Frederick STEM Connects Students to Careers

Science, technology, engineering, and math opportunities in Frederick County’s schools, libraries, and new higher education research center prepare residents for careers in biotech industry.

As reported at, Frederick County recently hosted Maryland’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) festival.

The festival highlights the county’s efforts to bring STEM learning to their residents and connect them with careers in the biotech industry.

The article quotes Elizabeth Cromwell, President of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce speaking about the new Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST),

“We have businesses saying, ‘this is where we’re growing. This is where our opportunities are in the future,’ and then the universities are coming in to support those efforts so that we can strengthen these programs, strengthen those companies, and hopefully bring more economic development into the county,”

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