TEDCO Happenings

Find out about recent developments and upcoming events of interest to our portfolio companies and your business.

Maryland’s World Leading Cell Therapy Industry Showcased at TEDCO’s Stem Cell Symposium & Entrepreneur Expo

“Nowhere in the world will you find an entrepreneur expo and stem cell symposium together as we do here,” emphasized TEDCO’s CEO, George Davis. “That’s because in Maryland we focus on impactful innovation.  We’re loaded with the best code breakers and vaccine makers.”

TEDCO Expo asks how Maryland can take the next step

Celebrating TEDCO's 20th year, the annual Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium focused Thursday on the next steps Maryland should take to realize its potential as a startup ecosystem.

Here’s how an AstraZeneca spinout deal gets done

Aaron Ren (second from left) is the head of business development and operations at startup Viela Bio, a MedImmune Inc. spinout. He spoke on a panel at TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo along with some of the lawyers who worked on the spinout deal.

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Maryland could be a cybersecurity leader, here's how

Maryland is uniquely poised to capture a huge share of the large and growing healthcare cybersecurity market...
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Another early winner picked by TEDCO’s Maryland Investment Initiative, this JHU-spinout continues to focus on its mission to treat vision loss

Baltimore biopharmaceutical company AsclepiX Therapeutics Inc. is developing therapies to target eye
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Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund's Seraxis publishes clinical trial considerations for a type 1 diabetes stem cell-derived therapy

SERAXIS Inc., a rapidly growing regenerative medicine company today announced the publication of
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Longeveron Wins $6.7 Million in Grant Funding, Including a $750,000 TEDCO Award

Longeveron LLC is a regenerative medicine company developing cellular solutions for aging-related
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Viela Bio’s Spinout Story Reveals A Roadmap for Growth Ahead

Viela Bio was featured this year at the TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium as part of a
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Here’s how an AstraZeneca spinout deal gets done

Aaron Ren is the head of business development and operations at startup Viela Bio, a MedImmune Inc.
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Stem Cell Commission Public Meeting Notice 11-5-18

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission WHAT: The Maryland Stem Cell
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Maryland’s World Leading Cell Therapy Industry Showcased at TEDCO’s Stem Cell Symposium & Entrepreneur Expo

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MII Public Meeting Notice 11-8-18

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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Emerging Leader Attila Security Announces First Round of Funding

Oversubscribed round led by DataTribe, Bull City Ventures and TEDCO's Seed Fund
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TEDCO Expo asks how Maryland can take the next step

Celebrating TEDCO's 20th year, the annual Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium focused Thursday
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TEDCO’s Builder Fund is closing the investment gap for more entrepreneurs

The program focuses on network-building to improve access to funding and other resources.
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Local Entrepreneurs Enter Shark Tank at Shore Hatchery

The Shore Hatchery here at Salisbury University has become one of the premiere opportunities for
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In the Trenches with TEDCO's George Davis and FITCI's Kathie Callahan Brady

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SBIR Proposal Lab seeks to help entrepreneurs seeking seed funding from the U.S. government

The program has a focus on supporting women-owned, disadvantaged and rural small businesses. OST
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Power Moves: A look at recent hiring and leadership changes around Baltimore’s tech community

News of a pair of moves on boards that fall under the umbrella of TEDCO was announced in recent
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TEDCO Announces Seed Portfolio Showcase Companies For the 2018 Expo

COLUMBIA, Md. (October 11, 2018) —TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies,
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GovCon Incubator To Help Write Proposals & Train Small Businesses for TEDCO's New U.S. SBA Grant

The GovCon Incubator of OST Global Solutions, Inc . (OST), a woman-owned small business, will help
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TEDCO Announces New Members to Maryland Innovation Initiative Board

Board appointments represent expertise of Maryland’s academic research institutions COLUMBIA, Md.
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Sisu Global Health and Galen Robotics, TEDCO portfolio companies, to pitch at Beta City competition

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TEDCO Announces New Member to Board of Directors

Governor Hogan appoints Tina Williams-Koroma, President, CEO of TCecure COLUMBIA, Md. (October 1,
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TEDCO Portfolio Companies, Galen Robotics and Sisu Global Health, to pitch at Beta City competition on October 4

