Governor Larry Hogan Addresses Business, Education Leaders at the Maryland Technology Transfer Summit

Karen Glenn Hood

Governor encourages strengthening partnerships with universities, federal labs to grow economy, jobs BALTIMORE, Md. — Governor Larry Hogan today joined Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, representatives from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and hundreds of business and education leaders, and venture capitalists for the 2018 Maryland Technology Transfer Summit. Hosted by the…

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Maryland Announces Selection of State’s New Opportunity Zones

Sara Luell

149 zones will provide development incentives for traditionally underserved areas of the state NEW CARROLLTON, Md. — The nominations of 149 Opportunity Zones across Maryland were announced today by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and the Maryland Department of Commerce as part of the Opportunity Zone program, a nationwide initiative administered by the U.S. Treasury…

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Maryland’s Cybersecurity Sector Heads to RSA™ 2018

Karen Glenn Hood

Maryland-based companies, cyber experts among speakers, panelists, and exhibitors BALTIMORE, Md. — Led by the Maryland Department of Commerce and Secretary Mike Gill, a delegation of Maryland cybersecurity companies, federal agencies, educational institutions, and economic development partners are participating in RSA™ 2018. The event, taking place this week in San Francisco, is the nation’s premier…

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MacAdams Named Business Retention Specialist for Calvert County Department of Economic Development

Sandy Sponaugle

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. — The Calvert County Department of Economic Development welcomes Kathy MacAdams as the team’s business retention specialist. MacAdams was most recently employed as a small business consultant with the Maryland Small Business Development Center Southern Region, a position she held for over six years. In her previous role, she assisted hundreds of…

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ID Agent Opens Headquarters in Prince George’s County

Karen Glenn Hood

Cyber technology company brings 10 jobs to Maryland, anticipates rapid growth BALTIMORE, Md. — ID Agent, a provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions, recently opened its headquarters in Maryland. The company relocated from Washington, D.C. to Bowie and selected a 3,000 square-foot space in the Melford Business Park that it plans to…

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Maryland Commerce Awards More Than $110,000 in Training Grants to Local Companies

Maureen Kilcullen

PWQ program was recapitalized by Governor Hogan last year BALTIMORE, Md. — Eight Maryland companies have been awarded a total of more than $110,000 in training grants from the Maryland Department of Commerce, which will help them increase production and boost efficiency. Through funding provided by the Department’s Partnership for Workforce Quality (PWQ) program, the companies will…

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Maryland, Washington County Support New Ring Container Technologies’ Facility

Karen Glenn Hood

Company opening bottle manufacturing plant in Hagerstown, creating 19 new jobs through More Jobs for Marylanders Program BALTIMORE, Md. — The state of Maryland and the Washington County Department of Business Development are pleased to support Ring Container Technologies’ new manufacturing and warehousing facility and the addition of 19 new jobs in Hagerstown. The company, based…

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Five Cyber Companies Receive Next Stage Fund Loans From the Arundel Defense Tech Toolbox

Rosa Cruz

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) today announced that five local technology companies have been approved for loans through its Next Stage Fund, the signature component of its Arundel Defense Tech Toolbox. Today’s announcement translates into allocations totaling more than half of AAEDC’s initial investment of $1 million when it launched the…

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VitusVet Partners with IAVMA and The Pet Vet, Following Relocation to Columbia Gateway Innovation District

Brian Sheavly

COLUMBIA, Md. — Howard County based VitusVet has secured two new partnerships with The Pet Vet clinics and California-based Indo American Veterinary Medical Association (IAVMA). VitusVet is a national pay-for-performance digital solution for veterinary practices and the leading electronic medical records platform for pets and pet owners. VitusVet was a longstanding tenant of the Maryland…

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Maryland, Anne Arundel County Announce Support for Paragon Bioservices’ Expansion

Karen Glenn Hood

Company will open new manufacturing facility; plans to create 200 new jobs BALTIMORE, Md. — The state of Maryland and the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) announced today their support of Paragon Bioservices’ new commercial manufacturing facility under development in Anne Arundel County and the addition of 200 new jobs over the next four years….

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