University of Maryland $75K Business Plan Competition 2012


Executive summaries due


Competition Organizer

Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

Local US Event
College Park, MD
Submission Date


Business Plan Submission Date


Awards Date


Total Prize Cash (US Dollars)


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible

Open to current full-time and part-time undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni of the University of Maryland, College Park, as well as full and part-time faculty at the university. Team members may include people unaffiliated with the University of Maryland, College Park, provided that at least one of the principal contestants on the team is otherwise eligible.

Important Dates

Executive summaries are due on February 26, 2012. Teams must submit full business plans by March 26, 2012. Finalists will be announced on April 6, 2012, and the competition finals will take place on April 20, 2012. on the campus of University of Maryland College Park.

Other Info

For the competition, a range of ideas will be sought. Specific areas of interest may include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Technology solutions involving software or hardware
  • Products and services
  • Sustainable solutions to poverty
  • Sustainable "green" solutions