A Message from CEO, Marty Rosendale
At the Maryland Tech Council, we serve the life sciences, technology, and service provider companies that are saving and securing lives through innovation. This has been our mission for decades and we remain fully committed to it.
For 35 years, we have stood ground over multiple and tremendous changes, and our association is stronger for it. As our members grow, innovate and adapt to market forces, we also evolve. We are resilient and committed to you and are continually developing to meet the needs of our members.

Last week, the Maryland Tech Council released it's Year in Review, please click here to download. As you can see, we have a strong footprint statewide along with a strong roster of companies as our members. Our strong advocacy efforts, cost savings program, partnerships, impressive events, Venture Mentoring Program and grant activity, are positioning us for future growth. 

I look forward to meeting you at MTC's Member Orientation on November 15, 2018. Click here to register.
Member Spotlight
This month, Andrew Moss stopped by the Maryland Tech Council office and updated us on what’s happening at Gallagher, who has been a member since 1998. Working with over 2,000 life sciences and technology companies and industry affiliates, Gallagher combines global resources with local understanding to offer tailored coverages that meet the needs of the Maryland Tech Council membership.
Welcome New Members
If you have something awesome to share, please stop by. We would love to meet with you and feature you for an upcoming issue of VIBE. Contact MTC's membership today. See all our newest members below:
 
  • Complete Omics Inc.
  • CyberSpace Analytics Corp.
  • Maryland STEM Festival
  • MedNet Solutions
  • miRecule, Inc.
  • Orphan Drug Unit (IQVIA)
  • Sherpas, LLC
  • Steelyard Analytics, Inc.

Please join us for MTC’s Quarterly Member Orientation and meet our new CEO, Marty Rosendale on November 15, 2018. Click here to register.
MTC Highlight:
Attention Members!

To better serve your needs, MTC is upgrading its membership software.
Below are a few new features you have been asking for, which will be available soon!
  • Personalized member listing page
  • Events - advertise your upcoming events
  • Career Center– create a posting for any job openings you have available
  • Hot Deals – Member to Member Market Place - add an online coupon to share
  • News - Share exciting and important information
  • Expect to receive an email from MTC in the coming weeks with information to get started
Advocacy Update:
Share your Story about Medical Innovation

The Maryland Tech Council is putting a campaign together on the “faces behind biotech innovation” and we would like to hear your story about how innovation has allowed you to live a fuller, healthier life.  Will you take our quick, two-question survey about your health care experience?

Advances in modern health care have improved the lives of Marylanders in countless ways. From living with diabetes, to surviving blood cancer, new medical technology is altering the way we understand diseases, and innovative new ideas are helping to accelerate the ways these technologies improve the lives of patients.
Mentoring Services:
Maryland Tech Council’s Venture Mentoring Program Expands to Serve Entrepreneurs across Maryland

Maryland Tech Council (MTC) announced today that, with the support of the Maryland Department of Commerce, the Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services (MTC VMS), will expand beyond Montgomery County to serve entrepreneurs throughout Maryland. The MTC VMS, which started just two years ago, has trained more than 60 mentors. The program uses a unique team approach to mentoring and is focused on technology and life sciences companies that are preparing to raise their first or second round of venture capital or institutional financing.
Exclusive Member Benefit:
Thank you Bio+Tech18 Cost Savings Exhibitors

The MTC member only Cost Savings program is very valuable, especially now.
 
Everybody is looking to save in any way they can, and using this method is easy. From UPS and Office Depot to ALT and Scientist.Com, there really is something for everyone.
 
“The benefits are huge. As a CFO, I’m always looking to save money. Everybody wants to save money. This program provides a unique opportunity to do that – for my company that’s hundreds of thousands of dollars.”
BIO2019 Update:
Save the Date for BIO 2019: Philadelphia, PA June 3-6, 2019
 
The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), which represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. 
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
 
Since 2004, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) has represented a collaborative effort between government, nonprofit and industry to ensure that all Americans have the information they need to stay safer and more secure online. Co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), NCSAM has grown exponentially – reaching consumers and organizations nationwide and encouraging all internet users to be #CyberAware.
Member Success Stories:
Fina Biosolutions Announces New Patent for Conjugate Vaccine Development

Fina Biosolutions announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for expression and purification of the conjugate vaccine protein CRM197 in  E. coli.  CRM197 is a key component of many vaccine formulations utilized worldwide.
Online Community
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