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Coronavirus Medical Device Grants

UM Ventures is providing grants of up to $50,000 per project for research that contributes to the commercialization of evidence-based medical devices related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Get more information and apply.

The Office of Research and Development (ORD) is the chief administrative unit and catalyst for advancing research and economic development at UMB.

ORD furthers these developments by providing high-quality service to investigators, fostering new research and clinical initiatives with industry, and promoting translational discoveries into public benefit. Our outreach projects encourage economic development in Baltimore through a variety of programs designed to invest in and support University startups and encourage the location of University-created or -sponsored companies in Baltimore. Through in-country education and research programs as well as licensing UMB’s intellectual property, ORD extends UMB’s impact globally.