Week ending March 19, 2021

Week ending March 19, 2021 Hearings were held in the Senate on two bills that propose to create a Technology Infrastructure Pilot Program within TEDCO to expand opportunities for technology validation, entrepreneurial development, and industry engagement at State Universities.  Senate Bill 732:  Economic Development – Maryland Innovation Initiative University Partnership Pilot Program – Establishment, focused…

BioCapital Life Sciences Career Fair

At the BioCapital Life Sciences Career Fair, a job application every minute Congratulations to the Maryland life sciences community for a successful BioCapital Life Sciences Virtual Career Fair on February 18th, where 18 life sciences companies across the region met with nearly 200 job seekers in our virtual exhibit hall. In all, job seekers submitted…

Week Ending February 12, 2021

Week Ending February 12, 2021 There were three hearings of interest to the Maryland Tech Council this past week. Senate Bill 66: Department of Housing and Community Development – Office of Digital Inclusion – Established (Digital Connectivity Act of 2021), which establishes the Office of Digital Inclusion in the Department of Housing and Community Development. This newly created…

Maryland Tech Council General Assembly Weekly Report Week ending January 22, 2021

Maryland Tech Council General Assembly Weekly Report Week ending January 22, 2021   As members are aware, this week’s primary activity was the Tech Council’s Leadership Assembly which was highlighted by Governor’s Hogan’s address to attendees.  It provided an excellent opportunity for the Council to provide the Legislators and Executive Branch with an overview of…

Week ending January 8, 2021

Maryland Tech Council General Assembly Weekly Report Week ending January 8, 2020 The 442nd Session of the Maryland General Assembly will commence on January 13th.  It will be an unprecedented Session given the continuing public health emergency due to COVID-19.  Both the House and Senate have developed extensive plans for operation of the Session essentially on…

Maryland Tech Council Announces Winners of 32nd Annual Industry Awards

Maryland Tech Council Announces Winners of 32nd Annual Industry Awards State’s Innovative Life Science and Tech Companies Recognized in Live Virtual Broadcast FREDERICK, Md.– The Maryland Tech Council (MTC), Maryland’s largest technology and life sciences trade association, announced the winners of its 32nd Annual Industry Awards. Due to COVID-19, the association pivoted to a virtual live broadcast…

MD Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference Attracts International Interest and Networking Through Virtual Trade Delegations

MD Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference Attracts International Interest and Networking Through Virtual Trade Delegations More than 40 Speakers Include Representatives from NOVAVAX, Emergent, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, GlycoMimetics, American Gene Technologies and Other Life Science Companies Frederick, Maryland, September 30, 2020 – Maryland Life Sciences (MDLS), a division of Maryland Tech Council (MTC),…