BioMaryland 2020 Vision

The Maryland Biotechnology Center vision is for Maryland to be globally renowned for its ability to translate world-class bioscience research capabilities into viable and highly regarded product-oriented bioscience companies.


Biotechnical Institute of Maryland Fills a need for specialty scientific training of entry-level technicians for employment in Maryland’s rapidly expanding biotechnology industry.

BioHealth Innovation: An innovation intermediary that translates market-relevant research into commercial success by connecting management, funding, and markets.

Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Brings together business, government, and educational institutions in Greater Baltimore.

FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) Responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, and products that give off radiation.

Ft. Detrick/USAMIRIID  Conducts basic and applied research on biological threats, resulting in medical solutions to protect military service members.

Greater Baltimore Committee Organizing corporate and civic leadership to develop solutions to problems that affect the region’s competitiveness and viability.

Greater Baltimore Bioscience Committee  Advocates for the interests of the bioscience industry in the greater Baltimore region by identifying specific barriers to industry growth and finding ways to overcome them. The goal of the committee is to provide an environment where technologies from our research universities can translate into products and company formation.

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures Responsible for ensuring the commercialization of university inventions for the benefit of the public.

Maryland Industrial Partnerships  Accelerates the commercialization of technology by jointly funding collaborative R&D projects between corporations and University System of Maryland faculty.

MdBio Foundation  Supports bioscience awareness, education, and workforce development in the state of Maryland.

National Cancer Institute  Coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and their families.

National Institute of Standards and Technology  Promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology to enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.

National Institutes of Health Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems, and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

Technology Council of Maryland /MdBio  Works to catalyze growth, development, and global recognition of bioscience in Maryland.

Maryland Technology Development Corporation  TEDCO’s role is to be Maryland’s leading source of funding for technology transfer & development programs and entrepreneurial business assistance.