Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves toured Kite Pharma with the Maryland Tech Council on Friday.
The BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) has been witnessing a strong upward growth trajectory in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic has only heightened the need for increased research, diagnostic and domestic manufacturing needs in the region. But while workforce needs are in demand, the right skills are in short supply.
A few weeks ago, we wrote about how the BioHealth Capital Region’s (BHCR) biotech sector is booming. Advanced biomanufacturing, cell and gene therapy, vaccine development, and the medtech industries have all seen record growth over the past few years.
When the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) convenes its annual trade show this month, Maryland’s life sciences ecosystem, which played a significant role in combating the global COVID-19 pandemic, will be on full display.
Novavax trials highlight Maryland’s COVID-fighting complex When Novavax Inc. received $1.6 billion last year from the federal government to speed up testing and production of a coronavirus vaccine, some observers [….]
Akan Biosciences Announces FDA Acceptance of IND Application for StroMel™; in Osteoarthritis of Knee
StroMel™ is a proprietary adipose-derived Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) product. StroMel™ will be frozen and stored allowing multiple administrations with each lot. Although the current IND is for autologous administration, Akan is planning to explore allogeneic applications as well.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented no shortage of challenges for Maryland businesses from managing a remote workforce to accessing volatile capital markets. The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) believes local companies can turn these challenges into long-term opportunities.
This year, more than ever before, we’ve seen just how important it is for us all to stay connected and work together to build a stronger biotech ecosystem. In the face of great adversity, the biotech community has risen to the challenge and formed new collaborations and partnerships to innovate and rapidly develop new medicines and tools to help us beat this pandemic.
The COVID-19 Pandemic didn’t stop the Maryland Tech Council from holding their 32nd Annual Industry awards. Taking this event online, MTC continued via a live virtual broadcast to recognize the top Life Sciences and Tech Companies in Maryland.
2020 Bio Innovation Conference Highlights the Assets and Aspirations of the BioHealth Capital Region
The 2020 Bio Innovation Conference, which was presented by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, was held virtually on October 5-6, 2020.