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June 2011

DBEDJob CreationMaryland Economy

System designed to expedite review system for priority area development projects in State by Christine Hansen Standing inside the 125,000 square foot bakery plant of Bakery Express/Ms Desserts in Halethorpe, officials today unveiled a new permitting system that streamlines the review process and allows businesses to more easily obtain permits

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Innovation & Tech

Video by Zoe Pagonis Governor O’Malley joined leaders in Maryland’s bioscience industry in showcasing Maryland’s strengths at the 2011 BIO International convention held in Washington, DC this week. Maryland’s life sciences industry employs 160,030 people — 71,600 directly – and accounts for 6.5% of the state’s GDP, roughly $17.6 billion

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Innovation & Tech

by Christine Hansen Maryland’s life sciences industry employs 160,030 people — 71,600 directly – and accounts for 6.5% of the state’s GDP, roughly $17.6 billion in economic activity, supporting $500 million in income and sales taxes annually, according to a report conducted by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic

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ArtsMaryland LivingTourism

by Camila Clark The world’s meeting and events industry gathered in Baltimore June 21-23 for AIBTM, the Americas Meetings & Events Exhibition. This is the first time a show of this magnitude has been held in the United States. Baltimore joins Barcelona, Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Melbourne, Australia as the

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Innovation & Tech

by Christine Hansen and Leah Michaels On Tuesday, June 28 at the 2011 Bio International Convention in Washington, DC, Governor Martin O’Malley will host a panel discussion with four women who have established successful careers in the life science industry in Maryland.  Panelists include Dr. Claire Fraser-Liggett, Professor of Medicine and

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ArtsMaryland Living

Governor launches statewide Cycle Maryland initiative by Christine Hansen To encourage physical fitness and bicycle tourism of the State, Governor O’Malley, on Saturday, June 18, kicked off the “Cycle Maryland” initiative during a bike ride on the Eastern Shore. The Governor joined Queen Anne’s County officials and cycling enthusiasts on

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

By Leah Michaels To preview the 2011 Bio International Convention, which is held in Washington, DC from June 27 through 30, MDBizMedia spoke with bio companies across Maryland, showcasing Maryland’s strengths in the bioscience industry.  Because of Maryland’s close proximity and strong ties to Washington, D.C., Maryland has a hand

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

by Christine Hansen and Leah Michaels To preview the 2011 Bio International Convention, which is held in Washington, DC from June 27 through 30, MDBizMedia spoke with bio companies across Maryland, showcasing Maryland’s strengths in the bioscience industry.  Because of Maryland’s close proximity and strong ties to Washington, D.C., Maryland

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Innovation & Tech

by Christine Hansen To preview the 2011 Bio International Convention, which is held in Washington, DC from June 27 through 30, MDBizMedia spoke with bio companies across Maryland, showcasing Maryland’s strengths in the bioscience industry.  Because of Maryland’s close proximity and strong ties to Washington, D.C., Maryland has a hand

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ArtsMaryland LivingTourism

Festival screens 108 films this week by Gerald Levin About five years ago – at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – Ray Barry overheard a conversation. “I remember it like it was yesterday,” he says. “One person was asking another: ‘Are you going to Silver Spring for Silverdocs this

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