Grace Foundation Supports MdBio Foundation, Inc. With Grant, Professional Partnerships

COLUMBIA, MD. – April 6, 2015 – W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) announces that its philanthropic arm, W. R. Grace Foundation, Inc., has awarded a $5,000 grant to MdBio Foundation,Inc., which provides bioscience awareness, education, and workforce development in Maryland. As a global leader in materials science, Grace is committed to supporting STEM…

Summer program for rising seventh and eighth graders

MdBio Foundation will partner with Montgomery College to provide an opportunity for middle school students to experience laboratory science, science careers and Maryland bioscience organizations.  The Young Science Explorer Program (YSEP) is a 30-hour summer workshop geared towards students entering the seventh and eighth grade in Fall 2015. Students will be engaged in a weeklong…

Maryland students targeted for mobile health competition

Maryland high school and college students can create innovative solutions to healthcare challenges such as chronic-decease management or patient-provider information exchange through a competition organized by MdBio Foundation, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), the Maryland Health Tech Coalition and leading information technology companies. In…

MdBio Foundation Receives $50,000 Grant from AstraZeneca and MedImmune

The MdBio Foundation received a grant of $50,000 from AstraZeneca and its Gaithersburg, Md.-based global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune. The grant will enable the foundation to expand its focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and prepare today’s students to become the workforce of tomorrow.  “Our goal is to show students the…

Inaugural Baltimore ATLAS event brings high school students closer to STEM careers

MdBio Foundation partnered with the Tech Council of Maryland to bring the Advancing Tomorrow’s Leaders + STEM (ATLAS) college and career symposium to Baltimore on May 1. The Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore opened its doors to over 140 ATLAS participants, including students from nearby schools such as Western High School…