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Blackbird Laboratories Launches With $100 Million Grant from Stephen and Renee Bisciotti Foundation

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Blackbird Laboratories, a next-generation life sciences accelerator, announced its launch Tuesday with a $100 million founding grant from The Stephen and Renee Bisciotti Foundation.

"Baltimore is a city where great people do great things – we want to help build a thriving technology ecosystem on that strong foundation," Ravens Owner Steve Bisciotti said in a statement.

The mission of Blackbird Labs is to help universities and investigators commercialize their academic research to build innovative companies, bring world-changing technologies to life, and create a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in Baltimore. Blackbird Labs will engage in research collaborations with Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development.

Read the full story from the Baltimore Ravens.