2020 BioHealth Capital Region Forum

Top 3 by 2023

April 15 + 16, 2020 - Register today! Come back soon to see all the great Sessions, Panels, and Presentations planned for 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

QIAGEN celebrates surpassing 2,500 cumulative placements of QIAsymphony

January 9, 2020

Hilden, Germany, and Germantown, Maryland, January 9, 2020 – QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced the 2,500th placement of QIAsymphony, the leading Sample to Insight workflow automation…

NexImmune Expands Executive Team With Appointments of Chief Medical Officer and Chief Financial Officer

January 8, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, MD — January 08, 2020 – NexImmune, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel immune-therapeutics based on a proprietary Artificial Immune Modulation (AIM) nanotechnology platform, announced that industry veterans Han Myint,…

TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Infuses $2.63M in New Round of Projects

January 8, 2020

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced its recent round of funding for select projects through the Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII). This round of funding includes project grants for…

Emmes Studies Contribute to FDA Approval of a Medical Device That Estimates the Weight of Infants

January 6, 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020 Emmes today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a prescription-only medical device used to estimate the weight of infants who are…

Precigen Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for PRGN-3006 UltraCAR-T™ in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

January 6, 2020

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Precigen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of innovative gene and cellular therapies to improve the lives of patients, today announced that the…

Biotech firm, RoosterBio looks to expand

January 6, 2020

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. (WDVM) — 2020 is already shaping up to be a big year for RoosterBio, now that they are expanding. The Frederick based, biotech company is expanding its home…