As the first, largest and only not-for-profit health system headquartered in Montgomery County, Maryland, Adventist HealthCare has more than a century-long tradition of serving the community. Based in Rockville, Adventist HealthCare is an integrated, health-care delivery organization and one of the largest employers in the state of Maryland. Last year, Adventist HealthCare cared for nearly 400,000 residents, employed some 7,000 people and provided more than $67 million in charity care and community benefit to those we serve.






Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), an S&P 500® company, is a best-in-class, mission-driven life science REIT making a positive and lasting impact on the world. As the pioneer of the life science real estate niche since its founding in 1994, Alexandria is the preeminent and longest-tenured owner, operator, and developer of collaborative life science, agtech, and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations, including Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle. In Maryland, Alexandria has established a significant presence of approximately 4 million square feet of high-quality office/laboratory space primarily located in Rockville and Gaithersburg. As one of Maryland’s most active early-stage investors, Alexandria also actively invests in disruptive life science companies as well as promising agrifoodtech, climate innovation, and technology companies through its strategic venture capital platform, Alexandria Venture Investments.  

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As the Mid-Atlantic region's premier accounting and consulting firm, Aronson LLC has built a tradition of excellence spanning 50 years. Hundreds of dedicated business experts provide innovative solutions designed specifically for each client. Aronson LLC specializes in comprehensive audit, tax and consulting services for clients ranging from individual taxpayers up through publicly traded companies poised for continued success.

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Our scientific heritage is grounded in pushing the boundaries of small molecule discovery and development. For decades, our scientists have led the way in identifying the right chemical leads. Our early discovery and high throughput screening capabilities enable us to screen thousands of compounds a day to identify molecules with potential to inhibit or activate the target.

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BD Diagnostics is a global leader of products and instruments used for diagnosing infectious diseases. Their products are used in the clinical market to screen for microbial presence, grow and identify organisms, and test for antibiotic susceptibility. In the industrial market, Diagnostic Systems' products are used for the testing of sterile and non-sterile pharmaceuticals and medical devices, for environmental monitoring and to detect food pathogens.

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The #1 Source for News, Jobs, and Events for the #BioHealthCapitalRegion + Philadelphia. The Business of Bio, Localized. BioBuzz Media creates a destination where the business of biotech is localized for you through a personalized newsfeed, regional events calendar, company directory, and regional asset map.  They focus on Biotech Clusters to provide businesses a way to reach a local audience and local professionals to stay connected to the local businesses and topics they care about.

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The City of Frederick is the hub of arts, culture, commerce and government within Frederick County. Located less than an hour from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD, Frederick is the second largest city in Maryland with 65,000 residents. Frederick offers a balanced and thriving economy, a highly educated workforce, and a quality of life that is nothing short of enviable.






"Deloitte" is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax, and related services to select clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee ("DTTL").






DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world.






 We're a partnership of industry, government and education, marketing Greater Baltimore as a world-class location for business, employment and investment. And what a great product we have--a top performing metro area in education, income growth, percentage of knowledge workers, jobs available, and starting a business. So if you've got questions, we've got answers.






We pursue innovative ways to protect life. Whether it is developing specialized products that can make life better for millions of adults and children or providing the world’s only FDA-licensed anthrax vaccine to protect against anthrax disease, we are passionate in pursuit of our mission—to protect life.

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Ernst Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 152,000 people are united by our shared values and  an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.

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The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace. The FLC was organized in 1974 and formally chartered by the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986 to promote and strengthen technology transfer nationwide. Today, approximately 300 federal laboratories and centers and their parent departments and agencies are FLC members.

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Frederick County is just far enough from the Baltimore/Washington metropolis to enjoy the perfect balance between lively commerce and pastoral tranquility. Our mission is to increase the overall economic health of Frederick County through attracting new businesses in our targeted industries and helping existing businesses be more succesful.






GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer.







At a moment in which nucleic acid vaccines are seeing a resurgence, Immunomic Therapeutics has developed a cutting-edge technology for DNA vaccination. The Company is commercializing LAMP-Vax, a breakthrough immunomodulation platform that has the potential to transform the rapidly growing allergy and cancer immunotherapy markets.

ITI has already executed three commercial partnerships - two with Astellas Pharma and one with Geron/Asterias. The Company believes these partnerships provide important validation of its scientific platform and partnering strategy. Initial license payments received exceed $300 million and pending milestone payments exceed $55 million. Additionally, ITI will receive double-digit royalties on allergy products, a market with multi-billion-dollar potential. ITI achieved this agreement while retaining the rights to the LAMP-Vax platform for other applications, including cancer immunotherapy.


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JLL is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for clients, people and communities.

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Since our founding in 1876 as the nation's first research university, we have been committed to excellence. This commitment can be seen across our campuses in deeply focused research and dramatic interdisciplinary study, and is palpable in our outreach to our many communities. Whether you are a student, an alum or a prospective member of the Johns Hopkins family, we invite you to explore this site, and join us on campus.

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JLABS @ Washington, DC is the newest Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS life science and healthcare incubator. The state-of-the-art site is open to entrepreneurs, innovators and startups focused on innovation across the healthcare spectrum, including pharmaceuticals, medical device, consumer and health tech.

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America's leading nonprofit integrated health plan, Kaiser Permanente serves more than 9 million people from 37 hospitals and 588 medical office buildings in eight states and the District of Columbia. Focused on the health and well-being of our members and communities, the people of Kaiser Permanente continually elevate the state of health care with progressive products, services, and advancements.