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Maryland Momentum Fund makes $250,000 investment in stroke company

The University System of Maryland's investment vehicle, the Maryland Momentum Fund, has provided $250,000 to a Baltimore medical device company.

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UMB opens innovation space at the Biopark

The University of Maryland, Baltimore launched its Graduate Research Innovation District at the University of Maryland BioPark Thursday, a space that university leaders hope spurs student startups while also acting as a resource for the southwest Baltimore community. The GRID ...

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UMB startup Harpoon Medical acquired for $100 million (access required)

University of Maryland, Baltimore startup Harpoon Medical was acquired by Edwards Lifesciences for $100 million, Edwards announced Wednesday. The deal could rise to $150 million if Harpoon meets pre-specified milestones. Harpoon’s primary product is a device designed to facilitate beating-heart, ...

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New College Park building to house collaborations with Baltimore campus (access required)

The latest glass building to complete construction on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, A. James Clark Hall will house the university’s fast-growing bioengineering department, but its impact could stretch beyond campus. The 184,000-square-foot facility, dedicated Friday by campus ...

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UMD Baltimore and College Park campuses announce joint ventures

The University of Maryland announced five new joint programs as part of the MPowering the State partnership between the Baltimore and College Park campuses. Last year, the state legislature passed the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership Act of 2016, codifying ...

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Loh urges ‘metropolitan’ thinking on Amazon headquarters (access required)

University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace Loh asked Baltimore business leaders to consider the entire Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area as the university pursues a bid to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to College Park. Loh, speaking at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s ...

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Roundtable to highlight development at Baltimore’s BioPark (access required)

Business leaders will hold be holding a discussion on economic development advancements at Baltimore’s BioPark. It’s being held Thursday at the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s growing community of emerging and high-growth life science companies and research centers. Sen. Ben Cardin ...

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UM Ventures program finds success with Living Pharma acquisition (access required)

Lentigen acquired University of Maryland, Baltimore startup Living Pharma last week just 18 months after the company was founded, an initial success for a university program designed to turn languishing technologies into successful companies. The New Ventures Initiative, run out ...

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