COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS) today announces the approval of 18 new collaborative research projects between Maryland companies and university faculty.
Worth $4.4 million, the new projects combine $3 million from participating companies and $1.4 million from the Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program.
Through MIPS, faculty members engage in research that furthers the development of high-tech products for Maryland companies. Projects, which must be technology-focused and possess commercial potential, can range from creating or testing new products to clinical and pre-clinical trials.
Both the company and the University of Maryland contribute funding for each project. All funding goes to the participating faculty.
Four University System of Maryland campuses have approved projects. Three participating companies are based in Baltimore, two are on the Eastern Shore, one is in Southern Maryland, and one is near Annapolis, while the remaining ten are in Frederick, Gaithersburg, and near the Capital Beltway.
Projects approved, listed by participating company, university, project title and total project funding, include:
-- Salisbury-based AHPharma Food Safety Products Inc. and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore: Underwater Pulsed Arc Discharge (UPAD) for Poultry; $251,703
-- Arnold-based Applied Sensor Research and Development Corp. and the University of Maryland, College Park: Porous Packaging for Microfluidic Sensors; $97,112.
-- Frederick-based BioElectronics Corporation and the University of Maryland, Baltimore: Pulsed Electromagnetic Therapy for Healing; $258,788.
-- Baltimore-based CCC Diagnostics LLC and the University of Maryland, Baltimore: Clinical Studies of Drug Response Indicators Test; $732,700.
-- Baltimore-based CSA Medical Inc. and the University of Maryland,
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