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AboutEntrepreneursSmall Business

Members of Maryland’s small business community were honored this month during the Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program. Held at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, the program celebrated its 31st year by highlighting the importance of small business to the local economy and across the nation. “We hope that you’ll be inspired

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Cybersecurity

Did you miss RSA™ Conference in San Francisco this year? Check out remarks and presentations by some of the Maryland cyber experts who participated: Michael Garcia, Deputy Director of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, presented The Economics of

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Bio/Life SciencesHealth & Life Sciences

A colon cancer researcher from Johns Hopkins University has been awarded a $792,000 grant from the American Cancer Society. Nilofer Azad, MD – a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and JHU assistant professor of Oncology – will use the four-year grant to study personalized therapies for individual colorectal

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CybersecurityInformation & Technology

Held in conjunction with the RSA™ Conference 2015, this year’s Innovation Sandbox drew more than 700 applicants from around the world. Only 93 were selected for review by a panel of cybersecurity experts who served as judges and just 10 applicants advanced to the finals. For the third consecutive year,

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Entrepreneurs

Are you a budding entrepreneur looking to make it big? Do you have an original idea for a new commercial product? If you’re in Maryland and you answered yes to these questions, you’re in luck. For the second year in a row, the ABC hit show Shark Tank is returning to

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Cyber PulseCybersecurityInformation & Technology

May 2015 Cyber Pulse: Insights on defending your business  Stacey Smith is Cyber Community Manager at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. In addition to safeguarding our nation, Maryland’s cybersecurity industry provides new economic opportunities for our State. A major player in this effort is the National Cybersecurity Center of

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BioMaryland
Bio/Life Sciences

Faculty researchers from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University and entrepreneurs building companies based on technologies from these institutions were recognized this week for their groundbreaking research with $200,000 in prizes. The awards were made by the two universities, the Abell Foundation and the Maryland Department of

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Image courtesy of TempurSealy.com
Breaking NewsJob CreationManufacturing

More jobs are on the way for Washington County, according to a recent news release. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Washington County Department of Business Development today announced the expansion of global bedding provider Tempur Sealy International. The company is leasing a newly-constructed 615,000 square-foot facility in Hagerstown

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Cybersecurity

Marylanders are in good company at RSA 2015, the nation’s premier information security conference, held this week in San Francisco.  The conference is expected to draw more than 20,000 attendees, including dozens of representatives of Maryland-based cybersecurity companies, federal agency officials and higher education. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development‘s (DBED) cyber development

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Innovation & Tech

On April 28, the InvestMaryland Challenge will award more than $750,000 in prizes and crown four new winners. Those top companies will be chosen from a dozen finalists and awarded $100,000 top prizes, one each in IT, Life Sciences, Sustainability & Exploration, and Defense & Security. More than $350,000 in

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