Center for Maryland Advanced Ventures (CMAV)


Created by The University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act of 2016, the Center for Maryland Advanced Ventures (CMAV) amplifies the impact of university-based research and facilitates technology transfer. Strategic initiatives and programming works collaboratively with existing programs offered by UM Ventures, TEDCO (Maryland Technology Development Corporation), and the Maryland Department of Commerce to advance commercialization, support entrepreneurship, and drive economic growth. Some of the programs and initiatives include seed grants, UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research, Medical Device Development Fund, Life Sciences Intellectual Property Fund, Specialized Wet Lab and Prototyping Facilities, Chesapeake Digital Health Exchange @UMB Digital Health Pre-Accelerator, business development support.

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Representative Programs

CMAV has two signature programs, the Baltimore Fund and the Maryland Momentum Fund.

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FY 2023 Report

CMAV’s fiscal year 2023 accomplishments and highlights.

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