The Geneva Foundation Expands Corporate Footprint in Fredrick, MD

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The Geneva Foundation (Geneva), a nonprofit leader in advancing military medicine, today announced the opening of its new office in Frederick, Maryland at the Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI), in collaboration with the Frederick County Office of Economic Development (FCOED). The location will serve as Geneva’s Frederick-based research management office as the organization continues to deliver medical research solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD).

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Relaunches Online Testing Delivery for Certified Pharmacy Technicians

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The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is kicking off 2023 with new opportunities for Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) to demonstrate their knowledge and earn advanced and specialty certificates. PTCB is relaunching OnVUE, an online proctored testing platform, allowing PTCB CPhTs to earn advanced credentials more conveniently.

TEDCO Partners with The Maryland Department of Commerce to Expand DefTech

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TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced today its partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce (Maryland Commerce) to expand and enhance the Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization (DefTech) Center. DefTech supports the growth of businesses by helping them leverage the technology, facilities and expertise in the Maryland Department of Defense (DoD) labs.

Catalent Launches New Service for End-to-End Supply Chain Case Management of Cell and Gene Therapies

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Catalent, the leader in enabling the development and supply of better treatments for patients worldwide, today announced the launch of its new Case Management Service, which has been specifically designed to address the unique challenges associated with the safe and timely delivery of advanced therapies to patients by providing professional supply chain oversight from program start to finish.

New TEDCO Study Outlines Critical Steps Needed to Cultivate a Thriving, Inclusive and Growing Innovation Economy

TEDCO logo over a backdrop of the Maryland flag
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TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, unveiled a legislatively mandated Maryland Innovation Competitiveness Study—one that could lead to a 5-year, $250 million down payment for an Equitech Growth Fund and the establishment of a major Kirwan-type commission. The new commission would map out an in-depth strategic plan focused on ensuring Maryland becomes a national model for a thriving, inclusive tech sector and innovation economy.

Agenda 2023: PQE Group Boosting Growth by Reinforcing Service Portfolio and Entering New Markets

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It has been another successful year for PQE Group, a consulting firm in the Life Sciences industry based in Florence (Italy) with 32 offices worldwide. Recently named “Best Managed Company” by Deloitte, the Group closed in 2022 with a +70% in revenues compared to the previous year, thanks to the tremendous growth in the US and other international markets.

Medcura Receives Breakthrough Device Designation for its LifeGel™ Absorbable Surgical Hemostat

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Medcura, Inc., a medical device company dedicated to transformatively improving the management of surgical bleeding, announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the coveted Breakthrough Device Designation for its LifeGel™ Absorbable Surgical Hemostat. LifeGel™ is the first and only hemostatic agent to receive Breakthrough Device Designation seeking a new and highly differentiated indication: in surgical procedures (except in ophthalmic and urological) as an adjunctive hemostatic device when control of minimal, mild, and moderate bleeding by conventional procedures is ineffective or impractical. Due to its no-swell properties, LifeGel can be used in surgical procedures where swelling cannot be tolerated.

McBee Moore & Vanik IP Celebrates Seven Years, Continues Growth

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McBee, Moore & Vanik IP, LLC began in 2016 when partners Susan McBee, C.G. Moore, David Vanik and 12 employees came together to form a new patent law firm with improved client service as the ultimate goal. This year, the firm is celebrating seven years together. 

Conexus Solutions, Inc. Announces Addition of Fred Halperin as Vice President, Commercial

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Halperin brings over 35 years of pharmaceutical industry experience to the newly created role. Prior to joining Conexus, he held several senior practice leadership roles at Accenture, Tata Consulting Services, etc., as well as in the Technology function at companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. Most recently, he established and led the internal IT function for a bio-pharmaceutical start-up where he was responsible for implementing a new technology infrastructure and application portfolio to support the Commercial, R&D, and Corporate Support functions within the company.

Bio-Trac and ATCC Partner to Hold Mammalian Cell Culture Workshop

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Bio-Trac and ATCC, the world’s premier biological materials management and standards organization, have partnered to conduct a “Best Practices in Mammalian Cell Culture” training workshop to offer a comprehensive overview of the principles and techniques related to cell culture techniques.