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CoapTech LLC Awarded $1.2M Grant from National Institutes of Health to Support Clinical Evaluation and Training for Novel PUMA-G Device

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BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CoapTech LLC announced today that the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded the company a two-year, $1.2M R44 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant on August 29, 2019. This builds on a $225,000 Phase […]

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UMB’s Jim Hughes Featured in BioTalk Podcast: Live from the BioHealth Capital Region Forum

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During the BioHealth Capital Region Forum held last month, Jim Hughes, Vice President at University of Maryland, Baltimore, was among those interviewed for a BioTalk Podcast including select leaders from different parts of the BioHealth Capital Region discussing what they are working on, and their thoughts on the event. Jim discussed some of the recent startup successes […]

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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 […]

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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