Maryland Life Sciences Hosts Sold-Out 2022 Bio Innovation Conference

Maryland Life Sciences Hosts Sold-Out 2022 Bio Innovation Conference

Maryland Life Sciences Hosts Sold-Out 2022 Bio Innovation Conference

FREDERICK, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#MDLSBioInnovation–Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, hosted the successful 2022 Bio Innovation Conference October 3-4 in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition to a sold-out audience, the conference featured more than 50 industry-leading speakers, 15 panel discussions and fireside chats exploring pressing industry topics, six networking opportunities, record-breaking participation in the BIO One-on-One Partnering system, three international delegations, 7,000 attendees joining live digitally, and thousands more watching the recording.

The Bio Innovation Conference is Maryland’s premiere forum for life science professionals from industry, academia, and government to exchange ideas, make new professional connections, and explore trends in the industry.

Panel discussions included:

Innovating at the National Institutes of Health and Establishing ARPA-H (Keynote Address)

Expanding the Boundaries of Cell and Gene Therapy

Factors Impacting Patient Access to Cell and Gene Therapies

Keys to Expanding a Diverse Talent in Workforce Development

The Shift to Endemic: Living Alongside COVID-19

Emerging Vaccine Opportunities in Modulating the Immune System

Fireside Discussion – Advanced Biomanufacturing: The Patient Focus

Automation in Biomanufacturing

Business of Bio Workshop A – Maximizing Government Non-Dilutive Funding Programs

Workforce Readiness

Business of Bio Workshop B – Improving Biotech Company Value

Inclusion, Retention, and Advancement

Business of Bio Workshop C – Raising Capital

“We are deeply grateful to our sponsors, speakers, and attendees for making the Bio Innovation Conference the region’s must-attend forum for life science professionals,” said Brad L. Stewart, Chair of Maryland Life Sciences. “Each year, attendees leave the Bio Innovation Conference more knowledgeable, more networked, and more prepared to expand the frontiers of life science innovation in Maryland.”

The Bio Innovation Conference is made possible by the generous support of its sponsors. Maryland Life Sciences is grateful to all sponsors for making this outstanding forum for the exchange of ideas possible.

Title Sponsor

Horizon Therapeutics

Industry Sector Sponsor – Biomanufacturing

Kite, a Gilead Company

Industry Sector Sponsor – Cell & Gene Therapy


Industry Sector Sponsor – Vaccines and Immunotherapy


Presenting Sponsors



Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Maryland Department of Commerce

Supporting Sponsors


Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS

Blue Knight™

Contributing Sponsor


Keynote Sponsor

DPR Construction

Workforce Development Panel Sponsor

Universities at Shady Grove

BIO Partnering Sponsor

Azzur Group

Cocktail Reception Sponsors

T3 Advisors, a Savills Company

Giveaway Sponsor

Scheer Partners

Registration Sponsor

Evolution Labs

Luncheon Sponsors


Frederick Economic Development

Frederick County Office of Economic Development

Montgomery College

Progress Labs

International Delegate Sponsors


Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)


Gold Sponsors

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Boston Properties

Comcast Business


WiFi Sponsors

Coakley & Williams Construction

Coffee Break Sponsors



IPS-Integrated Project Services

Monument Innovation Center

About Maryland Life Sciences

The Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, is a collaborative community, actively engaged in building stronger life sciences companies by supporting the efforts of our individual members who are saving and improving lives through innovation. We support our member companies who are driving innovation through advocacy, education, workforce development, cost savings programs and connecting entrepreneurial minds. Maryland Life Sciences represents biotechnology, clinical and research data, therapeutic, genetic, medical device, pharmaceutical and service companies that support Maryland’s thriving industry. The valuable resources we provide to our members help them reach their full potential making Maryland a global leader in the life sciences industry. Learn more at


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