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Innovate Maryland


Innovate Maryland 2021

Wednesday, April 21st

7:00PM ET


  • Join us to celebrate the University of Maryland's inventors, entrepreneurs, innovators, and partners at Innovate Maryland 2021.

  • The event will be part of President Darryll Pines Inauguration Week and President Pines will give remarks and participate in a Q&A session.

  • This year we are hosting the event virtually as a Zoom webinar.

About Innovate Maryland


Innovate Maryland is the annual celebration of the University's innovators, entrepreneurs, inventors, and creatives.

This signature event brings together campus innovators, alumni, and community partners to recognize the transformational impact made by our faculty, students, and alumni, including awards for Invention and Startup of the Year.

Join us April 21st as we welcome President Pines as he shares his vision and commitment to elevating UMD's innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.


  • Welcome and Introductions

  • President's Remarks

  • Q&A with President Pines

  • Awards Presentations

  • Invention of the Year

  • Life Science Award     

  • Physical Sciences Award   

  • Informational Science Award   

  • Overall Invention of the Year

  • Startup of the Year

  • Student Entrepreneur and Mentor of the Year (Rudy Awards)

Innovate Maryland 2021 Sponsors

Carter DeLuca
Carter, DeLuca & Farrell LLP
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Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT)
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Early Charm Ventures
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Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
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Quarles & Brady LLP
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Squire Patton Boggs
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Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
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Terrapin Development Company (TDC)
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