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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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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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Mary Rose Memorial Lectureship

Many BioBuzz Members, Partners, and Sponsors know Mike Smith, Biotechnology Program Manager and Montgomery College and Founder of BioTrain. We are very sad to share the news that Mike’s wife, Mary Rose, passed away on December 28th after her battle with a T-cell lymphoma. In support of Mike during this difficult time, we wanted to share…

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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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BBJ - A new virtual community looks to connect Maryland's biotech players

BioBuzz and our upcoming BioHive were recently featured in the Baltimore Business Journal by Sarah Gantz. Biohealth is all over the map in Maryland. There’s the biotech corridor in Montgomery County, where companies like MedImmune LLC and Emergent BioSolutions Inc. call home. The students and academic researchers at Johns Hopkins and University of Maryland are…

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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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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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BHI EXPANDS ENTREPRENEUR-IN-RESIDENCE (EIR) PROGRAM

Steve Wolpe and Ethel Rubin Named EIRs for National Institutes of Health; Dr. Albine Martin to Serve as EIR Working with Johns Hopkins University and Maryland-Based Health-Technology Companies BHI Continues Search for Neurology and Neuroscience Experts to Fill Roles of EIRS for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)   ROCKVILLE AND BALTIMORE,…

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