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TEDCO Announces First Round of 2019 Stem Cell Program Awards

TEDCO Announces First Round of 2019 Stem Cell Program Awards Request for applications for the next
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First of $8.2 million in stem cell research funds awarded by TEDCO

TEDCO has doled out the first round of funding to companies and researchers working on stem cell
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Proscia Closes $8.3M Series A Round of Financing

Accelerates advancement of AI-enhanced digital pathology to improve cancer diagnosis and outcomes
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TEDCO Receives Grant from The U.S. Small Business Administration Awards

TEDCO Receives Grant from The U.S. Small Business Administration Awards Agency awards 24 state,
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TEDCO Builder Fund, Betamore Hosts Speaker Series with Startup Experts

Weekly series to feature insights, presentations from successful entrepreneurs from around the
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TRX Systems Demonstrates 3D Mapping and GPS-Denied Personnel Tracking for First Responder and Military Operations at Thunderstorm 18-2

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Topbox raised $5M for its customer experience analytics service

Today, the company announced it has raised a $5 million funding round led by Telescope Partners,
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Maryland Venture Fund and TEDCO’s Seed Fund Hire New Business Development Associate

Organization invests in strategic initiatives COLUMBIA, Md. (September 11, 2018)— The Maryland
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Neuraly, a JHU startup, launched with $36 Million: Targets Neurodegenerative Diseases

Maryland-based Neuraly surged forth from the startup gate with $36 million in Series A funding that
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Manta Biofuel, a TEDCO portfolio company, receives a MIPS grant

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science researchers have received grants from the
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emocha, a TEDCO portfolio company, awarded $1M grant to take a closer look at its technology as it grows

The NIH grant will fund a study to evaluate the JHU spinout's video-based platform. It gives the
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After Maryland expansion, Bandura Systems raises $4M Series A

The cybersecurity startup planted a flag in Columbia earlier this year, and is looking to ramp up
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Local investors part of $4M funding round in Columbia cyber startup Bandura Systems

Local cybersecurity software firm Bandura Systems has raised a $4 million Series A funding round to
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Women In Bio Capital Region Presents: “HERstory Gala 2018: Honoring Outstanding Women in Biotech” on December 13

The HERstory Gala is the premier event for the Women In Bio (WIB) Capital Region chapter and
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Paragon Bioservices Announces Two Key Leadership Promotions

Paragon Bioservices, the leading private equity-backed biologics contract development and
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In the Trenches John Wasilisin, TEDCO

TEDCO's John Wasilisin shares great information for early-stage technology and life sciences
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ClearMask Awarded $25K from National Science Foundation

Recently, ClearMask received $25,000 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to
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Maryland Loves Its Start-Ups

When it comes to the need for technological innovation, Maryland has been putting its money where
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Hopkins faculty and startups receive translational funding from TEDCO

This summer, two Hopkins faculty members and two Hopkins startups will receive funding from the
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Frederick firm bringing wearable nanotechnology to market with TEDCO funding

A Maryland startup aiming to bring nanotechnology to the wearable tech space has earned a $25,000
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Neuraly, a TEDCO MII and MVF portfolio company, launches with $36M funding round

The Maryland biotech startup is developing new treatments for Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s
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Latest TEDCO-funded rural startup, GOEFER, developed a power strip to help cut down your energy costs

A Frederick startup working to help save consumers and companies money on their energy consumption
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How a TEDCO portfolio company, Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, is saving lives with bacteria-killing viruses

Dr. Carl Merril began researching bacteria-killing viruses at National Institutes of Health in 1965,
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Md. manufacturing startup, Xometry, acquires competitor and raises $25 million, to include TEDCO’s Maryland Venture Fund

Gaithersburg manufacturing platform Xometry acquired a competitor and raised $25 million, the
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TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Announces Pre-Seed Investments in Two Frederick Start-Ups

Program supports start-up companies founded and thriving in rural Maryland counties.
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Two Baltimore university-born startups move their tech closer to market with fed funds

Cykloburn Technologies, born out of Morgan State University, has also been awarded a $225,000 Phase
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TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Supports Start-Ups with $5.6 million in Funding

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced its recent investments through
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Cykloburn Technologies Wins SBIR Phase I Grant

Cykloburn Technologies LLC, a company developing a low-emission combustion system that converts
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