University of Maryland, Baltimore - UM Ventures
620 W.Lexington Street, 4th Floor
Baltimore MD 21201
The University of Maryland (UM) is commercializing breakthrough therapies, diagnostics and devices, fueling the creation of innovative start-up companies, and attracting industry leaders and entrepreneurs to its thriving downtown campus. Founded in 1.807 as the first public medical school in the nation and the founding institution of the University System of Maryland, UM is a fast-growing biomedical research center with nationally ranked professional schools of dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and an interdisciplinary graduate school. Home to prestigious research centers such as the Institute for Human Virology, Institute for Genome Sciences and Center for Vaccine Development, UM received $567 million in extramural research funding in FY 2010. UM's adjacent biomedical research park, the University of Maryland BioPark, houses a growing cluster of life science companies and translational research centers.
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