New Report Highlights Maryland Life Sciences’ National Strengths, Opportunities for Growth

Maryland has built “one of the nation’s strongest life sciences industries”.
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A new independent study finds that Maryland has built “one of the nation’s strongest life sciences industries” that directly employs more than 54,000 workers in the state. The report from the globally recognized Milken Institute also identifies new opportunities for the public and private sectors to enhance Maryland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and to strengthen its workforce development strategies.

5 Can’t Miss Q4 Events for Biotech Professionals in 2021

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What’s up, everybody?  My name’s Jake Greenwood and if you’re not aware, I have a weekly segment on LinkedIn called #WannaGoWednesday where I highlight upcoming Life Sciences Industry events in the BioHealth Capital Region and beyond.  Very often I’m looking at BioBuzz to see what those upcoming events might be.  Well, the good folks leading the community at BioBuzz have invited me to invade their platform and share the can’t miss events for the remainder of 2021. 

8 TEDCO Talks for Biotech and Life Science Enthusiasts in the BHCR

TEDCO Talks
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TEDCO Talks’, a video series launched by TEDCO in November 2020, serves as a platform for individuals to hear from thought leaders on economic development in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR), and particularly in Maryland. These 30-minute virtual ‘fireside chats’ cover a range of topics, such as advice to small businesses dealing with COVID-19, available funding programs and benefits, diversity and inclusion, and more.

Strengthening Workforce Preparedness and Diversity through Academia-Industry Partnership

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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.

Will the Biotech Industry Have the Right Talent for the Workforce of the Future?

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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.

Maryland Showcases Life Sciences Ecosystem at BIODigital 2021

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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

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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

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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.

Maryland Tech Council’s Business Continuity Task Force Helps Companies Excel in Uncertain Times

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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.