Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

UMD Recognized for Top Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs

UMD Recognized for Top Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs

The University of Maryland (UMD) has been named one of the country's "Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs" by the Princeton Review. In the 2015 list of the top entrepreneurship programs, published in Entrepreneur magazine, UMD ranks No. 9 among public schools and No. 21 overall for its undergraduate program.

This is the fourth consecutive year that UMD has been named a Top 25 Entrepreneurship Program. Over the past year, student enrollment in innovation and entrepreneurship courses at UMD has doubled. The University of Maryland offers 141 innovation & entrepreneurship (I&E) courses taught by 103 faculty representing 34 different campus departments, including courses in engineering.

Contributing to the success of the University of Maryland’s I&E students is the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a Clark School program that offers courses and support in entrepreneurship to students and faculty. Through the program, participants gain the skills to research, create, and market innovative technologies. They also have the opportunity to work one-on-one with successful tech entrepreneurs for feedback and advice on project ideas.
 

To learn more about the Mtech program at UMD, visit www.mtech.umd.edu.

September 29, 2014


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Prof. Robert Newcomb to Lead FIRE Research Stream on Neural Systems and Neurotechnologies

Miao Yu named Maryland Robotics Center director

UMD Takes 1st in American Helicopter Society Student Challenge

ECE Student Team Wins Third Place at IEEE Signal Processing Cup 2017 Global Competition

Decade of TMV research leads to never-before-seen microsystems for energy storage, biosensors and self-sustaining systems

Peter Kofinas Will Serve as Next Chair of ChBE

New TMV supercapacitor work featured in Nanotechweb article

ECE Alumnus Briskman Wins 2017 IAF Hall of Fame Award

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts