Posted June 6, 2020
Fine Tuning the Fight: Biotech Startups Tackle the COVID-19 Challenge
Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI) is announcing the release of these startups' stories
FREDERICK, Md., June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Snuggled into the Catoctin Mountains, Frederick, Maryland, captures travel headlines as a destination for its "hipstoric" character, a blend of picturesque architecture and artful vibes enfolded with rich colonial history and a growing reputation as a foodie haven, but something else is happening here. As the world shudders to a halt, trying to stop the deadly spread of COVID-19 infections as if it were an invasion of invisible zombies, Frederick's biotech startups rev up for the fight.
The town's location, home to frontline biomedical research at Fort Detrick and easily accessible to major East Coast cities like DC and Baltimore, make it an enclave for scientific enterprise. The Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc., also known as FITCI, presses that advantage. The organization is an incubator and accelerator started with public/private support in 2004, nurturing more than 150 fledgling companies throughout the years. Today, FITCI is recognized as a premier resource for technology and bioscience entrepreneurs because of its in-depth programming, industry-specific mentoring and resource array.
Read the full release from the Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI).