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2011-08-10 10:01:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS), a historically effective innovation development program in the State of Maryland, has approved 15 new high-technology and biotechnology product development grants worth $4.2 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO ) Among the projects are new drugs, treatments or tests for breast cancer, staph infections and malaria, "green" heated chicken house...

2011-02-17 07:24:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS) -- an initiative of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland -- is authorizing 16 new high-technology and biotechnology product development grants worth $3.7 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) MIPS fosters technology innovation and creates jobs in Maryland by funding commercially promising product...

2010-12-23 07:45:00

Successes Validate UMd.'s Entrepreneurship Ecosystem COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martek Biosciences, a company that launched leveraging the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland, entered an agreement on December 21 to be acquired by the Dutch company Royal DSM NV for $1.1 billion, the companies jointly announced. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) Martek is the second company sold for more...

2010-03-26 09:57:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martha Connolly, director of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) Maryland Industrial Partnerships program (www.mips.umd.edu) at the University of Maryland, was given the President's Award at the Greater Baltimore Committee's fifth annual Bioscience Awards ceremony, university officials announce today. Connolly accepted the award at a ceremony held in Baltimore on March 25. "The bioscience industry has made tremendous...

2009-02-05 09:45:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juxtopia(R) LLC, a biomedical and information technology company developing innovative human performance products and services, has received a $168K research project award from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program, company officials announce today. The funding supports research with Dr. Carol Espy-Wilson, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering department and the Institute for Systems Research at the...


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