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Ratcliffe Foundation grant supports business leadership program for students at Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology

June 30, 2014
The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation has awarded the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) a three-year, $600,000 grant to initiate the Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneurs Fellowship Program. This new effort has been formed to help young scientists cultivate the leadership and business skills necessary to bring their bench research into commercial markets.

IMET wins $500,000 in global innovative carbon use competition

April 16, 2014
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) has been named a winner in the first round of the Change and Emissions Management Corporation's (CCEMC)’$35 million international Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses for its work in using algae to capture carbon dioxide.

Ryan Powell competes in $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge

April 11, 2014
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) graduate assistant Ryan Powell was one of the Final Four competing for a $100,000 grand prize at the $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge Finals, held at the University of Maryland on March 26, 2014.

Scientists discover key hormone that makes it possible for female crabs to mate and care for their young

January 29, 2014
Those two crooked beady eyes peeking out of the shell do more than just help blue crabs spot food in the murky waters of the Chesapeake Bay.

10th Annual International Marine Biotechnology Conference

November 20, 2013
Scientists from IMET attended the 10th Annual International Marine Biotechnology Conference in Brisbane, Australia. More than 300 delegates attended the conference from more than 20 countries.

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