2019 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

Top 3 by 2023
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April 8+9, 2019 | 1 MedImmune Way
Gaithersburg MD, 20878


20% of the top influencers worldwide in vaccine development


World-class tech + big data + biotech + White House Precision Medicine Initiative = new frontiers in patient-centered medicine


MD | DC | VA

Our Goal: To become a Top 3 BioHealth Hub by 2023.

We are the research engine for the nation and the world. A lifeblood of support for taking new medicines to market. A place where health policymakers and patient advocates seek a better way forward. A home to the established and the startup, pioneering big ideas for human health and hope.

Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • World–renowned research institutions and universities
  • Influential policymakers and advocacy groups pioneering new health strategies
  • World–leading infectious disease research and vaccine development
  • Fastest growing region for healthcare companies in the U.S.
  • Rated #1 in the nation for science and engineering talent
  • Mission control for the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative

Founding Partners

Galen Robotics Wins BioHealth Capital Region 3rd Annual Crab Trap Competition

July 3, 2018

Galen Robotics, a Johns Hopkins University spinout, was chosen from five finalists as the company with the most commercial potential by judges at the 3rd Annual Crab Trap Competition. This year’s…

TEDCO has new funding and programming for underserved founders – Technical.ly Baltimore

July 3, 2018

TEDCO plans to provide funding and business-building programming to entrepreneurs from groups who are often overlooked by investors through a new fund that will begin this fall.

The Greater Washington Partnership is teaming with universities to build a set of regional tech credentials – Washington Business Journal

July 3, 2018

The Greater Washington Partnership, an alliance of local CEOs, is launching a formal collaboration program with a swath of regional universities — part of an effort to spur the development…

Can bacteria-slaying viruses defeat antibiotic-resistant infections? A new U.S. clinical center aims to find out | Science | AAAS

July 3, 2018

One piece of good news can make all the difference. In the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections, a decades-old approach based on bacteria-slaying viruses called phages has been sidelined by technical…

QIAGEN announces broadening of GeneReader NGS System applications into hereditary disease analysis | Business Wire

July 3, 2018

QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today introduced seamless next-generation sequencing (NGS) solutions for a wide range of hereditary diseases on the GeneReader NGS System, the complete Sample…

Rockville Employers Rank High On ‘Top Workplace For 2018’ List | Rockville, MD Patch

July 3, 2018

Two Rockville employers are among the top workplaces in the region, according to The Washington Post’s newest ranking.