Aaron Chang, Renalert CEO – Engineering a Global Paradigm Shift to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

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In Conversation with Aaron Chang, CEO of Renalert – Engineering a Global Paradigm Shift to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury Every entrepreneur has a “founder’s story” that serves to build the unique framework for why they are just the right person to solve a specific problem. For Aaron Chang, CEO of Renalert, that story began at Johns [….]

From Turnaround CEO to Early Stage HealthTech Investor, A Fireside Chat with the Director of the INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator

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From Turnaround CEO to Early Stage HealthTech Investor, A Fireside Chat with the Director of the INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator Can a Successful Turnaround CEO help Turnaround the early stage HealthTech investment market? That’s a question that was partially answered on Monday when Startup Grind Columbia hosted Mike Thomas, Director of the INOVA Personalized Health [….]

Journey from Intern to CEO – Brad Hennessie of NextStep Robotics

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Journey from Intern to CEO – inConversation with Brad Hennessie of NextStep Robotics The secret to becoming a successful CEO “Build your own comfort level with being uncomfortable”. Brad Hennessie, CEO of NextStep Robotics, knows a little bit about being uncomfortable. Joining the military early in his career he worked as a paratrooper. In his [….]

How Maryland’s Legacy Can Help Your Company Get the Most out of BIO 2018

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How Maryland’s Legacy Can Help Your Company Get the Most out of BIO 2018 As reported last week, BIO 2018 attracted more than 1,800 exhibitors and sponsors who took part in 40,000+ pre-scheduled.  Dozens of Maryland Biotech Companies and hundreds of biotech professionals were among them.  Many accompanied the Department of Commerce or the Maryland [….]

New Director of TEDCO’s University Commercialization Fund Shares Vision for the Future

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New Director of TEDCO’s University Commercialization Fund Shares Vision for the Future The Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) is the State’s premier $5.8M investment program for validating and commercializing University research into new technology products and companies.  Run by TEDCO, MII is touted as one of the most innovative tech transfer and commercialization programs across the [….]

Hundreds of Maryland’s Biotech Leaders Converge on Boston to Send a Clear Message to the Industry

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Hundreds of Maryland’s Biotech Leaders Converge on Boston to Send a Clear Message to the Industry Every June more than 16,000 biotech professionals, from 5,000 companies, including many of the biggest names in biotech from around the world, gather for the largest global biotech industry event, the annual BIO International Convention. The exhibition hall alone [….]

BioFactura Raising Series B Investment to Advance Lead Biosimilar into Phase One

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BioFactura Raising Series B Investment to Advance Lead Biosimilar into Phase One Dr. Jeffrey Hausfeld, BioFactura’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Medical Officer has been tasked with raising a Series B round of $6 Million dollars to help bring their Stelara Biosimilar through Phase One Clinical trials. “We have received significant interest in this asset [….]

The Journey from Academia to Industry with the Help of BioTrain

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The Journey from Academia to Industry with the Help of BioTrain Retired BioTrain Program Manager, Mike Smith, interviewed by a past ‘student’ whose career transition from academia took shape through BioTrain’s industry-driven curriculum. It was late 2015, and like many 4th year PhD students I felt lost and anxious with what I needed to do [….]

A Personal Connection Fuels Commitment to Advancing Cystic Fibrosis Treatment for ISPE Keynote Speaker

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A Personal Connection Fuels Commitment to Advancing Cystic Fibrosis Treatment for ISPE Keynote Speaker Many pharma execs are proud to be part of an industry that advances life-saving treatments, giving hope and easing suffering for millions of families and individuals. For Alan Holmer, Director of Corbus Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc, and Chairman of the Board at [….]

Frederick Based Biosimilars Company Begins GMP Manufacturing and Scales Headcount

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Frederick Based Biosimilars Company begins GMP Manufacturing and Scales Headcount Image Credit: prweb.com/releases/2015/12/prweb13140953.htm BioFactura Inc. is a growing biotech company in Frederick, Maryland operating in an exciting and growing field.  The company develops and commercializes high-value biosimilars (i.e. generic biopharmaceuticals) using its patented StableFast ™ Biomanufacturing Platform which provides a superior and more efficient method [….]