VAYA Pharma relocates to Columbia - Baltimore


Aug. 21, 2017 10:06 am

VAYA Pharma relocates to Columbia

The medical food company moved out of the University of Maryland BioPark amid growth.

Inside Vaya Pharma's new office.

(Photo by Stephen Babcock)

VAYA Pharma recently relocated from the University of Maryland BioPark in Baltimore to Columbia.

The biotech company is a subsidiary of Israel-based Enzymotec Ltd. VAYA Pharma develops lipid-based medical foods, which are used to manage nutritional imbalances associated with diseases, including ADHD.

The company moved to the BioPark in 2016. The move came amid growth as the company sought a bigger space, said Chief Financial and Operating Officer Eyal Hen. VAYA Pharma now has 15 employees in Baltimore, and a total of 70 in the U.S.

Our strategic location within the University of Maryland BioPark gave us access to a diverse group of biotech leaders and resources, which really helped propel our growth and drive success,” VAYA Pharma CEO Rob Crim said in a statement. “We are excited about the move to Columbia, as we are committed to staying in Maryland, which is a hotbed for biotech and life science innovation.”

The new office is within a building at 10480 Little Patuxent Parkway.

Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is Market Editor for Baltimore and DC. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.


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