Medical device pioneer Robert Fischell gifts $20M for University of Maryland innovation center

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A rendering of University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Health Sciences Facility III.

A new center combining business, medicine and engineering to create new solutions is coming to the Baltimore-based University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Biotech inventor and entrepreneur Robert E. Fischell announced a $20 million gift for the Center for Bioengineering Innovation earlier this month.

Funding will be used to establish the center, which will bear Fischell’s name, and for construction of a new 450,000 sq. ft. building called Health Sciences Research Facility III.

Read the full story at Technical.ly Baltimore.

Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is the editor of Technical.ly Baltimore and an editor-at-large of Baltimore Fishbowl.


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