Vigene Biosciences Plans Major Expansion in Maryland, Adding up to 245 Jobs

Vigene Biosciences Expansion 245 New Jobs
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Vigene, a gene therapy development company, said it intends to lease a 52,000 square-foot manufacturing space at 14200 Shady Grove Road that will nearly double the company’s existing manufacturing footprint. The new space is in addition to its existing headquarters, R&D, and manufacturing locations that opened in Rockville last year. The additional space from the new facility will allow the company to expand its current headcount of 125 by the addition of 245 more employees.

5 People in the BioHealth Capital Region You Should Know In 2021

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2020 brought about a lot of growth across the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) as dozens of organizations responded with urgency to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Questions With… 2020 Recap

5 Questions With 2020
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In 2020 we introduced a new series titled “5 Questions With…” in an effort to spotlight individuals from across the BioHealth Capital Region and beyond. Providing this platform has allowed us to help share the stories of industry peers and show that there isn’t a single “right” way to becoming an industry success.

Meet Your 2020 BioBuzz Award Winners

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Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our inaugural BioBuzz Awards. The BioBuzz Awards are a celebration of the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

One-Fourth of Maryland’s Future 20 are Life Science Companies

Life Science Innovation in Maryland
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Maryland’s Future 20 Up-and-Coming Startups include five Life Sciences companies on the cutting edge of developing life-changing therapies and treatments for various illnesses. Five of 20 companies included in the list also highlight the state’s Life Sciences ecosystem’s strength.

Billions Pour into BioHealth Capital Region to Battle COVID-19

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Over the past nine months, more than $7 billion in federal funding has poured into the BioHealth Capital Region aimed at the battle against COVID-19 and has shown a spotlight on the broad impact biopharma life science companies and academic institutions are making in the fight against the pandemic.

2020 Virtual BioHealth Capital Region Forum Kicks Off October 19th

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The 6th annual Biohealth Capital Region (BHCR) Forum kicks off on October 19th. This year’s event will be held virtually and will bring together the top biotech and life science executives and expert speakers from across the industry, academia, healthcare, government, finance, and real estate development, among others.

5 Questions with Ulyana Desiderio, Director of BioHealth and Life Sciences in the Maryland Department of Commerce

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Jacob Greenwood is the Director of Business Development in CRB’s Maryland office. Born and raised in Northeast Baltimore City, he is a life-long Marylander devoted to seeing his state prosper.