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BioBuzz: Baltimore Medtech Sector a Key Asset for Ascending Biotech Cluster
April 20, 2022
Johns Hopkins University. The University of Maryland, Baltimore. The UM Biopark. City Garage and Launchport. The enormous Port Covington development project. And now, a Baltimore Medtech ecosystem that’s blossoming within a rapidly ascending Charm City biotech cluster.
BioBuzz has been reporting on myriad medtech university system spinouts and maturing companies from the Baltimore area for a number of years; we’ve featured a number of exciting and promising individual companies. However, as we’ve stepped back a bit to examine more recent Baltimore biohub developments, it’s become clear that there is an unmistakable groundswell of medtech activity that’s transforming the Baltimore life sciences sector.
From diagnostics to robotics and everything in between, it’s clear Baltimore is a hotbed of medtech development. To provide a 40,000 foot view into this market sector, we’ve looked back at our story archives and recent news stories to compile the following roundup of Baltimore medtech companies to watch in 2022 and beyond.
Included in the roundup are several UMB-affiliated companies:
- NextStep Robotics - Based on UMB IP
- JuneBrain - Located in the UM BioPark
- CoapTech - Based on UMB IP
- Emit Imaging - Located in the UM BioPark
- ARMR Systems - Located in the UM BioPark
Read the two-part story from BioBuzz: Part One and Part Two.