CREST Events

As part of bringing together academia and industry, CREST holds various events ranging from discussion panels to networking opportunities. Whether you are a student looking for an internship or a professional looking to find your next partner, CREST has something for you. 

Take a look at a recent event we hosted to celebrate the students that found internships through CREST. 


Tissue Chips: Developments, Challenges, & Applications

Thursday, January 24, 2019 3:30 PM - 6:00PM


Human Primary Cells: Drug Discovery Uses and Applications

Wednesday, December 20, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30PM


F³ Tech Symposium – Agriculture & Aquaculture: The Newest Emerging Technology Sector

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:00PM

  Free Forum Inspires Entrepreneurs and Investors in Agritech and Aquatech Start-Ups Food growers, investors and technologists convene to create new tech industry   The Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center (ESEC), TEDCO and MidAtlantic Farm Credit will convene investors, entrepreneurs, watermen, farmers, academics and service providers at the third regional F³ Tech Symposium “Agriculture & Aquaculture: […]


Biotech Connector Event ‘Seeing the Science’

Thursday, November 1, 2018 7:30 AM

Join fellow biotech professionals for this exclusive quarterly series that brings together the area biotech community for an inside look at local biotech advances, a chance to share expertise as well as network with other scientists and entrepreneurs in the area. ‘SEEING THE SCIENCE’ TOPICS INCLUDE: Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy: a 3-D Window […]


Youth STEM Career Fair

Saturday, October 27th at 2:00pm

At C. Burr Artz Public Library Come out and see us at the Youth STEM Career Fair on Saturday the 27th.  The event will take place in the CBA Community Room.  You do not need to sign up or register for this event walk-ins are welcome . The event is targeted toward 16-21 year olds […]


Fort Detrick October Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, October 9th 7:30-9:00

Fort Detrick October Networking Breakfast sponsored by CREST (Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology). Learn about opportunities to grow your business with interships, apprenticeships, and workforce development programs. This event will feature a panel with representatives from: Frederick County Public Schools, Washington County Public Schools, Frederick Community College, Hagerstown Community College, Hood College, […]


BioBeers at the Civil War Museum

Friday, October 12: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

CREST is sponsoring the next BioBeers event at The Civil War Medicine Museum. There will be a lot of exhibits and displays of actual medical kits, pictures of amputees, and great beer! There will also be FREE tours during BioBeers for anyone in the group interested. Tours will be supervised, so please don’t tamper with the vintage morphine and chloroform.


2018 Fort Detrick Research Festival: Biomedical Research Equipment & Supplies Exhibit

Wednesday May 9: 10 am- 3pm & Thursday May 10: 10 am- 2:30pm

This premier exhibit/technical program will feature nearly 200 booths presented by more than 180 regional and national suppliers. The 2018 Biomedical Research Equipment and Supplies Exhibit at Fort Detrick is your most direct link to the world’s foremost providers of goods and services in your labs. As it is getting increasingly difficult to gain access to the base and travel dollars are being restricted due to tight budget constraints, this is your best chance to see the latest products the companies have to offer. All in your own backyard! There is no cost to attend but the benefits of doing so are priceless. Please join us for this exciting celebration of local scientific achievement on May 9-10, 2018.


Challenges and Opportunities in Drug Discovery: Finding a Needle in a Haystack

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 // 5:30 PM

Dr. Takashi Tsukamoto, a core member of Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery, will share his perspective on the evolving landscape of drug discovery research as a scientist with professional experience in both industrial and academic sectors.