Leading the Way in Life Sciences

Scientist professional examining a sample.

Welcome to the BioHealth Capital Region—a collaborative that expedites the delivery of life-changing therapies from bench to bedside. Here, barriers are transcended and the unthinkable is achieved.

From groundbreaking research to immunology, cell and gene therapy to diagnostics, our six-county region has the talent, advantages and industry clusters that fuel discovery. Whether we’re pioneering new pathways at the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, developing life-saving vaccines at Novavax or immunomedicines at NextCure, we’re in good company. World-class partnership opportunities—with NIH, the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University—are within an hour’s drive. Our offerings attract life science professionals in droves. In fact, Maryland has the top concentration of employed doctoral scientists in the country.