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You are here Baltimore: From nanosensors to vaccines, these creations won UMD’s Invention of the Year awards

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Learn more about the creations that won awards during Innovate Maryland, UM Ventures's annual event celebrating inventions that arise from University of Maryland-based research.

Yesterday, 342 inventions were whittled down to 12 finalists and, ultimately, four winners of the University of Maryland‘s (UMD) Invention of the Year Awards.

The four awardees named during yesterday’s Innovate Maryland event — UM Ventures‘s annual celebration of commercial tech and science achievement throughout UMD’s campuses  —  exemplify the university’s ability to turn research at UMD’s College Park and Baltimore campuses (among other affiliate institutions) into “creative and exciting real-world products,” a statement said.

“We want to get products [based on] university research out for public use, for public good and for public benefit,” Felicia Metz, associate director of UM Ventures, told

View the list and read the full story at Baltimore.