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Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    CORPRENECT PROGRAM > Benefits

    Hinman CEOs Program

    BENEFITS

    What's in it for innovators and entrepreneurs?

    BUILD

    corporate relationships and partnerships

    STREAMLINE

    the path to corporate engagement

    PILOT

    your product or proof-of-concept

    ACQUIRE

    brand and product exposure

    GAIN

    validation and credibility with corporate partners

    ACCESS

    market knowledge and expertise

    IDENTIFY

    the corporate experts in your market

    EXPLORE

    additional opportunities for corporate engagement

    What's in it for corporations?

    GAIN ACCESS

    to low-cost, low-risk R&D with innovators through a structured program

    IDENTIFY AND REMOVE

    internal roadblocks to innovation

    TEST

    innovative business models and validate customers

    DEVELOP

    products in areas related to but outside of your company

    EXPLORE

    new product segments

    SHORTEN

    the cycle of innovation

    DISCOVER

    new opportunities for collaboration, such as a joint venture, investment, or licensing deal

    SIMPLIFY

    the process for engagement

    SPUR

    external innovators to tackle challenges specific to your business