Baltimore | Resource Profiles

Explore the resources available to entrepreneurs in Baltimore

UMD & UMB Seed Grant Program

Funding

Description

The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campuses are pleased to co-host the joint Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program. The intent of this initiative is to promote structured collaboration between UMD and UMB and to advance the institutions’ joint goals in research and innovation.Since 2008 the UM Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program has:Fostered creative teams of investigators working across disciplinary boundaries and campuses;Supported new research foci and basic science tracks to pursue future health care improvements and/or technologies; andStimulated submission and funding of innovative basic and translational science research proposals to federal, public or private funding agencies.Historically, there have been four to seven awards funded per year, in the range of $50,000 to $75,000; the final number of awards will depend on the quality and quantity of proposals received as well as the proposed budgets. It is expected that the budgeted awards will be distributed equally between the two PIs or institutions, whichever is appropriate.

Tags

University-affiliated, Grants

Resource Providers:

University

UM Ventures provides unified licensing and patenting services and joint mar­keting to the business community to increase efficiency and productivity.UM Ventures is a joint initiative of the MPowering the State Program, bringing the University of Maryland, Baltimore and University of Maryland, College Park together to commercialize discoveries, and create economic impact by engaging partners in industry and social ventures. By encouraging our students and faculty, providing expert advice and business services, more discoveries will reach the market. By engaging directly with external partners we will bring new investment, expanded markets and more startup ventures.The UM Ventures internal Advisory Board was formed in August 2012. Its members are the Deans of Business, Engineering, and Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences at UMCP and the Deans of Law, Medicine, and Pharmacy at UMB. The Board is co-chaired by the UMCP Vice President of Research, and UMB Vice President of Enterprise and Economic Development.

UM Ventures
University

The University of Maryland, College Park is a public research university in College Park, Maryland. Founded in 1856, UMD is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland

University of Maryland College Park (UMD)
University

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the state's public health, law, and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate studies

University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB)

Affiliated Ventures:

Resource Details
For Startups
For Nonprofits
For Small Businesses

The University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campuses are pleased to co-host the joint Research and Innovation Seed Grant Program. The intent of this init…

Earliest Stage Served:
Early
Latest Stage Served:
Established
All Stages Served:
Early, Established
Industries Served:

Healthcare, Technology, Health IT, Health Technology, Public Health

Contact Them

2130 Mitchell BuildingUniversity of MarylandCollege Park, MD 20742

Visit Website