Industry Alliances

A thriving academic health center for biomedical research, UMB’s faculty are conducting important basic, translational, and clinical research that is expanding knowledge and generating new discoveries. By forging connections among industry, academia, and key stakeholders, we translate these scientific discoveries into public use and benefit.

The Office of Industry Alliances helps companies explore and execute new opportunities within UMB, providing:

  • Introductory overviews and assessment of partnership potential
  • Information on common partnering vehicles and processes
  • Assistance connecting with University faculty and staff
  • Ongoing dialogue to foster long-term, strategic industry-University relationships

Common industry partnerships include sponsored research, clinical trials, and technology transfer licensing, and establishing a presence on campus.

UMB’s areas of excellence include:

Genomics Nanobiotech Trauma Medicine
HIV/AIDS Oncology Vaccines
Immunology  Pain Vascular Biology
Infectious Diseases Regenerative Medicine
Microbiome Transplantation

Contact us for more information on accessing UMB’s world-renowned science, research, and innovators.

Marco A. Chacón, PhD
Assistant Vice President, Industry Alliances
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Meredith L. Upton, MLIS
Director, Industry Alliances
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Justin Greenberg
Program Specialist