A record-breaking number of companies have applied to participate in the State-sponsored Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF), the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) recently announced.
The MSCRF Commission has already received 240 letters of intent for the FY 2015 funding cycle, up from 195 letters of intent last year. Universities, research institutions and hospitals have applied for funding. Applicants also include 16 companies, the highest number of companies to submit letters of intent since the MSCRF was founded in 2006.
Applications will continue to be accepted until Jan. 15, 2015.