Local Economy

February 11, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights the Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce

The Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce is focused on starting, sustaining and growing successful black businesses throughout the state. The organization does this by offering networking opportunities, resources and partnerships which provide training, workshops, coaching and funding assistance. Currently, officials say there are about 200 business within the Chamber throughout Maryland, and 50% of their […]

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January 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Biosciences Facility in Rockville Striving to Help Cure Serious Diseases

Maryland’s booming biotech field just added a major new facility. Vigene Biosciences opened its new headquarters in Rockville on Wednesday and officials say it’s a pioneer in gene therapy. The $20 million, state-of-the-art facility will be a place where scientists can work towards curing serious and rare diseases. Vigene Biosciences COO, Dr. Jeffrey Hung says […]

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