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Global University Venturing - USM Gains Momentum with Wise

Read an article about USM gaining momentum via Global University Venturing. Baltimore: David Wise Named Director of University System of Maryland’s Early-Stage Investment Fund

The University System of Maryland was recently named a leader for its early stage investment fund that is seeking to back early-stage startups.

IonQ Raises $20M Series B Round Led by NEA, GV to Advance Quantum Computing for Commercial Applications

IonQ today announced completion of a $20 million series B round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and GV (formerly Google Ventures).

USM Names David W. Wise Director of Maryland Momentum Fund

The University System of Maryland (USM) has named business innovator David W. Wise, MALD, as director of the Maryland Momentum Fund (MMF).

Baltimore Business Journal: University of Maryland is Salvaging Tech, Turning it into Fast-Growing Startups

The UM Ventures team decided to help take an active role in young companies, to move them toward commercialization.

Baltimore Sun: University of Maryland School of Medicine Startup Acquired

Living Pharma Inc., a cancer treatment startup out of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, has been acquired by Lentigen Technology.

Lentigen Technology Inc., a Miltenyi Biotec Company, Acquires University of Maryland, Baltimore CAR-T Cell Start-Up, Living Pharma, Inc.

Lentigen Technology Inc., a subsidiary of Miltenyi Biotec GmbH, announced today its acquisition of immunotherapy start-up Living Pharma, Inc.

New Accelerator Seeks to Attract Connected Health and Fitness Startups from Across the Country to Baltimore

The 16-week M-1 Ventures program to provide dedicated startup support that facilitates the development of innovative health care solutions.

UMD, UMB Strategic Partnership Announces Expansion of Interdisciplinary Research at Cole Field House

The University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore are expanding the research and clinical scope at Cole Field House.

University of Maryland Ranks Among Top 100 Worldwide for Patents

The NAI and IPO have ranked the University of Maryland No. 27 in the world and No. 11 among U.S. public institutions for patents awarded in 2016.