Virtual 2021 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

Top 3 by 2023

September 13-14, 2021 Two Half-Days

 

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

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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

BioHealth Capital Region Partners

Montgomery County to spend $500,000 on push for global pandemic center – Washington Post

May 4, 2021

An ambitious push to create a “Global Pandemic Center” in suburban Maryland got a $500,000 boost Tuesday from the Montgomery County Council, which said the project could help drive the…

Novavax Initiates Pediatric Expansion for Phase 3 Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine

May 3, 2021

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that it has initiated a pediatric expansion of its Phase 3…

Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus Welcomes New Resident Company, AlgometRx to JLABS @ Washington, DC Site

May 3, 2021

On April 26, 2021, AlgometRx Inc., a Children’s National spinout company developing a handheld device to objectively measure pain by pupillary response, will relocate to Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS…

Biotech Innovation Company Aditxt to Establish State-of-the-Art Immune Monitoring Center in Richmond, VA

May 3, 2021

AditxtScore™ Center is the first of a planned immune monitoring network and will initially monitor COVID-19 immunity status; New facility expects to target more than 300 jobs over three years…

JLABS @ Washington, DC Incubator Opens for Business with Diversity at its Core

April 26, 2021

The pandemic wasn’t going to slow JLABS down. Two years after announcing a new location, Johnson & Johnson’s incubator arm opened its doors in the nation’s capital on Monday, right…

Mason Start-up Ceres Nanosciences Experiences Big Wins and Increases Footprint in Prince William County

April 23, 2021

Ceres Nanosciences, a Northern Virginia bioscience company spun out of George Mason University that specializes in diagnostic products and workflows, has opened a 12,000-square-foot advanced particle manufacturing plant in Prince…