Fort Detrick Alliance - 9th Annual FITCI Tech Showcase a Success


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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Operation Whitecoat Documentary viewing

During the Cold War, more than 2,300 non-combatant conscientious objectors from the Seventh-day Adventist Church volunteered to serve their country by participating in U.S. Army medical experiments focused on developing defensive medical countermeasures against the Soviet Union’s bio-warfare capabilities.   These volunteers were exposed to experimental vaccines and infectious pathogens. Operation…

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Eight Annual Charity Golf Tournament, May 25

The Fort Detrick Alliance is proud to sponsor GRSi’s eighth annual Charity Golf Tournament, which will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 and will be played at Worthington Manor Golf Club in Urbana, MD. The tournament will raise money for Operation Second Chance.  Operation Second Chance is committed to…

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Procurement Connection Workshop April 26

The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs,  in partnership with Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center (TIC), presents Ready, Set, GROW! A Procurement Connection Workshop Expanding Opportunities in Hagerstown! Are you interested in contracting opportunities with state agencies and institutions? If so, then this unique workshop is for you. Join us for an overview of how our…

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Alliance hiring a new Executive Director

The Fort Detrick Alliance is hiring a new Executive Director The position is being advertised and managed by Frederick County Workforce Services. To apply, email cover letter and resume to: (subject line: Executive Director) Deadline is April 28, 2017 This position is solely responsible for the strategic and day-to-day support…

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May 8 Networking Breakfast

Dr. Michael Salgaller with the Technology Transfer Center, NCI/NIH will be the speaker at the May 8 Networking Breakfast at Hood College, Frederick, MD. His presenation is entitled “National Institutes of Health as a Technology Development and Commercialization Partner.” Dr. Salgaller leverages over 20 years of business, scientific and investment…

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New Date: February 22 Networking Breakfast

The next Networking Breakfast will be held February 22 at Hood College, Whitaker Campus Center, 7:30 a.m. – 9 am. Dr. Pat Fitch, Director, National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC), Fort Detrick, will present information about the Department of Homeland Defense’s laboratory. Since the inception of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS),…

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Frederick Community College designated a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media,

Frederick Community College was designated a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, which connects veterans to educational and job opportunities. The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to support military students and dedicate…

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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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