MIPS Funding for Technology Product Development

Accelerate your technology product development and work with world-class university research faculty through funding from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) Program.


MIPS provides research funding, matched by participating companies, for university-based research projects to help companies develop tech products.


Benefits to Maryland companies include:


  • cost-effective research through university collaboration;
  • access to expert university faculty, students, state-of-the-art facilities, laboratories and equipment;
  • efficient transfer of technology from university to companies; and
  • the opportunity to work with students--potential future hires.

Benefits to Maryland faculty include:

  • research leads directly to new product development;
  • potential for published papers and improved university facilities;
  • students gain valuable experience working on commercial technologies; and
  • rapid proposal evaluations.


Read more and learn how to apply!