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MARYLAND TECHNOLOGY ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program offers funding for collaborative R&D projects that pair university faculty with Maryland companies for developing technology products. Products benefiting from MIPS, including the protocols for HughesNet, North America's largest consumer satellite Internet network, have generated more than $30 billion in revenue and added more than 6,000 jobs to the state.

The University of Maryland's Master of Professional Studies in Technology Entrepreneurship, offered through Mtech and the Office of Extended Studies, pairs an enriching academic experience with the skills and relationships of our world-class start-up incubators at the #1 public university in technology entrepreneurship.

Startup Shell is a vibrant student-run incubator and co-working space in Mtech's Technology Advancement Program building. Home to more than 100 student entrepreneurs and 30+ companies, the Startup Shell is a thriving community of motivated entrepreneurs collaborating and helping each other grow.

Mtech Hinman CEOs alumnus Anthony Casalena founded Squarespace, a leading web publishing platform.

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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