Maryland biotechnology company Elixirgen Scientific is expanding their business in Japan. Based in the Science & Technology Park at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Elixirgen has been focused on stem cell technology. Elixirgen established their Japanese branch in Kawasaki, Kanagawa in 2019 and will establish their Research & Development center in Shonan iPark, Kanagawa in 2021.
Baltimore and Kawasaki became Sister Cities in 1979, and have been committed to mutually beneficial developments such as this one since inception.
Learn more about Elixirgen’s expansion and the Baltimore/Kawasaki relationship!
Fall 2019 – Two UMBC students completed internships to assist in English education at two private high schools in Kanagawa for three months.
Summer 2019 – Total of 30 students from private high schools in Kanagawa took two-week intensive English courses at the English Language Institute, UMBC.
Summer 2019 – Total of 5 English teachers from private high schools in Kanagawa completed TESOL program at UMBC.
Summer 2018 –10 undergraduate students, five each from University of Maryland College Park and University of Maryland Baltimore County, were invited to a two-week internship by the Kanagawa Private Association of Junior/Senior High Schools to commemorate the 70th anniversary of founding of the association.