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2011-05-09 16:12:00

PolyVec Systems' Breast Cancer Gene Therapy Delivery Solution Wins $45K in Three Categories COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces the winners of the 2011 University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) Winning student and faculty teams were selected from 71 initial entries and eight finalists, who gave investor presentations on May...

2011-04-29 10:08:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finalists in this year's University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition preparing their investor presentations are privy to a special team of coaches from FounderCorps, whose experienced entrepreneurs support technology entrepreneurship organizations in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Eight FounderCorps members are mentoring the competition's eight finalists alongside Maryland Technology Enterprise...

2011-04-08 13:41:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new version of the University of Maryland's SCARE analytical computational technology can help U.S. military analysts and planners find large caches of insurgent weapons, insurgent commanders and other "high value targets" in Afghanistan, say University of Maryland researchers in a paper accepted for publication in the 2011 International Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence. The Maryland-developed...

2011-04-06 16:38:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces eight finalists for the University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition. Now in its eleventh year, the competition has served as a launch pad for Inc. 500 and additional multi-million-dollar companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101005/MTECHLOGO) Finalists were selected among 20 semi-finalists and 71 initial entries in the categories of...

2011-03-22 07:00:00

Wide variety of speakers will address cybersecurity technology, policy, and economics COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland has announced the creation of a new cybersecurity seminar series made possible by a sponsorship from Google. The Google and University of Maryland Cybersecurity Seminar Series will feature a diverse group of speakers from industry, academia, and government, addressing a broad range of topics related to cybersecurity,...

2011-03-08 10:48:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 8, 2011 -- The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) today announces 20 high-technology and biotechnology semifinalists for the University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition. Now in its eleventh year, the competition has served as a launch pad for Inc. 500 companies. Semi-finalists were selected among 71 entries in the categories of high-technology and biotechnology and undergraduate students. Entries, submitted as executive summaries, were...

2011-02-24 09:43:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's $90 billion fleet of privately owned freight railway cars may be in jeopardy, according to a new report released today by the Supply Chain Management Center at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The fleet is integral to the efficient movement of goods by rail and drastically reduces the environmental impact of shipping by eliminating the equivalent of 30 million truck shipments a year. The...

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...

2011-02-09 11:32:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBA students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business created a business case that secured a $200,000 investment from Lockheed Martin to develop a nanotechnology created by university faculty. The investment, secured during the initial offering of a new technology-transfer course spearheaded by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, is a win for the university as its first payoff for increased focus on...

2011-01-24 11:54:00

Thomas Lowry Confesses to Altering Lincoln Pardon to April 14, 1865 WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero announced today that Thomas Lowry, a long-time Lincoln researcher from Woodbridge, VA, confessed on January 12, 2011, to altering an Abraham Lincoln Presidential pardon that is part of the permanent records of the U.S. National Archives. The pardon was for Patrick Murphy, a Civil War soldier in the Union Army who was...


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