Digital health technology leader, WellDoc, announced today it has entered a joint commercial partnership agreement with multinational electronics leader, Samsung Electronics, to deliver a best-in-class digital health solution for individuals living with diabetes. The companies will integrate WellDoc’s newly-released consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar® C, with the recently launched Samsung Health, a mobile one-stop shop […]
Innovative science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore is getting an extra boost through an innovative program fueled by UM Ventures called the “New Ventures Initiative” (NVI), which is headquartered in the Lion Brothers Building. UMB’s New Ventures Initiative is designed to bring together management expertise, business formation strategy, a physical space, and early-stage capital […]
Building on experience with an accelerator and various other startup resources, the organization will run incubators in Rockville and Germantown. BioHealth Innovation inked a pair of recent deals to run incubators in Montgomery County. The Rockville-based organization that works to help health and life sciences startups in the region is set to manage the Germantown […]
– Start-up Company Developing Safer, Less Expensive Gastrostomy Method – CoapTech Receives Maryland Innovative Initiative Award to Further Advance the Technology BALTIMORE, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — University of Maryland (UM) Ventures and CoapTech, LLC, announced today that the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) has granted CoapTech exclusive licensing rights for the commercial development of […]
GlycoMimetics joins leading patient advocacy groups, researchers, clinicians, policymakers, industry, and foundations in a collective effort to improve sickle cell disease (SCD) care, early diagnosis, treatment, and research both in the United States and globally. The newly formed Sickle Cell Disease Coalition’s first order of business is an international call to action to change the […]
Dr. Iyer discusses WellDoc’s IDEA framework in this short video.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) announced today that the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO), who is the agent for Montgomery County, has selected BHI to manage the Germantown Innovation Center (GIC) located within the Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology at Montgomery College (PIC MC). The Germantown Innovation […]
Gaithersburg biotech startup Vtesse Inc. — a company with a goal to commercialize National Institutes of Health rare disease drug candidates — secured $17 million in additional Series A funding. Read more via the Washington Business Journal
Anand Iyer, Chief Strategy Officer of WellDoc, joins Pat Salber (@docweighsin) to talk about the incredible journey of WellDoc, the first digital health company to get FDA clearance and a billing code so they can be reimbursed by insurance companies.
Three common disorders that are on the rise worldwide—attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), memory loss, and cardiovascular disease—may be more manageable thanks to a growing area of research and development in “medical foods.” And VAYA Pharma, one of the newest BioPark tenants, is developing medical foods that may hold the key to better management of […]