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Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    MARYLAND TECHNOLOGY ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE > Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities

    ASPIRE is a grant program for undergraduate researchers working with Clark School faculty on projects with commercial potential

    Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities

    Daniel J. Carafelli, C.P.M., A.P.P.

    Director, Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities
    Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)
    A. James Clark School of Engineering
    University of Maryland

    Daniel Carafelli is the long-serving director of the Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities for the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering. His broad experience includes leadership positions with the Supply Chain Management Center, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University Facilities Management, and Department of Transportation Services at the University of Maryland, the Air Transportation and Ground Transportation Departments at Archer Courier Systems, and the Office of Safety and Security at Montgomery College. Dan holds the lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.) professional designations from the Institute for Supply Management. He is a three-time graduate of the University of Maryland Global Campus with a B.S. in Business and Management, B.S. in Computer Studies, and Graduate Certificate in Financial Management.