COLLEGE PARK, Md. , Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The
The projects, which span the State of Maryland , include environmentally friendly floors for poultry houses, portable wind turbines for generating energy, sound-expanding technologies for electric guitars, therapeutics for lupus, breast and ovarian cancer, and new, fast diagnostics for the flu and a common bacterial infection in children.
Nine of the projects are medical therapeutics or diagnostics, four relate to homeland security or defense, two involve energy, and two are in electronics. Four institutions are participating: the
Projects approved include:
This is the 43rd round of MIPS funding. The program has supported research projects with more than 400 different Maryland companies since 1987.
Projects are subject to final contract negotiations.
Commercial products benefiting from MIPS projects have generated more than
About MIPS (www.mips.umd.edu)
The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program, an initiative of the A. James Clark School of Engineering's Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute, or Mtech (www.mtech.umd.edu), brings university innovation to the commercial sector by supporting university-based research projects to help Maryland companies develop technology-based products.