Tech transfer efforts show successes but investment challenges loom
from Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Like every other U.S. state, Maryland has been scrambling to balance its budget and cut spending since the economy soured in 2008. Yet, the state is considering spending more to stoke technology transfer efforts by universities and other institutions, hoping to come out ahead in the long run with jobs and taxes generated by biopharma and other startups. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has proposed a $6.25 million "Maryland Innovation Fund."
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