Innovation & Tech
February 2015 Bio Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s fight against Ebola Tim La Valle is Director of the Office of General Services at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.
Maryland, a long-established hub for medical technology, is helping to grow the next generation of life sciences companies. Five companies and a research team were awarded $865,000 by the BioMaryland Center within the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), the BioMaryland Center announced Wednesday.
Imagine having night vision and infrared camera technology in the palm of your hand. It may sound like something reserved for sci-fi or spy movies, but one Maryland company is working to make it as convenient and affordable as a smart phone. FLIR, which is based in Oregon, moved its
You’ve developed your product and investigated the market, but where will you find the funding to expand your startup? That’s where a company like OurCrowd steps in. Since its founding two years ago, OurCrowd of Israel has become a leading global crowdfunding platform for accredited investors. OurCrowd has raised more
Home to both the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, it’s no surprise that Maryland is a vaccine industry hub. Over a dozen vaccine companies, varying in size and focus, are established in the State. But experts say the draw for these and other life sciences companies runs even deeper. In
Joyce La Padula, DBED’s Manufacturing Program Manager, has been named to the Maryland World Class Consortia (MWCC) Board of Directors. In her current DBED role, Joyce collaborates with industry stakeholders, trade associations and educational institutions, while facilitating the growth and creation of partnerships throughout the state. “Congratulations to Joyce on
As the Ebola virus continues to spread throughout West Africa, a number of Maryland companies are contributing aid to those impacted by the deadly disease. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and its BioMaryland Center, along with sister State agencies, the life sciences community and several non-profit organizations, are urging increased participation
Emergent BioSolutions, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, is expanding its Baltimore manufacturing facility on Lombard Street. The announcement was made today in a release by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED). The expansion is slated to potentially double the company’s 58,000 square-foot space and is expected to add
Maryland companies are on the forefront of healthcare innovation, and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is helping them share their technology with the world.
Video by Emily Kimball Pope In one corner, students pounded a vortex machine, sending rings of air catapulting to the ceiling. Across the room, teenagers struck poses in front of an advanced camera to create blueprints for tiny 3-D prints of themselves. The Digital Harbor Foundation opened the doors of