Events, Community Development at Fort Detrick Frederick MD

9th Annual FITCI Tech Showcase a Success

On September 6, the Fort Detrick Alliance held its 9th Annual Frederick Innovative Technology Center (FITCI) Tech Showcase. Around 200 people attended the event, which featured the ribbon-cutting of FITCI’s new Biotech Shared Lab and tours of FITCI entrepreneurial businesses and labs. Mayor Randy McClement and Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner provided opening remarks and Dr. Kenneth Bertram, Principal Assistant for Acquisition, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick provided the keynote about research advancements.

We are grateful to our sponsors who supported the event including Hood College, Frederick County Office of Economic Development, City of Frederick Department of Economic Development, Frederick County Bank, Tunnell, Leidos Biomedical Research, and Maryland Department of Commerce.

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The City of Frederick is proud of its long relationship with Fort Detrick, and its allied federal agencies, and the important role it plays in the economic health of our community, and its strategic role in the health and safety of our nation. Our support for the Fort Detrick Alliance, as a founding sponsor, is a natural extension as we work to forge and sustain community partnerships, between the public and private sectors, for our mutual benefit.
Mayor Michael C. O’ConnorMayorThe City of Frederick

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