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BHI’s Rich Bendis Named 2017 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record

The Daily Record has named BioHealth Innovation Inc., (BHI) President and CEO Richard Bendis a 2017 Influential Marylander. Mr. Bendis is one of 51 Influential Marylanders who were selected by the publication for their significant contributions to their respective fields and leadership in the state. “It’s an honor to be chosen as an Influential Marylander…

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WellDoc Chief Strategy Officer Dr. Anand K. Iyer on Big Data and the New “IDEA” Platform

Currently, digital health data is coming from two locations. Lab data, which is taken and documented by doctors’ offices/hospitals/etc.Then you have newer customer/patient data, which is coming from fitness trackers and smartphone apps. The challenge now is how to get true value from this data in a digital health world. WellDoc’s new framework, dubbed “IDEA,”…

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IBBR Request for Proposals (RFP) - GMP Bio-manufacturing Facility Available

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) is interested in proposals to lease a bio-manufacturing facility configured to produce biologicals under cGMP conditions in compliance with FDA requirements for phase I/II clinical trials. The facility is also equipped to perform process development research, preclinical manufacturing for material…

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Perceptive Navigation Announces Closing of its $500,000 Seed Round of Financing and Appoints Todd Chappell as CEO to Lead Maryland-Based Medical Device Company

Maryland Venture Fund and The Abell Foundation Top Investors in Round of Financing BALTIMORE, MD (August 25th, 2015) – Perceptive Navigation, LLC, a privately-held, Maryland-based medical device company developing solutions for the rapidly growing image-guided market, today announced the closing of its $500,000 seed round of financing, led by the Maryland Venture Fund (MVF) and The…

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Relevant Health Accelerator Now Recruiting Inaugural Class of Health Tech Startups for Fall 2015

ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, May 20, 2015 – Today, Relevant Health, a newly launched innovative health technology startup accelerator focused on bringing products to market, announced that it is now accepting applications from health tech startups for its Fall 2015 class. Additionally, the accelerator launched its website and the portal to its streamlined application process. U.S. and…

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Life Science Finalists Announced for the 2015 Invest Maryland Challenge

The 2015 InvestMaryland Challenge that began with 214 startup companies is now down to just 12; including 3 in the life science category. Life Science is just one of the four categories in which companies are grouped. A winner from each category will be announced on April 28th and receive $100,000 from the Maryland Venture Fund! Life…

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BHI Signs Agreement with CFLD to Create Chinese-American Entrepreneur-In-Residence Position

ROCKVILLE AND BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, February 18, 2014 – BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) and China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) announced today that they have signed an agreement to jointly manage a newly created Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) position to be located at the BHI headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. This first-of-its-kind position will lead in the scouting…

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The BioBuzz on… UM Ventures and Jim Hughes

Leader: James L. (Jim) Hughes, Director, UM Ventures Location: Baltimore and College Park, MD Started in: 2012 Overview: Launched in 2012 by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents and the Governor of Maryland, UM Ventures is accelerating technology commercialization and advancing industry collaboration by integrating the entrepreneurial programs of UMB and UMCP. Goal:…

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