Maryland’s governor is putting new economic development energy into creating life sciences and cybersecurity startups.
To kick off the Governor’s Business Summit in Baltimore this morning, Gov. Larry Hogan provided some details on Excel Maryland. It’s a new initiative that’s seeking to bring together government, university and the tech community to develop a new strategy to grow startups.
Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels will co-chair the steering committee for a new statewide economic development strategy initiative focused on accelerating growth in the life sciences and cybersecurity industries in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan announced today.
Baltimore biotech firm, PathSensors, announced that its CEO, Ted Olsen, joined with other leaders of the Maryland Biohealth community in developing and issuing recommendations to grow Maryland's biohealth industry and position the state as a globally recognized Top 3 U.S. BioHealth Innovation Hub by 2023.
Silver Spring drugmaker United Therapeutics Corp. extended an exclusive license with drug giant Eli Lilly & Co. to cover its pulmonary hypertension drug Adcirca, which will lose part of its patent protection later this year.
More people are starting businesses out of opportunity than out of necessity; the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs is at a two-decade high. However, new businesses are creating fewer jobs than they did a generation ago.
The complex life cycle of a biotechnology product, pharmaceutical or medical device demands a broad range of legal expertise across many practice specialties. From intellectual property protection to corporate and regulatory advice, the leading law firms in the life sciences space combine sophisticated legal counsel with deep scientific knowledge.
Pharmaceutical giant Bayer has opened applications for its Grant4Apps programme. Geared to connect health start-ups with industry experts and help the best talents to thrive within the digital healthcare universe, the programme will offer start-ups an opportunity to become part of an economically inclusive market where innovation is not only encouraged but appreciated as a catalyst for expanding both economic and social growth, says Bayer.
We recently joined leaders from across the biomedical ecosystem at the White House to discuss how to best support biomedical innovation that improves human health and creates jobs and opportunity for economic growth. We discussed the unique role of National Institutes of Health-funded academic research in understanding the biology of human disease, and the irreplaceable role of the biotech industry in translating these basic science discoveries into breakthrough therapies for serious human diseases.
Partners HealthCare's fund to advance innovations made at its hospitals has closed on the last $24.5 million of its most recent funding round.
Thursday, June 01, 2017 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Award: AstraZeneca/MedImmune, BDO, BioMarker Strategies, Houlihan Lokey, JLL, PwC, UBS Financial Services Inc. and VWR
Gold: Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), CDW, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., Immunomic Therapeutics, Iron Bow Technologies, Montgomery College, Novavax, Pillsbury, Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., and Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Silver: Glass Jacobson
STEM Scholarship Sponsor: Alexandria Real Estate Equities
The 2017 Industry Awards Celebration will be our 29th year of recognizing the companies and individuals in the Washington, DC region who make a difference. The Tech Council ignites the power of three by bringing together a trio of industries that are accelerating our local ecosystem—technology, life sciences, and healthcare/health IT. It’s our mission to make this region a top three innovation economy by 2023, so we’re redefining what’s possible and helping to shape the future through ideation, collaboration, and innovation. Join us in celebrating the veteran companies and startups, the CEOs and CFOs who are lighting the way and inspiring us all.
The Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference features an impressive line- up of speakers and topics designed to enhance the life and careers of international business women. Attendees will leave with a fresh perspective, new ideas, best practices to implement, new friends, and the feeling that you are part of an International Professional Sisterhood.
"A Celebration of Professional Women's Journeys - Navigating Career, Family and the World".
When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
9am - 3:30pm
Where: American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21231
Cost: $175 - Non Member; $125 - Member
Entrepreneurs in healthcare and life science ventures must master the art of communication to all stakeholders in order to enhance their chance of success.Some of these skills are intuitive, some are learned, but all are essential in order to build a cohesive and collaborative team that will succeed in bringing your innovation to life! Join us at the next SoPE event and take home some pearls from the experts in this field.