Maryland’s statewide celebration of Economic Development slated for next week

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Events from Oct. 22 through Oct. 28 will celebrate economic development initiatives and examine Maryland’s business climate Baltimore, Md. – The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA), in partnership with counties and municipalities throughout the state, announces its seventh annual Economic Development Week. Being held on Sunday, Oct. 22, through Saturday, Oct. 28, the weeklong celebration…

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MARYLAND OPENS TRADE OFFICE IN UNITED KINGDOM

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U.K. presence to advance global reach of Maryland’s unrivaled cyber sector   Baltimore, Md. (October 12, 2017) – Through a partnership between the Maryland Department of Commerce and iCyberCenter@bwtech, the state is opening a new international office in the United Kingdom. Maryland’s U.K. office, funded by Maryland Commerce through a grant to iCyberCenter@bwtech, is part of…

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MEDA Fall Conference to Demystify the Process of Doing Business with the Military

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Baltimore, Md. – The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) is hosting its Fall Conference entitled Maryland’s Unique Economic & Innovative Driver from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park. Understanding how to capitalize on business opportunities with local military installations is pivotal to Maryland’s…

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STATE, KENT COUNTY, AND TOWN OF CHESTERTOWN ANNOUNCE SUPPORT OF DIXON VALVE & COUPLING CO. EXPANSION

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Leader in hose coupling industry is building new distribution center  BALTIMORE, MD (October 10, 2017) – The Hogan administration, joined by officials from Kent County and the Town of Chestertown, today announced support for a new 150,000 square-foot warehouse distribution center that Dixon Valve & Coupling Co. is building in Chestertown. The company, which is a…

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Baltimore County Takes National Leadership Role in Jobs Innovation Program

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Towson, MD  The impact of an innovative workforce initiative led by Baltimore County is drawing attention across the country. New data from a five year program demonstrates that low-skilled job seekers can improve their employment potential and earnings through dynamic programs that go beyond the normal technical training. Accelerating Connections to Employment (ACE) incorporated employability…

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Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Software Development Company, TeamWorx Security

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Columbia, MD (10/10/17) – TeamWorx Security, a software development company, has relocated to the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) business incubator, the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE). TeamWorx Security delivers advanced technical solutions focusing on applying machine learning to advance the cyber situational awareness mission across the Department of Defense. “We are excited to…

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Governor Larry Hogan Issues Executive Order Enhancing Maryland’s Cybersecurity Preparedness

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Directs State Agencies to Collaborate With Private Sector, Academic Community, and Government Entities on New Cybersecurity Plan ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today issued Executive Order 01.01.2017.22 directing the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security to coordinate, improve, and implement an updated cybersecurity plan to ensure that Maryland is prepared to confront today’s cyber threats. The…

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Hogan Administration Celebrates Over 1,000 Blighted Properties Removed Through Project C.O.R.E.

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Administration Awards More Than $33 Million for 65 Projects, Leveraging $570 Million in Investments Annapolis, MD (October 4, 2017) – Governor Larry Hogan today announced that Maryland, in partnership with Baltimore City, has surpassed the milestone of 1,000 blighted properties removed in the city through the administration’s Project C.O.R.E. initiative. Project C.O.R.E., or Creating Opportunities for Renewal…

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TEDCO Awards $1 Million in New Stem Cell Projects Announces $7 Million in New Request for Applications

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    COLUMBIA, Md. (October 5, 2017) – The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) approved funding for four awards totaling $1,060,000.  With the robust activity in stem cell research in Maryland, the Commission approved the first of two rounds of applications this year for the Validation and Commercialization Programs to accelerate getting solutions to…

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Bill Badger named Centreville’s economic development manager

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Bill Badger, a long time Maryland economic development professional with more than 3 decades of experience, has been named part time economic development manager for the Town of Centreville. Badger started his position on July 20. Badger will focus on creating and retaining jobs, and encouraging new commercial and industrial development opportunities that will create…

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