PATHS FOR MARYLAND  ENTREPRENEURS & INNOVATORS

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Master of Technology Entrepreneurship

Online master's program, combines award-winning academics with a web-based startup incubator

Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS)

Funding for tech product development projects teaming Maryland-based companies with University System of Maryland faculty

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program

Honors living-learning entrepreneurship program for freshmen and sophomores from diverse majors

Biotechnology Research and Education Program

Low-cost, expert bioprocessing and biopharmaceutical production facilities, training and education

Startup Shell at University of Maryland

Student-run, co-working space and incubator at the University of Maryland that fosters entrepreneurship through collaboration

Technology Advancement Program (TAP)

State's first technology company incubator, located on the UMD campus, with premier lab and office space and expert advisors

Minor in Technology Entrepreneurship

15-credit technology entrepreneurship minor available to all students on campus

Hinman CEOs Program

Nation’s first living-learning entrepreneurship program, serving approximately 90 upperclassmen from diverse majors

Free, Open Entrepreneur Office Hours

Office hours for regional entrepreneurs with bio- or tech-based startups or ideas, held in College Park and Baltimore each month

MOOC: Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies

Free Coursera class that helps students explore how to identify and develop great ideas into great companies

VentureAccelerator Program

Intensive, hands-on mentoring program that guides UMD inventors in launching successful ventures

DC I-Corps

Real-world, hands-on training on how to successfully incorporate innovations into successful products and licensing opportunities

Maryland International Incubator

Co-working space and incubator that helps international companies establish a presence in Maryland by offering a broad array of business services

Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center

Free legal services on intellectual property and related matters for emerging technology companies in Maryland

Courses in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Entrepreneurship and innovation courses for undergraduate, graduate, professional, middle and high school students

ASPIRE

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

Young Scholars Discovery

Three-week "Designing Your Own Business" summer course for middle school students

Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund

DNR-backed venture fund for MD startups with innovative technology addressing Chesapeake Bay pollution

DC I-Corps Accelerator

Continued support for DC I-Corps teams completing the initial program; includes customer discovery, prototype and testing, fund-raising and company-building assistance

Mtech Baltimore

Brings Mtech’s programs and capabilities to entrepreneurs in Baltimore, in addition to facilitating partnerships between UMD and UMB, especially in the area of biomedicine.

National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation

FDA consortia, supports pediatric device development with business, regulatory, legal, scientific, engineering, and clinical resources

Impact Seed Fund

$25,000 seed fund for students in the Hinman CEOs, EIP, and Hillman Entrepreneurs programs

Rapid Prototyping Center

Home to three higher-end machines, electronics prototyping equipment, several high-powered desktop workstations for CAD, and high-accuracy measurement equipment

MakerBot Innovation Center

Centralized, scalable 3D printing space that empowers everyone to invent, innovate, iterate, and replicate

Startup Village

Affordable house near the university enabling University of Maryland student and alumni entrepreneurs to pursue their companies full time