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Applications Open for Maryland Biotechnology Center’s Commercialization, Translational Research Awards
Press Release
In an effort to build on the success of biotechnology companies like Telcare Inc., the Maryland Biotechnology Center (MBC), an office of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development,  today opened the application process for its FY 2013 biotechnology development awards.  Read More...


Maryland biotech investment program sees dip from last year
Fewer prospective investors applied for a share of Maryland’s $8 million in biotechnology investment tax credits Monday morning than a year ago, state officials reported.  Read more...

Maryland receives 125 applications for $8M in biotech tax credits
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland received more than 125 applications on Monday for $8 million available through the state’s popular biotechnology tax credit program.  Read More...


State awards biotech grants
The Maryland Biotechnology Center delivered $600,000 in commercialization and research grants to three companies on Wednesday following the award of another $800,000 in an earlier round in December. Read More...


Mikulski, biotechs ponder industry's future in Maryland
Nearly 90,000 Maryland jobs come from the state's 400 biotechnology companies, so when a senior Democrat on the Senate committee looking into industry regulations asks for a meeting, local businesses are the first to the table.  Read More...


State's Biotechnology Center awards $1 Million to Accelerate Commercialization at Five Promising Life Science Companies
Press Release
In effort to spur commercialization and advance treatments for cancer and other diseases, the Maryland Biotechnology Center (MBC) today announced it has awarded a total of $1 million to five promising life sciences companies through its Biotechnology Commercialization Awards and Translational Research awards. Read More...


Maryland Biotech Center joins Hopkins, University of MD in awarding 2011 BioMaryland Life Prizes
Press Release
Maryland Biotechnology Center Executive Director Dr. Judy Britz joined Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland officials last night to award two 2011 BioMaryland LIFE (Leading Innovative Faculty Entrepreneurs) Prizes to University of Maryland Medical Center's Dr. James Gammie and to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Dr. Sara Sukumar. The LIFE Prize is a $50,000 grant funded by the Maryland Biotech Center along with the two universities to help advance research in biotech and biopharma, medical devices, or diagnostics that has the greatest potential for commercial application. Read More... 


Global Incentives Seek to Buoy Innovation
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Global representation at the 2011 BIO meeting was extensive. Countries, regional clusters, individual states, research consortia, and universities each showcased the advantages of its infrastructure, resources, location, economic incentives, workforce, and cultural characteristics that make it attractive to
entrepreneurs and young companies as well as established players in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arenas.  Read More....



Maryland receives 180 applications for $8M in biotech tax credits
Washington Business Journal
Maryland received more than 180 applications on July 1 for the $8 million up for grabs through the state’s Biotechnology Investment Incentive Tax Credit program. Read More...


State Meets with French Cancer Research Companies Looking for U.S. Opportunities
The Maryland Biotechnology center hosted a day-long regulatory workshop today for a cluster of French biotechnology companies, including Cancer BioSante, Lyonbiopole and Medicin, and UBIFRANCE, looking to do business in the U.S. Read More...


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