ISPE’s Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter Providing Stronger Support to Rapidly Evolving BioHealth Capital Region

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ISPE’s Chesapeake Bay Area Chapter Providing Stronger Support to Rapidly Evolving BioHealth Capital Region March 5, 2019 With approximately 2,000 new life science-related jobs projected for the regional market, the BioHealth Capital Region is in for an exciting and turbulent 2019. Under a newly elected executive Board, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE), Chesapeake [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]

To Achieve 100% Job Placement, This Program Teaches Beyond the Classroom

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To Achieve 100% Job Placement, This Program Teaches Beyond the Classroom How The Program Director of the Bioprocessing Technology A.A.S Program at Frederick Community College Ensures That All of Her Students Land Jobs August 22, 2018 If you spend any time around the water cooler, you’ll undoubtedly hear conversations about the challenges that so many [….]

Virginia Life Science Industry Leaders Gather for Workforce Summit

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Virginia Life Science Industry Leaders Gather for Workforce Summit The Virginia Life Science Workforce Summit was a statewide gathering of life science industry employers, higher education institutions, economic development authorities, HR professionals, and policymakers held this past week on June 21st. VABio hosted the event with the support of many prominent sponsors who, like the attendees, [….]

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 [….]