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Maryland Tech Council Announces Winners of 30th Annual Industry AwardsGAITHERSBURG, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Maryland Tech Council (MTC),Maryland’s largest technology trade association, announced the winners of its30th Annual Industry Awards during a celebration and ceremony at The Hotel atthe University of Maryland attended by more than 550 business leaders fromaround the state.> “As we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of our Industry Awards Celebration,> this year’s winners truly represent the best in innovation and reflect the> evolution in Maryland over the last 30 years,” said Tami Howie, CEO of the> Maryland Tech Council. “We are proud to honor this year’s winners for their> relentless dedication to the life science and technology industries in> Maryland.”Winners of the 2018 Industry Awards Celebration are:STEM Scholarship Award Ryan Hong, Middletown High School Olivia Stephens, Damascus High School Dayja Young, Charles Herbert Flowers High SchoolVMS Volunteer of the Year Lisa Beth FerstenbergVMS Mentee Company of the Year Remedy Plan TherapeuticsInnovation for Impact Prize Dr. Emily English, Chief Operating Officer, Gemstone BiotherapeuticsHarvey D. Kushner Innovation Award BroadSoftSTEM Educator of the Year Brendan Gallagher, Teacher, Carroll County Career & Technology CenterEmerging Company of the Year RightEyeGovernment Contracting Company of the Year CNSIFinancial Executive of the Year Laurence Zuriff, Chief Financial Officer, XometryTechnology Company of the Year SonatypeLife Science Company of the Year Paragon BioservicesChief Executive Officer of the Year John Shetrone, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vision TechnologiesEvent sponsors included:Award Sponsors – AstraZeneca/MedImmune, Baird, BDO, JLL, Pillsbury, ScheerPartners, UBS Financial Services and VWRGold Sponsors – American Gene Technologies, BioMarker Strategies,Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Cordia Partners and Resources, HoulihanLokey, Iron Bow Technologies, Montgomery College, Novavax, ParagonBioservices, Sanaria, Social & Scientific Systems and University of MarylandSilver Sponsors – Expedient and Johns Hopkins UniversityLaunch Party Sponsor – VariQFinalist Reception Sponsor – UBS Financial ServicesSTEM Scholarship Sponsor – Alexandria Real Estate EquitiesInnovation for Impact Prize Sponsor – SoBran BioScienceABOUT THE MARYLAND TECH COUNCILThe Maryland Tech Council (MTC) is the largest technology trade group servingthe advanced technology and biotechnology communities of Maryland. MTC’smission is to advocate for the interests of the technology community, furtherthe role of technology in the Maryland economy, and nurture an environmentwhere technology companies can collaborate, grow and succeed. For moreinformation, visit http://www.mdtechcouncil.com/.