2020 BioHealth Capital Region Forum (POSTPONED)

Top 3 by 2023

***PLEASE NOTE: Rescheduled for Oct 19-21, 2020***


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

BioHealth Innovation Leading Five Digital RESI Conference Virtual Panels

June 1, 2020

With the LSN Digital RESI Conference approaching quickly, Event Gold Sponsor, BioHealth Innovation (BHI), is stepping up to help lead five panels with some heavy hitters from the BioHealth Capital…

USM Maryland Momentum Fund Invests $150,000 in pathOtrak

May 28, 2020

Company led by Former UMCP and National Institute of Standards and Technology Faculty Member Drastically Cuts Detection Time for Salmonella and E. coli in Food The University System of Maryland (USM) Maryland…

BioBuzz: COVID-19 Vaccine Progress from 14 BioHealth Capital Region Organizations

May 27, 2020

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 7, 2020. As updates are discovered and advancements are announced regarding the work below, details will be published for accuracy. As…

Novavax Expands Large-Scale Global Manufacturing Capacity

May 27, 2020

Novavax acquires Praha Vaccines in Czech Republic Annual operating capacity of over 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine antigen GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing…

Maryland Tech Council Establishes Business Continuity Task Force to Help Maryland Tech and Life Sciences Companies Affected by COVID-19

May 21, 2020

Frederick, Maryland, May 21, 2020 — The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) announces today the formation of its Business Continuity Task Force to assist tech and life science entrepreneurs in Maryland who are navigating the economic…

Westat Selected as Strategic Partner for Montgomery County COVID-19 Adaptation & Recovery Study

May 19, 2020

ROCKVILLE, Md. – May 19, 2020—The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has selected Rockville-based Westat as its strategic partner in conducting a longitudinal COVID-19 Adaptation and Recovery Study. This three-year survey of Montgomery…