GAITHERSBURG, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) concluded its Bio+Tech18 Conference yesterday in Baltimore with the announcement of Remedy Plan Therapeutics as the winner of its Inaugural Start-Up Pitch Contest. Remedy Plan Therapeutics is a biotechnology company developing drugs that target cancer stem cells to inhibit tumor growth and proliferation.
“The judges were very impressed with the quality of all five companies who pitched and were excited to see the potential these companies bring to Maryland,” stated Anthony Millin, Start-ups and Venture Capital Chair for Shulman Rogers and a judge of the pitch contest. “We were specifically impressed with Remedy Plan Therapeutics and the team’s innovative approach to cancer research.”
All five finalists, including Remedy Plan Therapeutics plus AlgometRx, JuneBrain, Sonavex and VakSea, pitched live to the attendees and judges during the conference’s cocktail reception last evening.
“The Inaugural Pitch Contest was a great success,” noted Marty Rosendale, MTC Chief Executive Officer. “We aimed to highlight innovation within the Maryland technology and life science ecosystem, and achieved this through the participation of the start-ups and the quality of the finalists.”
About Bio+Tech18 Conference
Kicked-off by Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, the popular and highly-attended Bio+Tech18 Conference brought together industry leaders from across the region to discuss trends, emerging markets and the future of the industry. The conference was packed with topics that ranged from Gene Therapy 2.0, Next Generation Biotherapeutics, Breakthrough Research and Oncology, Cancer Immunotherapeutics, Virtual Reality and Tech Transfer and Commercialization.
Presented by the Maryland Tech Council, Bio+Tech18 reflects the changing landscape where life science and technology converge by bringing together more than 400 professionals in both fields so that they may meet and forge new partnerships that will lead to great new discoveries. In its third year, the Bio+Tech Conference will continue to bring together the life science and technology sectors to meet and leverage the talents of the other to grow their organizations and their industry. To learn more about Bio+Tech18, visit: http://bio-techconference.com/.
About Maryland Tech Council
The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is the largest technology trade group serving the advanced technology and biotechnology communities of Maryland. MTC’s mission is to advocate for the interests of the technology community, further the role of technology in the Maryland economy, and nurture an environment where technology companies can collaborate, grow and succeed. For more information, visit http://www.mdtechcouncil.com