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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    upcoming cohorts

    The regional UMD I-Corps Short Course introduces teams/individuals with innovations to the concepts of business models and customer discovery.

    If you are unable to find a cohort date below that fits with your schedule, try checking out cohorts from some of our partner I-Corps schools in the Mid-Atlantic on the Mid-Atlantic I-Corps Hub website here.

    UMD I-Corps January 2023 Short Course

    For best consideration, please apply by December 21 (all dates are virtual).

    Friday, January 6, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Class 1

    Friday, January 13, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Class 2

    Friday, January 20, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Class 3

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    National I-corps team cohorts >>

    "The [UMD I-Corps] training curriculum was just right and addressed all the information and knowledge needed for customer discovery and market studies."

    —Michael Kio, Postdoctoral associate, Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular engineering, University of Maryland, February 2020 UMD I-Corps Cohort