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Scott Plank’s newest venture is in the world of organ transplantation

A new Baltimore medical technology company, headed up by a local developer and investor, made its debut in the national health care industry Tuesday. MediGO offers a hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, designed to make it easier for hospitals, donors and other stakeholders to track donated organs as they are delivered to…

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Organ Transplantation Logistics Company Announces Nationwide Launch

MediGO demonstrates technology at AOPO annual meeting, ‘Mind the Gap’ BALTIMORE, MD. June 23, 2020 — MediGO, the next-generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, today announced its official launch into the national healthcare industry at the annual meeting of the Association for Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO). The theme of this year’s conference…

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Community Gathering Space, The Hall CP, Reopens For Indoor and Outdoor Dining

After months of enduring restaurant closures in the midst of COVID-19, businesses are slowly but surely expanding beyond curbside and delivery services and reopening their doors, and that now includes The Hall CP, College Park’s beloved community gathering space. As of Wednesday, June 17th, The University of Maryland College Park-based innovation hub and collaborative space…

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Organ Transplantation Logistics Company Expands Executive Team

Chetan Paydenkar joins MediGO to drive operations and innovation in organ transplantation BALTIMORE, Md. June 15, 2020 — MediGO, the next-generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, today announced the hiring of Chetan Paydenkar as General Manager. Paydenkar brings more than fifteen years of experience in strategic leadership, healthcare industry knowledge, technology and…

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UAS Test Site Named as Finalist in AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 1, 2020Contact: Robert Herschbach, Communications Manager, rherschb@umd.edu, 410-245-8959 Selection recognizes breakthrough flight delivering organ for transplant ARLINGTON, Va. — The University of Maryland UAS Test Site has been named a finalist in the XCELLENCE Awards by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI), in recognition of its achievement in…

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Student Crisis Fund Donations Matched by Greater College Park Developers

Two developers who have helped build up the physical community around the University of Maryland are now investing in its people, and inviting others to join with them in a fundraiser today to help students struggling financially during the coronavirus crisis. Scott Plank ’88, founder of War Horse Cities in Baltimore, and Lawrence M. Macks,…

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Partnering with Code Tenderloin During COVID-19

The partnership with Code Tenderloin in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco has always been important to Scott. But that partnership is looking a little bit different in the era of Coronavirus. Scott Plank partnered with Del Seymour & Code Tenderloin to fund the provision of Care Kits to the men and women in the…

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Video: Take a Look Inside The Hall in College Park

The Hall is a collaborative place for students and Prince George’s County community members to eat, hang out and relax. This article was originally published on NBC on February 17, 2020. See it in its original post here.

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UMD alum brings new restaurant-music venue to College Park

Tucked behind The Hotel and WeWork, what was once a long-vacant building is now College Park’s newest restaurant and music venue: the Hall CP. Opening just in time to replace MilkBoy ArtHouse — an eatery-concert space that closed in December — the Hall aims to be a one-venue-fits-all, “community-driven” establishment, according to a news release….

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Scott Plank brings The Hall CP to life in College Park

SOFT OPENING CREATES 20,000 SQUARE FEET OF FOOD HALL SPACE IN DISCOVERY DISTRICT The Hall CP, a new food hall at College Park, Maryland, opened this month. The food hall spans 20,000 square feet. It’s located in the Discovery District, a $2B public-private partnership revitalizing Baltimore Avenue. The corridor houses the University of Maryland’s academic…

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