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University of Maryland College Park (UMD)
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
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Do Good Institute
At the University of Maryland, we are reinventing the college experience by producing future pioneers and entrepreneurial leaders who will address the challenges of the 21st century. The School of Public Policy and its Do Good Institute are transforming students’ idealism into extraordinary outcomes through rich learning experiences built on real-world application. As our state and world's problems grow increasingly complex and interconnected, the Do Good Institute at Maryland will develop generations of alumni who create innovative projects and ventures that will produce dramatic results at home and abroad.
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.
AIE was launched by UMD President Wallace Loh in 2013 and charged with engaging all 40,000+ of our students in innovation & entrepreneurship (I&E) experiences to prepare them to tackle the world's toughest problems. UMD is 54% of the way towards that goal as a result of extensive campus-wide collaboration across every school and college.
The Dingman Center is one of the nation’s pre-eminent institutions where the research, education and practice of entrepreneurship are pursued vigorously. We develop and execute curricular and non-curricular programs that uniquely leverage Smith School thought leadership, experiential learning and our network of practitioners to provide maximum resources to our startup community.
Every initiative is designed to support the Center’s mission within the Robert H. Smith School of Business:
We equip the next generation to launch and support ventures that advance industry and society;
We connect the University of Maryland to the innovation economy; and
We leverage thought leadership and our network to make entrepreneurs of all kinds more successful.