University of Maryland: MPowering the State


Bioentrepreneurship Leader Joins UM Ventures Team

January 6, 2014

Martha Connolly Will Enhance UMD-UMB Innovation Ecosystem   COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 6, 2014 -- University of Maryland Ventures (UM Ventures) announced today that Dr. Martha J. Connolly has been named director of bioentrepreneurship, a new program supported by the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) and the A. James Clark School...
Read more →

New IBBR Director Envisions Premier Biotechnology Research Institute

November 12, 2013

November 13, 2013   Contact: Crystal Brown (UMD) 301-405-4621 Alex Likowski (UMB) 410-706-3801   New IBBR Director Envisions Premier Biotechnology Research Institute   COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland today announced the appointment of Thomas R. Fuerst, Ph.D., as the new director of the Institute for Bioscience and...
Read more →

M-CERSI Sponsors One-Day Conference on Regulatory Science and Innovation

September 4, 2013

Regulatory Science and Innovation Take Center Stage at One-Day Conference The University of Maryland Center for Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (M-CERSI), offers a forum for scientists from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the University of Maryland community, and the public to discuss current issues in regulatory science - the science of...
Read more →


August 7, 2013

UM Ventures catalyzes commercialization by engaging industry partners throughout the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan region  BALTIMORE, MD, August 6, 2013 – University of Maryland (UM) Ventures announced today agreements between University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and five different life sciences companies across the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan region. The companies include Montgomery County-based Rexahn...
Read more →

UMB and College Park to Share Recreational Facilities

July 29, 2013

University Recreation and Fitness (URecFit) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the Department of Campus Recreation Services at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) have agreed to provide access to recreation facilities to members of both campuses as another collaborative component of MPowering the State.  As of...
Read more →