As one of the world’s top bio hubs, the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) is rife with life science assets. The region has been at the forefront of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine race and it is rapidly becoming a center for advanced manufacturing. The BHCR cell and gene therapy ecosystem is thriving, and the area boasts one of the richest and most diverse tapestries of life science talent and workforce development programming. What’s more, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia are home to several dynamic university systems that keep the talent and tech transfer pipeline humming and full.
In the heart of pharmaceutical and medical innovation lies an undiscovered treasure that provides a pathway for med-tech innovation, the Maryland Development Council (MDC). The council is a MedTech Startup Studio that works with inventors to develop their ideas into working prototypes and marketable products.
Ken Malone is a co-founder of Early Charm Ventures, a venture studio founded in 2012 in Baltimore (Charm City) that converts science to business. Early Charm specializes in taking brilliant scientific discoveries made at universities and turning them into companies focused on growth. They don’t chase quick exits. They build companies that create sustainable value.
5 Questions with Martha Schoonmaker, Executive Director, Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology at Montgomery College (PIC MC)
Martha Schoonmaker is the first Executive Director for the PIC MC Foundation, the entity that develops, manages and markets the Germantown campus on behalf of Montgomery College for company locations. PIC MC is an integrated academic, business, and research campus and is the only community college with a hospital, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, located as the anchor resident partner.
Andrew Davis is Vice President at Scheer Partners and helps run the scientific real estate practice. Andrew lives in Maryland but assists scientific companies identify, negotiate, and build space in the Biohealth Capital Region, Philadelphia / Greater PA, and Massachusetts.
Reserve the afternoon of September 9th on your calendar for the 2020 Technology Showcase. The 4th annual event will highlight technologies being developed at the NCI and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer [….]
4 Key Insights for Startups and Entrepreneurs Looking to Grow a Life Science Business BioHealth Capital Region Key Opinion Leaders and Connectors Share Thoughts on Growing the Region’s Innovation Ecosystem [….]
In Conversation: Branden Denchfield – Co-Founder – Medical Now BioBuzz recently caught up with Branden Denchfield of Medical Now to learn about their mission to deliver certified personal protective equipment [….]
The DNA of a Life Science Entrepreneur What Nobel Laureate Dr. Jim Allison’s Story Can Teach Entrepreneurs and Innovators Jim Allison shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in [….]
Maryland Tech Council Helps Startups and Entrepreneurs Compete Globally for Venture Capital