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Source: NanoBioFAB For half a decade, NanoBioFAB has shaped the future of tech leaders and entrepreneurs through its annual summer internship program. The Mission is clear: To harness the power of NanoBioFAB AI and nanosensor technology to fuel the growth of future innovators. This transformative program welcomes a diverse range of participants, from ambitious Urbana … Read more

FITCI Grad BioFactura’s monoclonal antibody-based product has the potential to fulfill an unmet need. BioFactura, Inc. today announced a contract option activation of over $16 million by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) part of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part … Read more

FITCI Grad builds upon an unprecedented three Breakthrough Medical Device designations by the FDA Theradaptive, a leading biopharmaceutical company using protein engineering to create targeted therapeutics, has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Clinical Trial Award of up to $7.4M with options, subject to FDA approval to begin phase I/II clinical studies. Awarded … Read more

Alison Demarest & Thomas Blake of PACE Life Sciences Retire Congratulations to Alison Demarest & Thomas Blake of PACE Life Sciences on their retirement. This dynamic duo founded Meridian BioGroup in 2007 after nearly a year of planning, offering expert validation, regulatory, and compliance contract services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. In 2012, their … Read more

Obesity. It’s a word we hear all too often in today’s society. The prevalence of obesity has reached alarming levels, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent survey revealing that 41.9% of Americans are living with this medical condition (2020 NHANES). This figure has risen significantly from 30.1% just two decades ago. … Read more

Budding entrepreneurs and seasoned business leaders gathered at FITCI’s ROOT location in downtown Frederick, Mayrland, for the first installment of the incubator’s newest community program, the IDEA Lab, sponsored by the Truist Foundation. Session leader/mentor Robert “Bob” Stoneking of Pachydermos began the evening event by telling participants, “the purpose of the IDEA Lab is not … Read more

CarrTech Corporation performed its human factor trials with local healthcare professionals at FITCI’s Metropolitan Court location May 17th through 28th, moving their all-in-one package filter and hypodermic needle product, F.R.O.G (filter removal of glass), closer to market. This practical testing enlisted 20 study participants with experience using glass ampoule-based medications (i.e., #physicians, #pharmacists, #nurses). The … Read more

Sam Glickstein, CEO of FITCI client Osprey BioScience, announced that the company officially launched their flagship product – CloneCard. The patent-pending item is a proprietary nucleic acid storage and delivery (at room temperature) system. It offers researchers the ability to start building multi-genic and multi-modal therapeutic candidates modularly, in less time and with lower costs. … Read more

KnowledgeNet.ai and LeadLander are thrilled to announce that they have teamed up to make a powerful collaborative solution available for customers in the fields of prospect research and business development. KnowledgeNet.ai, the AI-relationship intelligence tool for business that connects siloed interactions and information, is excited to combine its organization-wide view of past and present contacts … Read more

Congratulations #FITCI Grad Theradaptive on your ICON Award win! The Maryland Tech Council, the largest technology and life science trade association in the state, announced the winners of its 2023 ICON Awards on April 28, 2023, hailing Frederick’s own Theradaptive as its “Emerging Life Sciences Company of the Year.” Kelly Schulz, CEO of the Maryland … Read more