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ABCEI Reminders: Week of 4/24

Read about the 2023 CBIC Final Event!

The CBIC Final Event

What a night! Last Thursday night, The Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ABCEI) hosted its annual Cangialosi Business Innovation Competition. The 2023 event included seven finalist teams, which consisted of undergraduate and graduate students from various majors from UMBC. The Alex. Brown Center offered two tracks for students to enter: Technology & Innovation and Social Impact. Thank you to everyone who joined the ABCEI for this incredible night of community and good ideas! See the 2023 winners below!

Technology & Innovation Track

  • 1st Place: Fly Easy
  • 2nd Place: BetterU
  • 3rd Place: Idea Chain

Social Impact Track

  • 1st Place: Amron
  • 2nd Place: UMBC Beauty
  • 3rd Place: Scan Safe
  • 4th Place: Zeitlos

Thank You To Our 2023 Panel of CBIC Judges!

  • Eli Eisenberg '86CEO of VPC, Inc.
  • Kimberly BrownCEO of Amethyst Technologies, LLC
  • Lindsay RyanExecutive Director of Economic Development, University of Maryland System

The University System of Maryland Launch Fund

The University System of Maryland (USM) Launch Fund connects early stage entrepreneurs - builders, creators, and innovators - to existing resources, mentorship, and capital. It creates a new capital source designed to fill gaps and connect to other capital and resources. 

The capital provided through this fund is flexible and early, in the form of grants (non-dilutive) and investments (dilutive) ranging from less than $2,000 microgrants to grants and investments of generally up to $50,000. To learn more and apply, click here!

Maryland New Venture Fellowship Pitch Night at BWTech

Join BWTech as they celebrate the culmination of 12 weeks of hard work from the participating teams, and hear them pitch their big ideas for commercially viable solutions our nation needs to secure our information systems, utilities, infrastructure, and supply chains. To learn more and register, click here!

Connected Patient Challenge VII

Boston Scientific's annual Connected Patient Challenge is now open and accepting applications. The Challenge is a global contest designed to address unmet healthcare needs by encouraging companies and individuals to leverage digital health tools to optimize patient care and healthcare efficiency. There are two distinct areas of interest for this year's challenge: the Digital Health Challenge and the Peripheral Vascular and Oncology Challenge. To learn more, click here!

Posted: April 24, 2023, 10:02 AM