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FITCI’s Nanobiofab shapes medical training with AI-powered platform

FITCI’s Nanobiofab shapes medical training with AI-powered platform

Tao Treasures LLC DBA Nanobiofab, a minority woman-owned nanotech startup in the Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI), is helping medical mannequins tell doctors where it hurts. The company, which creates revolutionary million-scale nanomaterial used in applications ranging from routine health monitoring to cancer detection, is working with West Virginia University (WVU) to improve clinical simulators. The million-dollar effort, initiated through the Defense Health Agency Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, starts in September at Nanobiofab (Frederick, MD) and the David and Jo Ann Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) at WVU in Morgantown, WV. ...  Read more

Zalgen Awarded CEPI Contract to Provide Test Kits for Largest Ever Lassa Fever Study in West Africa

Zalgen Awarded CEPI Contract to Provide Test Kits for Largest Ever Lassa Fever Study in West Africa

Three-year contract leading to advance clinical trials for Lassa Fever vaccines reaffirms Zalgen’s focus on preparedness and its dedication to developing solutions for emerging viral threats

 Oslo, Norway & Germantown, Maryland, August 25, 2021 – Zalgen Labs LLC (Zalgen), a biotechnology and diagnostics company focused on preparedness for high impact, neglected infectious diseases including Lassa Fever (LF), today announced its contract with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to further advance the development of vaccines against Lassa Fever (LF) in West Africa, a region where the disease is endemic. ...  Read more

For The 5th Time, Verity Commercial Appears on The Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

For The 5th Time, Verity Commercial Appears on The Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

For the 5th time, Verity Commercial ranked on the Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Verity’s multidisciplinary business platform and a strong focus on the wellness of its people and clients were key to maintaining stability and growth. ...  Read more

FZata Announces First-in-Class “Live Biologics In A Pill” Platform Entering Manufacturing Phase

FZata Announces First-in-Class “Live Biologics In A Pill” Platform Entering Manufacturing Phase

FZata, Inc. is developing a ground-breaking “Live Biologics In A Pill” platform for oral delivery of live biologics. Live Biologics In A Pill will open up a new route of oral administration for innovative live biologic therapeutics. FZata is pleased to announce that our lead drug, FZ002, has advanced to manufacturing stage and IND-enabling studies. ...  Read more

Bristol Myers Squibb and Five Leading Historically Black Colleges and Universities Launch Tomorrow’s Innovators to Create Custom Biopharma Educational Programming and Increase Recruitment of Black Talent in the Biopharma Industry

Bristol Myers Squibb and Five Leading Historically Black Colleges and Universities Launch Tomorrow’s Innovators to Create Custom Biopharma Educational Programming and Increase Recruitment of Black Talent in the Biopharma Industry

Despite representing roughly 12% of the U.S. adult population, in biopharma, Black professionals account for just 7% of the total workforce and 3% of executive teams. Today, in an initiative designed to increase access to and awareness of the biopharma industry among Black talent and build a diverse talent pipeline, Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) announced its collaboration to launch Tomorrow’s Innovators—a multimillion dollar strategic alliance to attract top HBCU-affiliated talent to the bio-pharma industry in the next five years. ...  Read more

FITCI Member, Tellor, earns listing on Coinbase as TRB

FITCI Member, Tellor, earns listing on Coinbase as TRB

Frederick-based Tellor started at FITCI in March 2019, committing to its Strategic Growth and Advisory program. Now, investors can buy and sell the startup’s own token (TRB) on Coinbase, the biggest crypto exchange available to US traders. The listing puts Tellor in an elite tier of crypto projects that meet Coinbase’s exacting standards. ...  Read more

Georgia Student Wins Top Honors with Mental Health Assessment App Built on the Joget Open Source Low-Code Platform

Georgia Student Wins Top Honors with Mental Health Assessment App Built on the Joget Open Source Low-Code Platform

COLUMBIA, Md.July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Joget, Inc. is pleased to congratulate Ms. Adya Bhatta, a junior at Northview High School in Johns Creek, GA, USA, for winning first place for the state in the Internet Applications category for 11th & 12th grade division in the annual Georgia State Technology Competition (GaSTC). Bhatta developed an elaborate app for initial assessment and diagnosis of mental health patients on Joget, an open source low-code, no-code application development and workflow automation platform. ...  Read more