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  • UMB startup CoapTech Launches 2nd Generation Magnetic Balloon Catheter for the PUMA-G System

    Built in Baltimore, the magnetic balloon catheter is a key component of the PUMA-G System™ which enables ultrasound placement of gastrostomy tubes.

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  • UM Institute for Health Computing Up and Running

    Co-led by the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland, College Park, UM-IHC is computationally empowered life science research initiative to improve the well-being and health of citizens in Maryland and beyond.

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  • UMB Startup TollereBio Advancing Vaccine Adjuvant Platform

    Developed by Robert K. Ernst, PhD, a faculty researcher and entrepreneur at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, the technology is being used to develop accessible, cost-effective adjuvants for prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines....

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  • UMB Startup GlycoMantra Receives $3.7 Million SBIR Award

    The grant will support development of their pipeline of therapeutics for treating metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, MASH liver fibrosis, and type 2 diabetes

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  • University of Maryland Ranked No. 11 for Research Nationally

    With $1.23 billion in combined research expenditures, the Baltimore/College Park enterprise placed 19th overall nationally and 11th among all public institutions in Research & Development (R&D) spending.

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  • UMB Venture Initiatives

    UMB's strategic initiatives and spaces help advance discoveries, accelerate the commercialization of technologies, and support faculty and student entrepreneurs.

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  • Irazú Oncology licenses UMB technology for development of colorectal cancer vaccine

    The oncology vaccine platform will use the novel immunotherapeutic vaccine technology to stimulate the body’s own immune system to attack and destroy tumor cells.

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Spotlight on...

UM Ventures has launched a series of initiatives for the Center for Maryland Advanced Ventures, including:

NEW ACCELERATOR: Trajectory Next
Trajectory Next is a 12-week post-accelerator program for digital health, bio-health, and life sciences startups.

The Baltimore Fund
The Baltimore Fund provides financial incentives to companies affiliated with Maryland Public Higher Education Institutions to locate in a network of innovation centers in Baltimore City.

The UMCP Fischell Institute
The UMCP Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices is opening a satellite location at UMB to accelerate the development of innovative medical devices.

Maryland Momentum Fund
The University System of Maryland created the Maryland Momentum Fund, a $25 million early-stage investment program investing in USM-affiliated companies. The Maryland Momentum Fund is staffed by UM Ventures.

University of Maryland, Baltimore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
The University of Maryland, Baltimore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is pleased to announce the first round of UMB ICTR Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) Grant funding opportunities for 2018-2019.


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UM Ventures is a joint initiative of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and University of Maryland, College Park to commercialize technologies and expand industry collaboration.

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