BioSolution Designs Raises Seed Round

BioSolution Designs closes initial Seed Round of funding to accelerate its ongoing product invention activities.

By BIOSOLUTION DESIGNS | May 05, 2021

Frederick, MD., May 5, 2021 -- BioSolution Designs, LLC, announces that initial Seed Round goals are met and full operation begins as of May 1. BSD Founder and President, Dr. Thomas Reed, will direct use of the funding to accelerate existing collaborative initiatives developed over the past year.... Read more


Minnodi Empowers Women

By April Bartel, FITCI | May 04, 2021

Frederick, MD: Santhanalakshmi Shanmugam appreciates the unique challenges women face when entering the workforce, especially in the demanding fields of science and technology. She founded Minnodi, LLC, a Maryland-based Women Owned Business focusing on IT/Pharma consulting and staffing agency... Read more


Betamore & FITCI Announce Founder City

By Betamore & FITCI | April 01, 2021

Baltimore, MD and Frederick, MD: Betamore and Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI) have announced their collaboration on a new, more impactful, hybrid conference event, Founder City. Founder City brings together into one event some of the most essential pillars of the startup... Read more


Leading diagnostics laboratory in the Caribbean selects NextGenPCR for...

Clinical implementation of ultra-fast molecular testing improves time to result and laboratory throughput

By Brian McNally, CEO of VelocidyBio | March 31, 2021

Goes, Netherlands, March 31, 2021 -- Dutch biotechnology company, Molecular Biology Systems, B.V. (MBS) has announced that Aruba’s Laboratorio di Servicio (LdS) has validated and implemented NextGenPCR for SARS-CoV-2 testing. With a single NextGenPCR system capable of producing over 1,000 results... Read more


M Power Education Records Explosive Growth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Ivana Shuck | March 17, 2021

Frederick, MD (March 17, 2021) – M Power Education, a Frederick-based e-learning and career training company, has experienced an explosive growth in the past year, despite the global pandemic. The company grew from three to fifteen employees and expanded their client base as well as student... Read more


Veralox Therapeutics Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation for VLX-1005

By Jeff Strovel, Veralox CEO | January 26, 2021

FREDERICK, Md – January 26, 2021 – Veralox Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing first-in-class small molecule therapeutics that treat the underlying pathologies of diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has... Read more


Veralox Therapeutics Announces IND Submission for VLX-1005 to Treat...

By Jeff Strovel, Veralox CEO | January 12, 2021

FREDERICK, Md – January 12, 2021 – Veralox Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing first-in-class small molecule therapeutics that treat the underlying pathologies of diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced it submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND)... Read more


Nanoparticle COVID-19 vaccine REVC-128 potentially induces protection starting...

By FITCI | December 03, 2020

Frederick, MD, November 2020 - ReVacc Biotech scientists have designed a multivalent nanoparticle vaccine candidate REVC-128 targeting the current predominant SARS-CoV-2 viral strain with D614G mutation. The preliminary immunogenicity study showed that REVC-128 induced ultrapotent neutralizing... Read more


Trivance Design Launches Brand New Website

By Thomas Stein, CEO, Trivance Design | October 31, 2020

Frederick, MD (October 2020) – Trivance Design, a Frederick-based 3D print shop has just announced the launch of their new friendly and easy-to-use website. The site provides information related to the process as well as capabilities of extrusion-based 3D printing that can help move client’s... Read more


Leading the charge on ‘Know your Immunity,’ VirIntel, LLC announces a...

By Kim Gordon, VirIntel | October 06, 2020

Frederick, MD (October, 2020 -- VirIntel, LLC is excited to announce a partnership with Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories (CDL), one of the top Diagnostics Lab in the DC metro area, to offer the VirIntel COVID-19 Antibody Test available immediately. VirIntel leads the charge on the "know your... Read more


Veralox Therapeutics Appoints Life Sciences Industry Veteran Alex Martin as...

