ImQuest BioSciences Named 2017 Frederick County Best Place to Work

August 3, 2017

Frederick, MD August 2nd, 2017 -- On July 27th, ImQuest BioSciences was announced as the winner of the 2017 Frederick County Best Places to Work, in the Medium Business Category. The best places to work campaign recognizes the county’s most innovative, creative, and forward-thinking employers in Frederick, County Maryland. "Frederick County is a great place to live and work with so many businesses going the extra mile to value their employees, often by offering creative perks," said Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner. "Smart business leaders know that their success rests on happy and productive employees. With unemployment consistently below State and National levels, competition is high to retain and attract the very best workers." Nominations are judged on a variety of evaluation criteria, including employee compensation of benefits, business culture, staff turn-over and human resource metrics, and special employee engagement programs.

"We are honored to receive this award, especially since it is based on our corporate culture and our promotion of a healthy work life balance," said ImQuest BioSciences’ Founder, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Robert W. Buckheit Jr. "We were recognized for the family and employee friendly activities we do at ImQuest like our lunchtime employee wellness and fitness training program, our cooking contests, our trips to local events such as the Frederick Keys and Hershey Park, as well as our employee benefit, training and retention programs. We also spend a lot of time and effort giving back to the community."

ImQuest BioSciences is committed to maintaining motivated, highly skilled, and dynamic employees to provide the highest level of service and support to our client base. ImQuest is proud to be recognized and continues to work hard to be a place where people love what they do and love being at work! We are also extremely happy to be a part of the fabric of Frederick and Frederick County which offer such a great place to live and work.

About ImQuest BioSciences

ImQuest BioSciences is a leading preclinical contract research and development organization (CRO) that provides services to evaluate the potential of new and novel pharmaceutical products for the treatment and prevention of infectious disease, cancer and inflammatory diseases. ImQuest provides expert preclinical research services and compound screening to define the efficacy, mechanism of action and toxicity of pharmaceutical products and specializes in the development of small molecules, natural products, biologics, antimicrobial peptides, therapeutic antibodies and vaccines for infectious disease and cancer drug development programs. The ImQuest team is committed to earning client's trust and building long term relationships through collaboration, unwavering commitment to quality science and consistent and effective communication.

Scientific Inquires and Business Development Contact

Robert W. Buckheit III Ph.D., Director Business Development, ImQuest BioSciences, Inc.

About the Frederick County Best Places to Work Campaign

The Frederick County Best Places to Work Campaign is a joint program between the Frederick County Office of Economic Development, Frederick County Workforce Services, The City of Frederick Department of Economic Development, and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. To learn more about the Fredrick County Best Places to Work campaign, please visit

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