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WBJ Viewpoint Piece from BHI’s Rich Bendis and UMD’s Brian Darmody on Boosting Federal Tech Transfer

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While Maryland boasts world-class universities and many private sector firms, the major reason it ranks No. 1 in the country in per capita research spending is the presence of 74 federal research laboratories, such as the National Institutes of Health. Our federal laboratories host supremely talented researchers, including Nobel Prize winners, and house some of […]

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Innovative Anchor Ventures Event on “The New Fabric of Baltimore” Featured in BBJ

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Why tech folks need designers: ‘If it’s not easy to wear, people won’t wear it.’ Entrepreneur Frederic Chanay has been working for seven years to design T-shirts and sports bras that are able to constantly collect biomedical data on the people wearing them. But he’s also discovered how important it is for those clothes to […]

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Maryland Tech Council Appoints Marty Rosendale Chief Executive Officer

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Gaithersburg, Maryland (September 19, 2018) – The Maryland Tech Council (MTC), the state’s largest trade association supporting the technology and life sciences sectors, today announced the appointment of Marty Rosendale as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. “Marty is a long-time member of MTC and served as senior executive advisor of the Tech Council of Maryland […]

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UM Ventures Announces UMB Entrepreneur of the Year

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After 1,250 heart transplants and 685 lung transplants, one would think Bartley P. Griffith could rest easy at night, knowing he had done everything possible for his patients. But for the past 20-plus years, Griffith has felt a void. As he expressed when he was named UMB Researcher of the Year in 2010 “my own […]

NEBGH President & CEO Laurel Pickering to Join Leading Digital Health Company, WellDoc, as Chief Revenue Officer

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COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WellDoc®, a leading digital health company, announced today the appointment of Laurel Pickering, president and CEO of Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH), as the Company’s new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Ms. Pickering selected WellDoc as her next opportunity after spending nearly 25 years at the helm of NEBGH, an […]

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Five Startups on Fast Track to Grow Their Businesses Courtesy of Baltimore’s Big Names in Fitness and Health Care

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M-1 Ventures’ accelerator program to provide emerging businesses funding and mentorship from experts at Johns Hopkins, Plank Industries and the University of Maryland Today, M-1 Ventures announced the five startups selected to participate in an intense 16-week program in Baltimore designed to set emerging businesses in the connected health and fitness industry on a fast […]

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