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Industry, Universities Need to Collaborate to Grow Bioscience Base

Baltimore Business Journal

Collaboration between the private sector, public sector and academic research institutions in the Baltimore/Washington region has helped create a booming bioscience industry. Maryland has the fourth-largest concentration of biotech companies in the country and is growing steadily. With the development of their research parks, the two largest employers in Baltimore City, the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University, expect the location of life science companies in their facilities will add to the density of bioscience in the state.