“Fiscal Year 2021 was an extraordinary one for Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures despite the challenges of the pandemic,” Executive Director Christy Wyskiel told BioBuzz in an email. “We took full advantage of the momentum from the last few years.”
As we noted in our previous story, “Diversity in Biotech, Industry’s Next Big Challenge,” there is a deep, rich, underappreciated history of African-American innovation in the life sciences and STEM fields.
End of Year Update: 2020 Life Science Venture Capital Funding Roundup in the BioHealth Capital Region
This has certainly been a year unlike any other for BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science companies of all sizes and kinds. Just a few months into 2020, the coronavirus pandemic swept the region, seriously disrupting, albeit temporarily, the best laid plans of aspiring founders, entrepreneurs, emerging startups, pre-clinical and more established, larger biohealth organizations in Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Maryland.
JHU Spinout Thrive Earlier Detection Lands up to $2.15 Billion in Acquisition by Exact Sciences
Maryland is the epicenter of biotech and life science innovation in the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR). The state is home to a burgeoning life science ecosystem, including a rapidly growing cell and gene therapy industry, a robust and growing advanced biomanufacturing environment, and a deep network of leading research universities and critical government life science research entities.
Baltimore, Maryland’s LifeSprout Closes $28.5M Series-A, Looks Toward the Future LifeSprout, a privately-held regenerative medicine company located in Baltimore, Maryland, recently announced the closing of a $28.5M Series A financing [….]
BioHealth Capital Region Startups Raised More Than $739M in 2019 These 15 Biohealth Startups had a Banner Year, Setting Themselves Up for Success in 2020 The startup ecosystem in the [….]