21 MARYLAND COMPANIES RECEIVE EXPORTMD GRANTS

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Maryland Commerce program helps companies promote goods, services globally BALTIMORE, MD (March 21, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has awarded 21 small and mid-sized Maryland companies ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. The ExportMD grant program assists businesses finance the costs of marketing internationally, including trade show…

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TEDCO Stands Out at 2017 AUTM Annual Meeting in Florida

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Maryland is a powerhouse entrepreneurial ecosystem COLUMBIA, Md. (March 20, 2017) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) impacted the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). TEDCO and startups funded by TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) were recipients of AUTM awards at the national meeting held in Hollywood, Florida. Stephen Auvil,…

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Three Emerging Technology Companies from Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City to Receive VOLT Fund Tech Loans

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Annapolis, Maryland – (March 13, 2017) – The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) today announced that one Anne Arundel County based technology company and two others from Baltimore City have been approved for VOLT Fund tech loans.  Loan awards for SecuLore Solutions of Odenton, Peer Aspect, a graduate of the Emerging Technology Center, and…

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Hagerstown Regional Airport to Rehabilitate Parking Lot

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (March 9, 2017) – The Hagerstown Regional Airport would like to announce the start of the construction and rehabilitation of the terminal entrance. Effective Monday, March 13, 2017, weather permitting, phase one is scheduled to begin. This portion of the construction project includes the complete rehabilitation of the terminal entrance road. Due to…

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Rachel Barry hired as Caroline County Economic Development Coordinator

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The Caroline County Commissioners are pleased to announce the selection of Rachel Barry as Economic Development Coordinator. Barry comes to the County with three years’ experience in economic development. Prior to being hired by the County, she served as the Manager of Small Business Services for Caroline Economic Development Corporation, where she was responsible for…

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Thurmont Recreation Company Builds New Headquarters

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Playground Specialists planning to add 25 new jobs BALTIMORE, MD (February 27, 2017) – Playground Specialists, a full-service recreation company, has expanded its presence in Thurmont and plans to add up to 25 new jobs. The company purchased 11 acres of property on Apples Church Road last year, where it constructed a new 21,000 square-foot…

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Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism Now Accepting Concept Papers for Grants That Help Prevent Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse

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Grants Will Also Go Toward Strengthening Law Enforcement and Community Relations ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism is now accepting concept papers for 2017 AmeriCorps State-Targeted Priority program grants in Maryland. These grants will fund service activities that address critical community needs, namely the need to prevent prescription drug and opioid abuse and…

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Shuttle Service to Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

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Cambridge, MD (February 23, 2017) – A free shuttle service from downtown Cambridge to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center will run on March 11 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Vans will leave the public lot across from Cambridge City Hall, located at 410 Academy Street, every 15-20 minutes and go directly to…

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Maryland Commerce Welcomes Dutch Cyber Companies  For Bilateral “Soft Landing” Exchange Program

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bwtech@UMBC hosting visiting companies; Maryland firms visiting Netherlands to explore Dutch market BALTIMORE, MD (February 23, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has welcomed five Netherlands-based cyber companies that are visiting Maryland through the end of March as part of the Maryland-Netherlands Cyber and Security Technologies Soft Landing Platform. During their stay, representatives from the…

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MEDA Announces 2017 Award Winners

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BALTIMORE, Md. – The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) announces the recipients of the 2017 MEDA Awards, which celebrate the people, projects, and programs that are transforming lives by creating opportunities, inspiring innovation, and enriching communities across the state. Sponsored by Miles & Stockbridge P.C., the MEDA Awards showcase efforts to attract new businesses, assist…

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