By Kathie Callahan Brady | September 22, 2020

FREDERICK, Md. (September, 2020) --Veralox Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing first-in-class small molecule therapeutics that treat the underlying pathologies of diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the appointment of Alex Martin as Chairman of the Board of... Read more


NANOBIOFAB Awarded a $250,000 Defense Health Agency SBIR grant

By Kathie Callahan Brady | September 22, 2020

Frederick, MD (September 2020) - Nanobiofab, a Frederick-based nanotechnology startup, was awarded a $250,000 Defense Health Agency (DHA) SBIR Program grant for their, “Inkjet assisted Nano printing sensing platform for high-throughput flexible sensors discovery” proposal. Nanobiofab has worked... Read more


VirIntel launches VirIntel COVID-19 Antibody test, delivering superior accuracy

By Kim Gordon, VirIntel | September 16, 2020

VirIntel, LLC is the R&D focused Immuno diagnostics startup located at the Frederick Innovation Technology Center pursuing the goal of immunity intelligence. VirIntel is leading the charge on the “know your immunity” movement in response to COVID-19. About COVID-19 Testing at VirIntel ... Read more


CarrTech LLC Receives Its Fourth Patent and is Awarded $50,000 Grant by TEDCO

By Kathie Callahan Brady | July 10, 2020

Frederick, MD, July, 2020 - CarrTech LLC has been awarded $50,000 from TEDCO’s Pre-seed Builder Fund, as well as professional executive coaching services for their leadership team. This significant investment and executive support specific to medical devices, will better position the company to... Read more


The Edge Accelerator Welcomes 2020 Cohort

By Kathie Callahan Brady | July 07, 2020

Frederick, MD, July 2020 – The Community Growth Accelerator Program, The Edge, welcomed its 2020 Cohort of 14 new startup companies. Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc (FITCI) leadership and mentors of The Edge’s program decided to transition this year’s courses and activities to... Read more


Ultrafast RT-PCR for COVID-19 by Molecular Biology Systems draws Dutch...

Publication demonstrates updated NEXTGENPCR accelerates detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from clinical samples

By Brian McNally, VelocidyBio | June 30, 2020

Goes, Netherlands, June 30, 2020 -- Dutch biotechnology company, Molecular Biology Systems, B.V. (MBS) has announced a publication detailing the use of its revolutionary NEXTGENPCR endpoint thermocycler to test for SARS-CoV-2 with a one-step reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction... Read more


Mesa Science Associates and Bryn Pharma Publish Final of Three Pre-Clinical...

The third in a series of studies measured cerebrospinal fluid epinephrine pharmacokinetics, nasal mucosa effects, plasma epinephrine pharmacokinetics, and cardiovascular changes.

By Kathie Callahan Brady | June 17, 2020

FREDERICK, MD June 2020—Mesa Science Associates Inc. (MSA) and Bryn Pharma LLC published the findings from the final of three (3) pre-clinical studies conducted in beagle dogs. These studies establish that epinephrine is readily absorbed when administered intranasally and has advantages over an... Read more


Fine Tuning the Fight: Biotech Startups Tackle the COVID 19 Challenge

By Kathie Callahan Brady | June 06, 2020

Frederick, Maryland - Snuggled into the Catoctin Mountains, Frederick, Maryland, captures travel headlines as a destination for its “hipstoric” character, a blend of picturesque architecture and artful vibes enfolded with rich colonial history and a growing reputation as a foodie haven, but... Read more


CarrTech LLC Among Winners of the Competitive Spring Shore Hatchery

By Kathie Callahan Brady | June 04, 2020

Frederick, MD - CarrTech LLC, a medical preparation device company with a prototype filter for medications packaged in glass ampules, won fifth place in the pitching competition at 2020 Spring Shore Hatchery. The Perdue School of Business Philip E. & Carol R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery is a... Read more


Mesa Science Associates and Bryn Pharma Publish Second Pre-Clinical Study of a...

The second in a series of three studies measured the pharmacokinetic and heart rate effects of intranasal epinephrine in dogs

By Kathie Callahan Brady | April 30, 2020

FREDERICK, MD April 28, 2020—Mesa Science Associates Inc. (MSA) and Bryn Pharma LLC published the findings from the second of three (3) pre-clinical studies conducted in beagle dogs. These studies establish that epinephrine is readily absorbed when administered intranasally and has advantages... Read more