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2019 Hagerstown Technology Showcase Review

Excellent turnout and presentations at our 2019 Hagerstown Technology Showcase at Hagerstown Community College on March 21. Attendees learned how to work with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to access licensable technologies and collaborative opportunities – as well as funding programs through the NIH Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)…

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October Networking Breakfast

On October 9, we held our Quarterly Networking Breakfast at Hood College. The breakfast featured a panel of professionals who discussed internship and apprenticeship programs offered through our regional education partners, as well as the workforce development and business initiatives offered by Fort Detrick. Thank you to Hood College, Mount…

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Member Spotlight – Henry Martin Law

Henry “Hank” Abromson took a leap of entrepreneurial faith, opening his own law firm in Frederick, Maryland, Henry Martin Law, this past January. He joined the Fort Detrick Alliance in fall 2014 while working as an associate attorney at Miles & Stockbridge, jumping in as co-chair of the group’s Organization…

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Cheers to Summer Social a Success!

On August 1, we held our Cheers to Summer Social at Big Cork Vineyards. It was great to see so many of our members, regional businesses and higher education leaders, representatives from Fort Detrick and our elected officials gather to network and make valuable connections! We are grateful to our…

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Thank you to our Annual Dinner Sponsors and Guests

Thank you to our Annual Dinner Sponsors and guests. It was an exceptional evening of networking and making connections with our Members, military officials, elected officials, business leaders, and regional higher education institutions.  Special thanks to our sponsors: Hood College, Leidos, Maryland Department of Commerce, Mount St. Mary’s, City of…

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House Bill Passed to Prevent NBACC Closure

November 14, 2017 CONTACTS: Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524 (Cardin) Francesca Amodeo 202-225-5341 (Van Hollen) Will McDonald, 202-225-2721 (Delaney) Cardin, Van Hollen and Delaney Laud NDAA Provision that would Forestall Closure of Ft. Detrick Biodefense Lab WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressman John K. Delaney (all D-Md.)…

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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…

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Fort Detrick Alliance Welcomes New Executive Director

With more than 15 years as a nonprofit professional, Amanda Johnston joins the Fort Detrick Alliance with communications, marketing, fundraising, event planning, public relations, and management experience. In her career, Amanda has served as the assistant director at the Historical Society of Frederick County, the marketing manager at the National…

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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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