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TEDCO Announces Investment into Astek Diagnostics

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced a Seed Funds investment of $250,000 into Astek Diagnostics, a life sciences company fighting antibiotic resistance through innovative technology. In addition to this investment through the Life Sciences Investment Fund – a funding opportunity under the umbrella of TEDCO’s Seed Funds – Astek Diagnostics has received an


Euclid Announces ABB Optical Group as Licensed Manufacturer and Distributor of Euclid Ortho-K Lenses

Euclid Vision Corporation (Euclid), a global leader in advanced orthokeratology (Ortho-K) lenses and proactive myopia management initiatives, is pleased to announce ABB Optical Group as a licensed manufacturer and distributor of the company’s Ortho-K lenses. ABB, known as the largest distributor of soft lenses in the United States, supplies nearly two-thirds of eye care professionals (ECPs)


Cupron® Introduces Revolutionary, Cost-effective Antimicrobial Technology, Cupron Sinerji™

Cupron®, a renowned antimicrobial solutions provider – doing business as Cupron Performance Additives – is excited to announce the significant expansion of its offerings with the introduction of Cupron Sinerji™. This new adjuvant-enhanced platform offers superior antimicrobial efficacy across multiple substrates, all while maintaining an economical cost structure. Cupron Sinerji incorporates adjuvants into the copper-based


Children’s National Hospital Receives $96 Million Investment for Rare Pediatric Brain Tumor Research & Care

Children’s National Hospital announced a $96 million investment from an anonymous donor family that strengthens its globally recognized leadership to transform rare childhood brain tumor research and care. It is one of the largest donations in the hospital’s history. It allows Children’s National to recruit more top talent and advance the most promising research for


Luminoah closes $6M Series A round

Charlottesville medical device company Luminoah Inc. has closed a $6 million Series A round it says it will use to complete the development of its mobile feeding tube device that collects data. The round was led by Charlottesville’s Fry’s Path Capital and included participation from Arlington’s Sands Capital, Charlottesville’s CAV Angels, Virginia Beach’s 757 Angels


CELLF BIO Achieves Milestone With First In Human Implantation of BioSphincter™

CELLF BIO achieved a major milestone with the world’s first human implantation of BioSphincter™, an autologous bioengineered sphincter made of smooth muscle and differentiated neural stem cells. The Phase 1 clinical trial is being conducted to treat patients with fecal incontinence (FI), a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The implantation surgery was performed