BIOTECH BAIT: Can Maryland Net a Boom in Biotechnology?

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Biotech industry leaders and experts to share insights at MACo’s Summer Conference.

Maryland counties have a big stake in a potential boom of the biotechnology industry – if Maryland lands it.

What is the county role in making Maryland an international hub for biotech? In this session, industry leaders share what they are looking for when they scope new locations, and what they need to grow in the land of crabs and corn.

Hear what’s biting in a special panel happening as part of the MACo Summer Conference Tech Expo, co-hosted by the Maryland Tech Council.

Panel BIOTECH BAIT: Can Maryland Net a Boom in Biotechnology? :


  • Julie Garner, Senior Director, Government Affairs, AstraZeneca Medimmune
  • Rich Bendis, President & CEO, BioHealth Innovation
  • Chris Frew, Executive Director, BioBuzz
  • Robert Scheer, CEO, Scheer Partners, Incubator & Real Estate Rep

Moderator Tom Sadowski, Vice Chancellor for Economic Development, University System of Maryland

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 16, 2017; 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Place Ocean City Convention Center

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