FREDERICK, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is pleased to announce that Horizon Therapeutics, a global biotechnology company focused on the research, development and commercialization of drugs for patients with rare, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases serious, has engaged in strategic partner sponsorship to support the enhancement of MTC’s professional training and advocacy programs.

As a strategic partner, Horizon Therapeutics is the lead sponsor of MTC’s Bio Innovation Conference, the region’s premier forum for life science professionals from industry, academia and government to exchange ideas, establish new professional relationships and explore industry trends. The partnership also includes a role in the MTC Advocacy Summit, which brings together industry leaders each January to build relationships with elected officials and exchange ideas on the relationship between policy and innovation in science. of life. Horizon also has a leader serving on the MTC board.

“Building an exceptional life science community in Maryland requires exceptional partners like Horizon Therapeutics,” said Marty Rosendale, CEO of Maryland Tech Council. “By supporting our Biologics Innovation Conference and Advocacy Summit, Horizon Therapeutics is helping to expand our community and share critical information about life sciences innovation with industry, academia and policy leaders. .

“Our partnership and work with the Maryland Tech Council is essential to training the next generation of scientists and technical experts who will take today’s discoveries and develop solutions for patients that could transform their lives,” said Bill Rees, PhD, vice president, translational sciences and site manager for Horizon’s Maryland facilities.

Horizon joins AstraZeneca, AT&T, Avantor, Kite, Lilly, Maryland Department of Commerce, Pfizer and PhRMA as MTC Strategic Partners.

About Horizon

Horizon is a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of medicines that address the critical needs of people affected by rare, autoimmune and serious inflammatory diseases. Our pipeline is useful: we apply scientific expertise and courage to bring clinically meaningful therapies to patients. We believe science and compassion must work together to transform lives. For more information on how we go to incredible lengths to impact lives, visit www.horizontherapeutics.com and follow us on TwitterLinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.

About Maryland Tech Council

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is a collaborative community actively engaged in building strong technology and life sciences industries by supporting the efforts of our individual members. We are the largest technology and life sciences trade association in the state of Maryland, and we deliver value by providing our members with a forum to learn, share and connect. MTC brings the region’s community together into one unified organization that empowers our members to achieve their business goals through advocacy, networking and education. The vision of the Maryland Tech Council is to propel Maryland to become the premier innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the nation. For more information: www.mdtechcouncil.com.

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