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Innovation @ UMD

July 27
Sensing Drugged Driving: UMD Researchers Receive Grant for Roadside Drug Test
UMD start-up receives $150,000 Small Business Innovation grant for technology to identify drivers under the influence of illegal drugs. 
July 17
Battling Wildfires from Space: UMD & NASA Add to Firefighters' Toolkit
U.S. firefighters battling wildfires this year will get a clearer view of these threats with new UMD-led, NASA-funded satellite-based tools to better detect fires and predict their behavior. 
June 24
University of Maryland Named to 2015 Class of Innovation & Economic Prosperity Universities
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) honors 18 public institutions committed to economic engagement in annual list.
June 18
Custom Battery Manufacturer, FlexEl, to Open State-of-the-Art-Facility in College Park
University of Maryland spin-out will bring 50 new jobs to Prince George’s County as part of public-private partnership and advancements in Greater College Park. 
June 2
UMD Teams Awarded More Than Five Million Dollars to Improve Power Plant Cooling
UMD projects are 2 of 23 funded as part of a $60 million investment by ARPA-E's Advanced Research in a Dry Cooling program to spur transformative new power plant cooling technologies.
June 1
Annual HCIL Symposium Highlights Latest in Technology Research & Innovation
More than 200 attend 32nd annual UMD event featuring wearable technology, data visualization and more.
May 19
UMD Researcher Developing Virtual "CyberHeart" for Testing & Improving Implantable Cardiac Devices
Digital platform to accelerate the development of medical devices used in the treatment of heart disease.
April 30
Food Safety, Energy Storage & Video Authentication Innovations Honored at UMD's Annual Invention of the Year Awards
A new method for detecting bacteria in complex food samples, a revolutionary nanopore battery, and a new technique for verifying the source of video streams are the winners of the annual UMD Invention of the Year Awards.
April 28
University of Maryland to Host 4th Annual Do Good Challenge
Innovation-driven student groups make social impact and compete for more than $20,000 in cash prizes.
April 23
Scholly Wins 10th Annual Cupid's Cup Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder & CEO
Hosted by UMD’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, Cupid’s Cup strives to encourage interest in student entrepreneurship. 
April 23
UMD Opens MakerBot Innovation Center to Foster Entrepreneurship
First Large-Scale 3-D Printing MakerBot Innovation Center at Big Ten University and First in the DC/Maryland Area
April 22
UMD Team Wins EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge
UMD team wins third annual design competition created to engage college and university students in reinventing our water infrastructure.
April 8
UMD Students to Host Second Annual Bitcamp Hackathon
UMD’s student-run hackathon, held as part of 30 Days of EnTERPreneurship, will draw more than 1,200 students.
April 3
UMD-Led Team Creates U.S. Database of Food Safety Inspections
UMD faculty and graduate students in computer science and economics have created the largest national database of food safety inspection information. 
April 2
30 Days of EnTERPreneurship Showcases Innovation at UMD
Terps celebrate fearless ideas and innovations through a series of events and competitions that ignite the entrepreneurial spirit of the campus community.