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June 2015 Business Pulse: Eastern Shore opens first business incubator Ben Wu is Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Earlier this month, I had the chance to join with local leaders and business partners in Cambridge on a very exciting day for the Eastern Shore, and

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July 2015 Manufacturing Pulse: Training the workers of tomorrow Carl Livesay is the Manufacturing Director at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Maryland’s growing advanced manufacturing base got a shot of booster fuel this summer and beyond from an exciting new program in Northwest Baltimore. Advanced manufacturing is a

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  A new study shows Maryland’s military facilities have a major impact on the state’s economy. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) recently tasked the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) of Towson University with determining the economic impact of the state’s military installations. The results were announced

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May 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s business activity  Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. On April 30, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond released its monthly “Maryland Survey of Business Activity” showing solid activity and improved business conditions and expectations in

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Considered one of the key economic generators of the State, it’s no surprise the Port of Baltimore is breaking records year after year. A record 9.7 million tons of cargo came through Baltimore’s public marine terminals last year. Nearly 800,000 automobiles were handled by the public and private terminals—the highest

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Looking for a hard working employee? A new statewide initiative is urging Maryland businesses to consider hiring veterans. In recognition of Memorial Day, Governor Martin O’Malley launched Operation Hire: Maryland’s 100 Day Veteran Hiring Challenge. Beginning on June 1, businesses and agencies may register online to participate in the hiring effort.

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November 14, 2013 (Baltimore, MD) – Governor Martin O’Malley announced today that EnerTech Capital Partners and Foundation Medical Partners (FMP) have been selected to receive funds through the State’s $84 million InvestMaryland program. The venture capital firms will invest $10 and $7 million each in young, innovative Maryland companies. As

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November 13, 2013 (Baltimore, MD) – As the deadline draws near for applications for the second annual InvestMaryland Challenge, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced today that the national business competition has already secured more than $600,000 in awards for its winners. Companies will compete in

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With a projected increase in holiday shopping and a recovering housing market, Maryland’s economic outlook has multiple positive highlights, according to Regional Economic Studies Institute Executive Director Dr. Daraius Irani. Irani presented RESI’s findings during the 2013 Economic Outlook Conference, the organization’s premier event, held at Towson University last week. Maryland

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Maryland’s economic future is bright, thanks in part to a recent resurgence in the state’s film industry and the attraction of some blockbuster television series. The 2013 Regional Economic Studies Institute’s Economic Outlook Conference, held at Towson University on Nov. 6, showcased industry developments and presented a solid case for

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