COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- The University of Maryland and Uber announced a partnership to support student-generated innovation Monday.
The collaboration will foster and advance student-driven innovations and technology, according to news release sent out Monday.
"Partnering with Uber furthers our mission to position the University of Maryland as a leading public research institution, equipping students with top-notch entrepreneurial skills and opportunities. We are thrilled that Uber recognizes the opportunity to solve challenges in College Park and to engage our highly motivated students in the process of moving our innovation economy forward," said Ken Ulman, UMD strategist for economic development.
The partnership will include the following initiatives: