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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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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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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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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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The Atlantic Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics Summit Approaching Quickly

The Tech Council of Maryland is hosting the premier event to showcase Maryland’s global leadership and role as the epicenter of vaccine innovation and development. The Atlantic Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics Summit will bring together prominent commercial, investment, regulatory, scientific, and academic organizations, as well as high-ranking officials from civilian and defense agencies at the state and…

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Rare Genomics Institute Launches the 2015 BeHEARD Challenge

Rare Genomics Institute is pleased to announce the 2015 BeHEARD (Helping Empower and Accelerate Research Discoveries) Challenge, a science competition to support rare disease research. Partnering with 18 life-science technology companies (partnership opportunity still available), we have over $600,000 of cutting-edge technologies and over 40 premium prizes for rare disease researchers to apply for. The prizes include custom mouse models, bioinformatics analysis…

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