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Baltimore daily roundup: Find your next coworking space; sea turtle legislation; Dali raided and sued

Plus, life sciences comes for software's crown.

COLD-STUNNED SEA TURTLES SWIM IN THE HOSPITAL POOL DURING THEIR REHABILITATION. (NATIONAL AQUARIUM)

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Attention remote workers: A guide for you

Our latest coworking guide provides a list of coworking spaces in and around Baltimore. These 20 locations across the city and suburbs have varied amenities, pricing and unique features. From downtown to Howard County, these coworking spaces cater to various needs, offering flexible memberships, private offices and community-focused environments. Whether for entrepreneurs, freelancers or small teams, there’s a diverse range of options available for those seeking collaborative workspaces in the area.

➡️ Find your next coworking space in our 2024 Baltimore coworking guide here.

Life sciences just can’t wait to be king

The life sciences sector is gaining momentum — and challenging software’s dominance in the technology realm. It’s attracting more venture capital, creating jobs and reshaping innovation economies across the US.

Christopher Wink explores this trend, highlighting how life sciences companies are not only lucrative but also have the potential to save lives, in his latest column. He notes, among other points, that the industry’s reliance on location-specific factors, such as expensive equipment and strict protocols, further enhances its significance in local economies.

➡️ Learn about this sector’s growing prominence in Christopher’s piece here.

News Incubator: What else to know today

• Federal authorities are investigating the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse and today raided the container ship Dali. Simultaneously, Baltimore officials are taking legal action against the ship’s owners. [Baltimore Banner/Baltimore Banner]

• The US House of Representatives has passed the Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance and Rehabilitation Act, a significant legislative victory championed by the National Aquarium and several partner organizations. This bill aims to address a critical need for support in the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of endangered sea turtles. [US Congress]

• Baltimore Homecoming is currently accepting nominations for its 2024 Homecoming Heroes program. [Baltimore Homecoming]

• Seven students and alumni from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland have been chosen to participate in the 73rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. [University of Maryland]

• Last week, Johns Hopkins University honored faculty inventors who have played a crucial role in establishing and developing Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) over the past decade. Check out the video: [Mark VanderZyl/JHTV]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• Join UpSurge Baltimore for Equitech Tuesday tomorrow at Guilford Brewery. [Details here]

• Explore AI, the industrial metaverse, the future of work and more with the Regional Manufacturing Institute at Tech Talks on April 30. [Details here]

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