The future is bright for Maryland’s solar industry. Astrum Solar®, a leading residential solar power provider and part of the Direct Energy® family of brands, is expanding its headquarters and tripling its footprint in Howard County. With help from a $500,000 loan from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic
Typically when a wall comes tumbling down, it’s cause for alarm. At Marlin Steel Wire, however, it’s cause for celebration. The company, which moved to Baltimore from Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1998, is expanding for the second time in less than four years. As a result of the expansion, Marlin Steel
February 2015 Bio Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s fight against Ebola Tim La Valle is Director of the Office of General Services at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.
As the Ebola virus continues to spread throughout West Africa, a number of Maryland companies are contributing aid to those impacted by the deadly disease. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and its BioMaryland Center, along with sister State agencies, the life sciences community and several non-profit organizations, are urging increased participation
Emergent BioSolutions, a global specialty biopharmaceutical company, is expanding its Baltimore manufacturing facility on Lombard Street. The announcement was made today in a release by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED). The expansion is slated to potentially double the company’s 58,000 square-foot space and is expected to add
Video by Emily Kimball Pope In one corner, students pounded a vortex machine, sending rings of air catapulting to the ceiling. Across the room, teenagers struck poses in front of an advanced camera to create blueprints for tiny 3-D prints of themselves. The Digital Harbor Foundation opened the doors of
A record-breaking number of companies have applied to participate in the State-sponsored Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF), the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) recently announced. The MSCRF Commission has already received 240 letters of intent for the FY 2015 funding cycle, up from 195 letters of intent last year. Universities, research institutions and hospitals have applied for funding.
Whether the patient is a combat soldier or a football player, doctors sometimes struggle to identify victims of traumatic brain injury. BrainScope, based in Bethesda, Maryland, is one step closer to easing that process through its Ahead 100 device. The company announced on Wednesday that it earned United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance
W. R. Grace & Co. has joined thousands of other green Maryland companies by incorporating environmental sustainability into its Columbia headquarters. Grace’s new 90,000-square-foot global headquarters building has been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). The new facility includes a pervious concrete parking area, high-efficiency lighting and HVAC,
Two Maryland companies are tapping new 3D manufacturing resources by partnering with local federal facilities. Integrata Security and RPM Tech have each entered cooperative agreements through the Northeastern Maryland Additive Manufacturing Innovation Authority (NMAMIA) to expand their 3D prototyping capabilities. Integrata will be working with the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center