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Jane Shaab, Executive Director of the UM BioPark, was the Recipient of AURP’s 2023 Career Achievement Award

AURP’s Career Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made their research community a central focus of their career, who has achieved outstanding successes over a substantial period of time, and who has received peer recognition for advancing the concept of university research parks and innovation districts.

The AURP 2023 Career Achievement Award recipient is Jane Shaab, UM BioPark Executive Director, Associate Vice President, Economic Development: Shaab – a tireless advocate and ambassador for the city of Baltimore and also AURP in her previous role on the AURP Board of Directors – has dedicated herself to building the Baltimore region’s life sciences, technology and research industries, encouraging their growth for decades into becoming the city’s largest cluster of life sciences companies. In her leadership roles with UM BioPark, Shaab has helped revitalize 14 acres of years-vacant downtown commercial property in Baltimore, generating over $600 million dollars in capital investment to realize development of a 470,000 square foot world-class biomedical research center.

Read the full story from AURP.