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Tech Council of Maryland Opens New Office in Baltimore
Satellite Location at University of Maryland BioPark to Foster Greater Collaboration with Technology and Life Sciences Companies in Greater Baltimore Area
Rockville, Md. – (July 10, 2014) – The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association for life science and technology, today announced that it has opened a new satellite office at the University of Maryland BioPark in Baltimore. By expanding its reach, TCM will be able to collaborate closely with industry leaders located in the Greater Baltimore area and more effectively bring together the state’s technology and life sciences sectors.
“With members, such as Johns Hopkins University, Verizon, HP, Howard Community College and Semmes, Bowen & Semmes P.C., located in the Baltimore metropolitan area, we saw a need to build a stronger presence,” said Phil Schiff, TCM’s CEO. “TCM is excited to have the opportunity to work more closely with the wide variety of innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Baltimore, and provide them with important resources they need closer to home.”
Schiff and members of senior management from TCM headquarters will staff the new office (801 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201) every Thursday, beginning today. From this location, TCM will collaborate with other key stakeholders in Baltimore on plans to offer networking opportunities, educational programming and address other topics of interest to the community.
“We are delighted to have TCM join the UM BioPark community and establish a stronger foothold in Baltimore,” said Jane Shaab, UM BioPark executive director. “TCM’s advocacy, education and networking efforts for Maryland’s tech and life sciences companies are critical for both Baltimore’s and the state’s economy.”
ABOUT THE TECH COUNCIL OF MARYLAND, INC.
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM) is the largest technology trade group serving the advanced technology and biotechnology communities of Maryland. TCM’s mission is to advocate for the interests of the technology community, further the role of technology in the Maryland economy, and nurture an environment where technology companies can collaborate, grow and succeed. For more information, visit www.techcouncilmd.com.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BIOPARK
The UM BioPark is a biomedical research park on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The BioPark welcomes additional life science companies to join its growing scientific community of emerging, high-growth life science tenants and University of Maryland (UM) translational research and clinical treatment centers. For early-stage to mature bioscience companies, the BioPark offers a sophisticated laboratory and office environment on the UM’s vibrant academic medical center campus. Community members are commercializing new drugs, diagnostics and devices and advancing biomedical research. Learn more about BioPark tenants at http://www.umbiopark.com/tenants.aspx.