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Life Sciences

With more than 500 biotechnology companies and 2,300 life science firms in Maryland, our state has one of the largest bio clusters throughout the country. In order to stay at the top of our game, it is critical that we prepare our future generations for the workplace. This is where

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Nipah Virus
Life Sciences

More than 8,000 miles away, a deadly outbreak is occurring that has already claimed the lives of 17 people. The Nipah virus – which is typically hosted in fruit bats and can spread to people and other animals – is impacting India and quarantining more than 1,000 residents to their

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Paragon Bioservices
Innovation & TechJob CreationLife SciencesManufacturing & Production

The state of Maryland and the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) announced today their support of Paragon Bioservices’ new commercial manufacturing facility under development in Anne Arundel County and the addition of 200 new jobs over the next four years. Earlier this year, Paragon, a leading biologics contract

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UMBC Bio
EducationLife Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Hansen is the STEM Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. A new degree program developed jointly by UMBC and Montgomery College (MC), and soon to be offered at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will create opportunities for students of all backgrounds to pursue

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ICmed devices
Information & TechnologyInnovation & TechLife SciencesProfiles

Like many companies in the health care technology sector, ICmed wants to empower its users to improve their health. But the team behind the Baltimore tech startup is focusing its efforts on something it feels other systems have largely forgotten: family. ICmed’s platform, which the company describes as “a mobile

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SunX Wet Lab in Dorchester County
Innovation & TechLife Sciences

When Marylanders think of the state’s Eastern Shore, a few things come to mind: fun-filled beach vacations, sprawling farm land, and precious blue crabs. That’s why the announcement of a new wet lab in the Eastern Shore Innovation Center at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park may come as a surprise

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Paragon Bioservices BioPark Baltimore
Life SciencesProfiles

In just three years, Paragon Bioservices has more than doubled its employee count as it explores the latest in biopharmaceutical development at its Baltimore City location. The company – founded nearly 30 years ago – received institutional funding in 2014 and started a growth spurt as it restructured its executive

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RoosterBio Frederick County
Life Sciences

Guest feature: Jodie Bollinger is a business development specialist for the Frederick County Office of Economic Development. Follow Frederick County OED on Facebook and Twitter. RoosterBio, Inc. announced today that they will be graduating from Frederick’s bioscience and technology incubator, the Frederick Innovative Technology Center Inc. (FITCI), expanding into 14,000 square

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Vitreon Baltimore City
Life Sciences

Vitreon America, Inc. announced plans today to relocate its headquarters from Northern Virginia to Baltimore City in order to better partner with Maryland’s world-class medical and botanical research institutions. The company’s business model is based on a specialized plant database comprised of botanicals and phytochemicals that can be used in

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Verbal Beginnings
EducationLife Sciences

Like most great partnerships, Nick Chappell and Diana Wolf were brought together from very different locations and experiences. In 2011, their shared passion for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy and the possibilities it has for children diagnosed with autism allowed them to team up and create Verbal Beginnings, a home-

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