Maryland Tech Council awarded CARES Act grant to expand biz mentorship services

Maryland Tech Council awarded CARES Act grant to expand biz mentorship services With the $378,000 grant, the org can now expand its Business Continuity Task Force to small businesses in the City of Baltimore, Baltimore County and Prince George’s County. Maryland Tech Council (MTC) received a $378,000 grant through the federal CARES Act to expand its free mentorship…

Viewpoint: Maryland’s life sciences industry leading fight against Covid-19

Viewpoint: Maryland’s life sciences industry leading fight against Covid-19 By Marty Rosendale – Contributor As the Covid-19 pandemic approaches the five-month mark, advances in testing, treatment and vaccine development are giving reason for cautious optimism. The Maryland life sciences industry has been central to both the state’s and the nation’s coronavirus response, and these organizations’…

Wondering which COVID-19 funding programs your business qualifies for? There’s a tool for that.

Wondering which COVID-19 funding programs your business qualifies for? There’s a tool for that. By Morgan Eichensehr – Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal  |  April 8, 2020 A new online tool has launched to help Maryland’s small businesses figure out which coronavirus relief and emergency funding programs they should apply for. The tool, called Maryland Business…

More than a dozen Md. biotech companies are working on new COVID-19 vaccines, tests

More than a dozen Md. biotech companies are working on new COVID-19 vaccines, tests  By Morgan Eichensehr  – Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal  – Mar 20, 2020 More than a dozen biotechnology and life sciences companies throughout Maryland are working full steam ahead on developing tools to confront COVID-19, and are ready to share their progress and…

Maryland Booms in the BioCapital Hotbed

Maryland Booms in the BioCapital Hotbed As the BioCapital Hotbed continues to grow, the state of Maryland is seeing a boom in life sciences employment as multiple companies build out manufacturing facilities in the state. Last year, Kite Pharma, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences, broke ground on their Frederick, Maryland facility that will significantly expand the company’s ability to…

Global Healthcare Giant JNJ Tapped for Next Phase of DC’s Redevelopment Plans

Global Healthcare Giant JNJ Tapped for Next Phase of DC’s Redevelopment Plans Biotech, not baseball, will anchor Upper George Avenue redevelopment project around former Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus October 15, 2019 Nearly 400 biotech leaders from across the Biohealth Capital Region (BHCR) gathered recently in Bethesda, Maryland at the Bio Innovation Conference, hosted by Maryland…