Two Md. companies chosen for inaugural health care incubator cohort

LifeBridge and Healthworx leadership, as well as the founders of the businesses in 1501 Health's inaugural class, cut ceremonial ribbons over Zoom. Courtesy of 1501 Health.

Baltimore-based health care innovation incubator 1501 Health announced its inaugural cohort of companies at a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Each of the five start-ups, two of which are based in Maryland and the remainder of which are from California, seek to address gaps in ...

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3 MIC companies launch COVID-19 workplace safety monitoring system


Three resident companies at the Maryland Innovation Center (MIC), an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), have collaborated to launch Notify, a contact-tracing notification system that anonymously monitors users movements throughout a facility to identify potential COVID-19 ...

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Legislation would improve Md.’s innovation economy, backers say


ANNAPOLIS — Maryland has fallen behind other states when it comes to supporting innovative technology companies, and several bills presented Tuesday to the Senate Finance Committee would help the state stay competitive, the bills’ backers said. Lawmakers heard proposals that ...

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USM fund invests $350,000 in BioPark med-tech startup

University of Maryland's Graduate Research Innovation District. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The University System of Maryland Maryland Momentum Fund and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, have invested $350,000 in a medical technology startup, the 11th investment from the fund. University of Maryland BioPark startup ARMR Systems Inc. was awarded $350,000, the ...

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