As State Farm consolidates its operations, the owners of the strategically-located business campus have begun looking to re-position the site as a new economic opportunity for the Frederick community.
In the wake of BIO International 2018, you may have prepared to resign yourself to a year-long wait for another such impressive gathering of scientific minds. Fortunately, Frederick's location within one of the nation's leading BIO clusters allows ready access to incredible mind-power on a year round basis.
For a quarter of a century, the BIO International Convention (BIO) has attracted the world's top biotechnology and pharma leaders to one location for a week of in-person networking and partnering. This year, many Frederick companies not only took advantage of the opportunity to attend, but also participated in exhibiting at the event -- contributing their own impressive accomplishments to the 'wow factor' of the tradeshow.
A business plan that began as mere dorm room discussions between two college friends has grown into Maryland's first and only certified organic distillery. Just 17 months into the business, Tyler and Braeden's spirits have gained international attention -- including, most recently, top honors at the New York International Spirits Competition.
Recognizing an opportunity for a new style of physical therapy, Dr. Josh Funk - a former DI athlete - established Rehab 2 Perform in 2014. His model offers rehabilitative and preventative services primarily targeted towards active adults and competitive athletes, but with a unique emphasis on the 'physical' part of therapy.
One weekend Erika Brown set up a booth selling hummus at a local Farmer's Market as something fun to do. Two exciting years later, Erika distributes her products to five local retailers, and owns & operates Hippy Chick Hummus - a plant-based cafe and kombucha bar located in the heart of Downtown Frederick.