UM Ventures

UM Ventures, the joint technology transfer operation of UMB and UMCP, has catalyzed commercialization of university inventions and created measurable economic impact.

By expanding licensing staff, providing seed grants to promising technologies, and aggressively marketing University of Maryland inventions to industry, UM Ventures has recorded steady growth in technology transfer results. Licensing revenues and agreements, invention disclosures and startup companies using university intellectual property also have increased.

University of Maryland, College Park UMCP
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Invention Disclosures 118 134 136 196  167  195
Start-ups
2 4 8 5  5  10
Licenses 14 13 18 21  16  22
University of Maryland, Baltimore UMB 2011 2012 2013 2014  2015 2016
Invention Disclosures 88 131 128 170  139  136
Start-ups
3 3 3 3  5  10
Licenses 14 21 23 30  39  34
Total 2011 2012 2013 2014  2015 2016
Invention Disclosures 206 265 264 366  306  331
Start-ups
5 7 11 8  10  20
Licenses 28 34 41 51  55  56

 

UM Ventures

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