Biotech, Medtech, and pharma companies of all shapes, sizes, and focus areas are struggling to fill vacancies during a growth boom created by the pandemic and advancements in biomanufacturing, cell and gene therapy, and other bleeding-edge sectors. This ongoing boom has created an uber-competitive talent acquisition and retention environment that’s pushing hiring managers, talent leaders, and c-suite executives to evolve and adopt new talent hiring and retention strategies that give them a competitive hiring edge.
Maryland’s reputation as the destination state for biotech jobs and life science research continues to climb as new startups emerge across its biohealth cluster regions.
Frederick’s RoosterBio Releases RoosterGEM™, Cell and Gene Therapy’s First Complete Transduction Medium
RoosterBio Inc., a leading supplier of human mesenchymal stem/stromal cell (hMSC) working cell banks and hMSC bioprocess systems for cell and gene therapy product developers, today announced the launch of its product RoosterGEM™, a stand-alone, complete gene transfer medium that is optimized to remove key challenges in primary cell genetic modification. RoosterGEM, abbreviated for Rooster Genetic Engineering Medium, complements RoosterBio’s hMSC cell engineering system to offer a new and streamlined path for discovery, preclinical, and applied product development research – faster than ever before.
At BioBuzz, we’ve written extensively about the promise of cell and gene therapeutics for both patients and the companies developing these revolutionary personalized medicines.
2020 is over, but its impact on how employers recruit and hire talent will reverberate for years to come.
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.
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.
Top Biopharma Talent Acquisition Experts Share Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Employees in 2020
The biotech industry continues to grow rapidly across the nation, especially in the BHCR. The region’s strategy for hiring and retaining employees is a key driver of the BHCR’s steady, sustained growth.
At Maryland Lifesciences’ 2020 Bio Innovation Conference, American Gene Technologies (AGT) took center stage. AGT was the virtual event’s diamond sponsor, AGT’s CEO and Founder Jeff Galvin kicked off the event with opening remarks and then hosted several panel discussions, including “Expanding Progress and Opportunities in Gene and Cell Therapy,” which was a highlight of the conference’s second day.
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.