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Are you working with a technology that may be valuable to the fight against COVID-19? BHI has expanded its federal funding assistance program to provide resources to assist early stage companies seeking funding through the NIH, NSF, DOD, MTEC, and BARDA.  BHI also continues to support SBIR and STTR applications (with a win rate that is twice the national average).

To learn how the BioHealth Innovation team can help you advance your technologies, please contact BHI to schedule a conversation.


bhi updated logo 2017Are you a start-up in Maryland, DC or Virginia seeking feedback on your biohealth business idea, pitch deck, or commercialization plan? business/commercialization plan, pitch deck, or idea?

Schedule your feedback session with BHI EIRs on one of the following dates: 

  • 2/27
  • 3/20
  • 5/22

(30 minute blocks of time beginning at 9:00 in the morning. If the morning slots are filled, more time will be allotted beginning at 1 p.m.)

Pre-registration is required; sign up here (“EIR resource”at BHI). For questions/more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) supports BioHealth entrepreneurs, early-stage companies, and those seeking to establish US operations with business commercialization resources and support.  This support is available to qualified companies located in or moving to Maryland, DC, and Virginia and includes virtual or physical office and wet lab space at several locations in Montgomery County, Maryland—including two facilities BHI manages for the County in Germantown and Rockville, and a third site involving a partnership with Alexandria Real Estate Equities at their LaunchLabs facility in Gaithersburg.  BHI also works with state and local economic development partners to refer companies to other sites throughout the region as appropriate.  For more information regarding the innovation centers, click here.

BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) provides international companies the perfect starting point to create or locate US-based subsidiaries by offering a soft landing to companies seeking to grow their US business and access BHI, federal and state resources.  For more information, click here.

tedco logo 2018TEDCO makes market research databases available to Maryland entrepreneurs (excluding consultants) at various locations including the Germantown Innovation Center.  For a description of these databases, click here.  To schedule an appointment to use the databases in Germantown, register here.

Consulting Assistance

BHI’s team of EIRs, analysts, and SBIR consultants can help you improve your SBIR and other non-dilutive funding applications for biohealth related projects. Services include review and editing to increase the competitiveness of the grant applications, as well as more in-depth grant writing support.   Depending upon the type of award sought, company resources, status of the technology, etc., the company’s obligation may be nothing until an award is granted or a nominal fee up front and the remainder only after the award has been granted. 

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BHI and Launch Workplaces are co-hosting a series of education and 1:1 consulting sessions on topics of interest to early stage biohealth and technology companies. These sessions are open to all start-ups in the BioHealth Capital Region (with priority on 1:1 office hours given to Montgomery County Innovation Center tenants).  Find your path for business growth with experts on a wide range of topics.

Each program begins with an overview of issues related to the day’s topic with lessons learned and best practices from experts in the field and companies which have been through the process.  Attendees can sign up for 1:1 meetings with the experts after the overview sessions to discuss their specific scenarios more in-depth.  Companies participating in at least 5 sessions will have the ability to apply for a small matching grant (awarded competitively) to advance their commercialization activities. 

 Startup Package for Client Companies

BHI works with a supporting network of renowned professional service providers that share the same vision for growing Maryland’s biohealth sector. These professionals work in partnership with BHI to support client companies achieve their goals. They understand the nature and needs of startup companies, and offer preferred rates for client companies. We are proud to work these esteemed organizations in serving the Central Maryland biohealth ecosystem.

If you would like to become a part of BHI’s network of startup package providers to work with unique companies and projects as evaluated and accelerated through our Venture Commercialization model, please send information no longer than 2 pages stating your qualifications against a category of support and include your preferred pricing in offering these services.