biotechnology

March 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Massachusetts-Based Cell Therapy Company Coming to Rockville 

A Massachusetts-based biotechnology company announced Monday that it will open a facility in Rockville in the coming years. TCR² Therapeutics Inc., based in Cambridge, is a clinical-stage company that develops T-cell therapies for patients with cancer. In a statement, TCR² said it signed a long-term, full-building lease for an existing 85,000 sq. ft. facility. The […]

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February 19, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Company Working on Potential COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Looks to Expand in Montgomery County

Vigene Biosciences, a Maryland-based biotechnological company whose projects include a potential COVID-19 nasal spray vaccine, is looking to expand in Montgomery County with a new facility in Rockville. The new facility, which will be located at 14200 Shady Grove Road, will encompass 52,000 square feet of manufacturing space for its 125 current employees and hopes […]

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August 31, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Novavax Reaches Agreement With Canada to Supply COVID-19 Vaccine

Gaithersburg biotechnology company Novavax announced Monday that it has reached an agreement in principle to give Canada up to 76 million doses of Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine.  In a statement the company said the vaccine is in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials right now. Novavax expects to finalize an agreement that would begin supplying the doses […]

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July 23, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Two Maryland Companies Join Forces to Manufacture Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

Two Maryland companies are partnering to manufacture  a potential vaccine candidate for COVID-19. Gaithersburg-based Altimmune, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company and Vigene Biosciences, a Rockville-based biotechnology company, announced the partnership in a press release July 22. The vaccine, known as AdCOVID (TM), works to block infection by stimulating antibodies in the nasal cavity and can […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

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BioTech Company Expands Headquarters In Gaithersburg, Plans to Add 45 New Jobs

Altimmune, Inc, a clinical-stage immunotherapeutics biotechnology company, announced on Tuesday that it will relocate new employees acquired as a result of its merger with Pharmathene, and existing employees, to a new 14,000 square-foot location in Gaithersburg. The new facility, located at 910 Clopper Road, is planned to be complete by the beginning of 2018 and […]

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April 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BioTech Forum Focuses on Growing the Industry in DMV Region (VIDEO)

The 2016 Regional BioTech Forum was held this week at MedImmune in Gaithersburg, and the talk of the two-day meeting was the importance of growing the sector. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Pleased to meet Leaders of Tomorrow at #biotechforum16 #NIH pic.twitter.com/JOjQZ1GIOu — Francis S. Collins (@NIHDirector) April 19, 2016 Dr. Collins @NIHDirector @NIH, on exceptional […]

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