Partner Spotlight: Maryland Commerce: Office of BioHealth and Life Sciences

At the 2018 BIO International Convention, in between booths promoting entire countries, a pavilion stood dedicated exclusively to Maryland and the impressive BioHealth & Life Sciences industry currently thriving in the state. 


The impressive exhibit, in which our Frederick team participated in staffing, was organized by our partners at the State of Maryland Department of Commerce. The effort was specifically spearheaded by a team dedicated to growing new and existing BioHealth & Life Science-related companies in our State. 

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For any potential or existing company in those industries, keeping this organization on speed dial is a wise move. Regardless of where a company wants to locate in Maryland, this much remains true:

Innovation is alive and well in Maryland, where medical, academic, governmental and entrepreneurial leadership thrive together.
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Here's a brief synopsis of what kind of information and assistance the Office of BioHealth & Life Science can provide:

  1. List of current BioHealth Companies in Maryland: If you want to see what kind of exciting work is being done in this cutting edge industry, here's a great place to start.
  2. Funding & Tech Transfer: Options for possible financing and tech transfer come from many sources; find out more about them here.
  3. Resources like Training & Education as well as Job Openings throughout the state can help companies as well as individuals in the field.
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Their website is also a great source of data and current news and success stories revolving around new and established Bio companies throughout the state.

In BioHealth, Think Maryland First.
First to map the human genome. First to develop a rapid test for Ebola. First to create an FDA-approved blood test for colon cancer. All in Maryland-and the momentum continues to grow.

Smart workforce, smart location....Maryland is taking a healthy lead to becoming the home to one of the largest life science clusters in the nation.