Board of Regents
Committee on Economic Development and Technology Commercialization
September 1, 2011
University of Maryland, College Park
Public Session

Cover Memo Convening Meeting

1. Robert Rosenbaum Presentation - President, Maryland Technology Development Corporation

TEDCO programs targeting USM labs and tech transfer offices Venture fund
Entrepreneurship forum in the fall in collaboration with the USM

2. AUTM Report Highlights

3. Montgomery County Bio-Health Intermediary Initiative

4. Economic Impact -- Discussion

Economic impact statement and survey
     o Needs to be done before the legislative session
Quarterly tracking of new companies
USM Cyber security initiative

5. Research Foundation -- Introductory Discussion

  • Creating a research foundation that complements institutional TIC activities
  • Vehicle for handling patents, establishing seed money, owning equity in startups, enhancing tech transfer capacity and fostering collaboration

Driving Direction & Map