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BioHealth Capital Region Announces 2nd Annual Crab Trap Finalists

BioHealth Capital Region Announces 2nd Annual Crab Trap Finalists – Winner to be announced during 2017 BioHealth Capital Region Forum – ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND, April 11, 2017 – Five companies have been selected to present in front of a panel of judges consisting of industry leaders during the 2017 BioHealth Capital Region Forum, April 19-20 at…

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Job Hunting Advice from Experts: Part 1

BY ELIZABETH WEINGARTNER · Having watched a loved one recently go through the process, I can personally attest that job hunting is no cup of tea. It is often frustrating and rarely easy on one’s self-esteem. Earlier this week I attended a panel discussion at the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering’s(ISPE) Mid-Atlantic Life Sciences Showcase…

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Record Turnout at IBBR's First Bio-Networking Event

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR), a translational research institute dedicated to advancing innovative scientific discoveries to commercial applications, hosted its first bio-networking event on February 25th that brought together 250 scientists from academia, industry, government agencies, investors, and budding entrepreneurs seeking to connect with each…

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UMD Ranked Among Nation's Elite in Innovation & Entrepreneurship

via umdrightnow.umd.edu Three years into President Wallace Loh’s campus-wide initiative to engage students of all majors in innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E), the University of Maryland has been named a Top 25 School for Entrepreneurship Studies by The Princeton Review. In the 2016 rankings released today and featured in the December issue of Entrepreneur Magazine, UMD climbed…

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The Industry Awards Celebration: Be Part of Maryland’s Best Night of Networking!

The Tech Council of Maryland Industry Awards celebration will be held on May 13, 2015 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Bethesda North Marriott & Conference Center in Rockville, Maryland. This is widely known as Maryland’s Best Night of Networking and one of the most popular technology events in the Mid-Atlantic region. If…

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Learn More: The BIOTrain Partnership Award

The BIOTrain Partnership award from Maryland EARN allows the implementation of a training plan formulated by the BIOTrain team of industry, government and training partners. We are looking for: new industry partners new ideas for training instructors for training workshops As the lead applicant, Montgomery College is orchestrating the development of training modules by BIOTrain industry…

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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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The BioBuzz on... Integrated BioTherapeutics

In this series, we talk with Maryland biotech industry executives about their business, and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Chief executive: Dr. M. Javad Aman, President and CSO, Integrated BioTherapeutics, Inc. (IBT) Location: Gaithersburg, MD Started in: 2005 Products/services: R&D pipeline lead candidate: Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) vaccine R&D services: early research to support…

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An Entrepreneurship Success Story: 20/20 Gene Systems' Jonathan Cohen

In the late 90’s, Jonathan Cohen was a patent attorney with a mechanical engineering background. But he knew he wanted to transition into life sciences. He just needed to figure out the best path to doing so. For Cohen, that path included enrolling in the JHU Center for Biotechnology Education’s M.S. in Biotechnology program. The…

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