Nurturing the Growing BioHealth Capital Region Ecosystem – Reflections from the Mid-Atlantic Life Science and Biotech Summit

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It’s no secret that the BioHealth Capital Region has blossomed into a competitive and notable life science ecosystem in recent years, with capital continuing to flow into the sector. We have much to celebrate in how far we’ve come, but we must also realize that the work is far from over. Now that our roots have been firmly established, we need to think on how we can continue to support our ecosystem so that it can flourish.

BioBuzz Community Thriving as Showcased in Recent Return to In-Person Events after Nearly Two-Year Hiatus

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Around 200 attendees joined BioBuzz’s first gathering since pre-COVID at Brookeville Beer Farm last week, reveling in the feeling of being face-to-face with other community members of the Biohealth Capital Region after a year and a half of Zoom meetings. The event, which CRB sponsored, highlighted the importance of getting back together as a community.

5 Can’t Miss Q4 Events for Biotech Professionals in 2021

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What’s up, everybody?  My name’s Jake Greenwood and if you’re not aware, I have a weekly segment on LinkedIn called #WannaGoWednesday where I highlight upcoming Life Sciences Industry events in the BioHealth Capital Region and beyond.  Very often I’m looking at BioBuzz to see what those upcoming events might be.  Well, the good folks leading the community at BioBuzz have invited me to invade their platform and share the can’t miss events for the remainder of 2021. 

How to Partner with the Frederick National Lab and National Cancer Institute

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Both the FNL and NCI look for partnerships that can aid their work while providing their partners’ resources and expertise. The lab’s partners often include big pharmaceutical and biotech companies that are more product-driven than NCI and FNL, which are more research-driven. 

Annual Month-Long Festival to Celebrate STEM Across Maryland

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The Maryland STEM Festival is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics held across the state of Maryland every fall. Hundreds of fun, interactive STEM learning events are hosted throughout the state by participating agencies and organizations such as libraries, public and private schools, colleges and universities, museums, professional associations, and nonprofits educational organizations to highlight the educational, cultural, and financial impact of science in this state.

2021 Mid-Atlantic Science and Technology Virtual Showcase

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The ISPE Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter Mid-Atlantic Science & Technology (MAST) Virtual Showcase, hosted on May 19th, 2021, provided a platform for life science companies to discuss strategies for addressing challenges in the life science industry.

Frederick Biotech Leaders Discuss Strategies for Talent Recruitment and Retention

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Maryland’s reputation as the destination state for biotech jobs and life science research continues to climb as new startups emerge across its biohealth cluster regions.

Biohealth Industry Day Highlights Partnerships and Pathways for Early-Career Professionals

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While the pandemic has forced many industries to downsize, biotech companies have had the opportunity — or sometimes the obligation — to ramp up. Just take a look at Catalent Pharma Solutions, the Baltimore-based contract manufacturer. The company has hired over 500 new employees since last March, said Talent Acquisition Specialist Charle’ Lamb during a panel at the Biohealth Industry Day.

Montgomery College’s Bio-Trac Biotechnology Program Offering Rigorous Life Science Professional Development Lineup this Spring and Fall

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Bio-TracⓇ is a leading biotechnology-focused professional development and workforce training program located at Montgomery College’s Bioscience Education Center (BEC). The program nurtures and supports the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) talent pipeline as well as national and international academic, government, and private research institutions.