Paragon BioServices gets $1.2B Acquisition Deal by Catalent after launch of New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

Paragon BioServices
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Paragon BioServices gets $1.2B Acquisition Deal by Catalent after launch of New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility April 15, 2019 Paragon BioServices, the home-grown Maryland biotech company that started in a Baltimore incubator 30 years ago, has grown to more than 400 employees and is two weeks away from beginning production in a brand new 150,000 [….]

Autolus Therapeutics’ Aaron Vernon Delivers Inspiring Keynote Address on Impact of Cell Therapy Industry

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Autolus Therapeutics’ Aaron Vernon Delivers Inspiring Keynote Address on Impact of Cell Therapy Industry April 3, 2019 The 2019 MAST Showcase, hosted by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering – Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter (ISPE-CBA), kicked off this year’s event with an inspiring keynote address by Aaron Vernon, VP Engineering & Supply Chain at Autolus [….]

Emergent to Host BioManufacturing Job Fair in Baltimore

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Emergent to Host BioManufacturing Job Fair in Baltimore February 6, 2019 It’s hiring season for biotechs and companies across the BioHealth Capital Region are gearing up to compete for the highly specialized talent that they need. In fact, competition for talent in the region is expected to be among the most competitive many companies have [….]

Tissue Chips: Developments, Challenges, & Applications

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Tissue Chips: Past and Present Dr. Kristin Bircsak, MIMETAS The Challenges and Future of Microphysiological Systems Dr. Seila Selimovic, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering These seminars will focus on recent advances in the Tissue Chip field, an overview of regulatory challenges, as well as future scientific applications. Microphysiological systems (MPS), or Tissue Chips, [….]

This UMD Program is Providing Much Needed Biotechnology Industry Training to Meet Growing Demand

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This UMD Program is Providing Much Needed Biotechnology Industry Training to Meet Growing Demand January 8, 2019 The BREP program at UMD provides much-needed biotechnology industry training workshops that support the growing demand for biomanufacturing and process development talent the BioHealth Capital Region and beyond.With facilities in College Park and Rockville, Maryland, the Biotechnology Research [….]

Baltimore Biotech Earns International Recognition forAdvanced Development and Manufacturing Facility

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Baltimore Biotech Earns International Recognition for Advanced Development and Manufacturing Facility December 19, 2018 Located in Eastern Baltimore, just off of I-95 is Emergent BioSolutions’ Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (CIADM) facility, which recently won a 2018 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) honorable mention. Emergent’s CIADM, one of only three in [….]

Something Special is Brewing at GSK Biopharm

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Something Special is Brewing at GSK Biopharm November 20, 2019 Last week GSK Biopharm, the large-scale biomanufacturing half of GSK’s Rockville, MD operation, sponsored BioBuzz at local brewery, True Respite. In addition to celebrating the near-completion of their $139M expansion, they had a clear message to share with the BioHealth Capital Region.  Something special is [….]

UK Based T Cell Therapy Company Selects Maryland for New US Commercial Manufacturing Facility

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UK Based T Cell Therapy Company Selects Maryland for New US Commercial Manufacturing Facility London based T cell therapy company, Autolus Therapeutics will build its US commercial manufacturing operation here in Maryland; regional biotech ‘talent’ identified as a deciding factor.   September 19, 2018 Autolus Therapeutics is a promising clinical-stage biotech that is a leader in T-cell [….]

Paragon Welcomes Employees to New 151,000 sq/ft Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

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Paragon Welcomes Employees to New Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility After a week of persistent rain throughout Maryland, it was blue skies and a perfect 85-degree summer afternoon that marked an important day for Paragon Bioservices and their 250+ employees.  Dozens of those employees stepped off a charter bus from Baltimore to see the brand new [….]

ISPE 2018 Quality Manufacturing Conference

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FDA, MHRA, PMDA, & Industry Leaders Present on Data Integrity, Quality Metrics, & New Technologies in Global Manufacturing Environment Considered to be the paramount conference in the pharma industry, the 2018 ISPE Quality Manufacturing Conference provides the latest in: Leading-edge approaches in regulatory harmonization Quality and manufacturing potential Facilities and equipment innovation and evolution Gain expert insight [….]