Maryland Aims to Lead the Nation in Federal Research Commercialization with Newly Funded Program

TEDCO, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, has introduced the Federal Lab Leveraging Innovation to Products (FLLIP) Pilot Program to bridge this gap. Announced recently, the FLLIP Pilot Program, a collaborative effort between TEDCO and the Frederick Innovation Technology Center, Inc.
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8 things to know: TEDCO names entrepreneur to head innovation efforts

TEDCO names entrepreneur to run innovation department Maryland's TEDCO, the state venture fund, has appointed Graham Dodge, a longtime entrepreneur, as the vice president of the Innovation Connectors department.
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PR Newswire: TEDCO Announces Dodge as the New Vice President, Innovation Connectors

TEDCO, Maryland's economic engine for technology companies, announces the appointment of Graham Dodge as the vice president of the Innovation Connectors department. Dodge will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight to TEDCO's Cultivate Maryland and Innovation Connectors.
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Fire Awards 2024: Astek Diagnostics works to detect deadly illnesses

Astek Diagnostics founder Mustafa Al-Adhami hopes his company can help people suffering from UTIs quickly receive a diagnosis.
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CityBiz: TEDCO Appoints Graham Dodge as Vice President, Innovation Connectors

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announces the appointment of Graham Dodge as the vice president of the Innovation Connectors department. Dodge will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight to TEDCO’s Cultivate Maryland and Innovation Connectors.
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Baltimore Power Moves: bwtech@UMBC expands its in-house entrepreneurship expertise

State-affiliated early-stage investor TEDCO named its FY2025 board of directors, which includes College of Southern Maryland Vice President Ellen Flowers-Fields as its new chair. TEDCO also named Abishek Kulshreshtha the new executive director of the Maryland Innovation Initiative.
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Flowers-Fields appointed TEDCO chair as group adds new members

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, Monday announced the organization’s board of directors elected new executive officers and welcomed four new members for its fiscal year 2025 board. The newly appointed chair of the board is College of Southern Maryland’s Ellen Flowers
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Hundreds of new laws go in effect on July 1. Here’s what to look out for.

Hundreds of bills that were passed by Maryland lawmakers in session this year will become law in on July 1, covering everything from banning vaping indoors to benefits for uniformed service members and diversity efforts in higher education. This follows a wave of laws that went into effect in
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TEDCO Announces Second Year of Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program Awardees

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced the 2024 Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program (“Makerspace Program”) awardees. Funding will be awarded to 18 projects spanning across nine (9) counties and Baltimore City.
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People on the Move - Ruchika Nijhara

Ruchika Nijhara firmly believes in the promise of stem cell-based research and development. In her role as the Executive Director of TEDCO’s Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund, she not only supports this promise, but actively promotes it, overseeing 7 grant programs designed to accelerate stem cell
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People on the Move: Ira Schwartz (General Counsel, TEDCO)

TEDCO legal counsel Ira Schwartz’s expertise spans biotechnology, corporate law, venture capital, and public service. He was recently recognized by industry peers for his instrumental work with TEDCO for over 26 years, receiving a 2024 Leaders in Law award. In addition to his role of TEDCO’s General
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Van Hollen, Cardin Visit Frederick, Howard Counties to Mark Over $2.8 Million in Direct Federal Investments for Infrastructure, Emergency Services, and Small Business Development

The lawmakers first visited the Village of Burkittsville, where they were joined by Mayor Michael Robinson, State Senator William Folden, Councilmember Jerry Donald, and members of the Burkittsville Village Council to mark the $385,000 in federal funding they secured to upgrade drainage and
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TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Welcomes Abishek Kulshreshtha as New Executive Director

The Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), an independent unit within TEDCO, has appointed Abishek Kulshreshtha as its new executive director. Effective July 1, 2024, Kulshreshtha will lead MII’s efforts to promote the commercialization of research from Maryland’s academic institutions. With his
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People on the Move: Patrick Calhoun (Nanocrine)

Prior US Army infantryman Patrick Calhoun continues to astound the public as he makes strides in his scientific career. He holds the role of President & Chief Science Officer at Nanocrine, a company developing novel biological imaging technologies to specifically image living cell-to-cell
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People On The Move: Shawna Stepp-Jones (Divaneering Lab)

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