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February 16, 2024

Black History Month at VTCRC

This February, we honor the trailblazers, innovators, and change-makers who have left an indelible mark on history. Join us in recognizing the rich contributions of Black leaders and community members in science, technology, business, and beyond. Let’s embrace diversity, foster inclusivity, and continue to build a future where every voice is heard.

Learn more about Black leaders in our community HERE.
Precigen recently announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted Orphan Drug Designation for the Company’s first-in-class investigational medicine PRGN-2012 for the treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). Designation is an important step toward bringing this potentially life-changing therapy to European patients. 
Fermata Energy recently announced the integration of its Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) services platform with bidirectional EV chargers manufactured by BorgWarner Inc. Together, the companies are accelerating ongoing efforts to integrate bidirectional charging capabilities with a variety of automotive OEMs. 

Peraton recently signed an agreement to license space at the Purdue Applied Research Institute for its West Lafayette Research and Innovation Center. Peraton will continue to expand national security research, address growing mission needs, and leverage local talent.

The National Guard Bureau has selected Jensen Hughes as one of four companies for fire suppression design task orders on a five-year, $150 million Architect-Engineer services contract supporting every State, the Territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.

COgro LABS is excited to welcome our first Johnson and Johnson QuickFire awardee to the VTCRC community! Bacchus Therapeutics is a biotech company that exploits cancer’s hypermetabolic state by targeting specific cancer metabolic pathways. Developed innovative, proprietary small molecules that target fat metabolism, which causes cancer regression in preclinical mouse & human studies.
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur or existing business owner, the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers individualized advising.

Check out their upcoming trainings and webinars HERE
Join the VTCRC Tenant Group on LinkedIn! This space is designed as a hub for meaningful connections, knowledge exchange, and collaborative opportunities within the VTCRC ecosystem.

COgro offers flexible workspace solutions for professionals seeking an energizing environment. COgro provides a unique blend of shared workspaces, private offices, shared labs, and meeting rooms, catering to the diverse needs of businesses and individuals alike. Learn more about coworking HERE. Learn more about labs HERE.
Save the date for the 2024 Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference!

To receive updates, please join the waitlist HERE


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