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Zika Virus GenArraytion Rockville
BioHealth Technology

As the World Health Organization declares a new public health emergency, one Maryland company says it has created a test to help stop the virus before it is transmitted to humans. GenArraytion, Inc., a biotech firm located in Rockville, has developed a molecular test to identify the Zika virus in

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BioHealth Technology

Sixteen leaders from key federal, academic and industry organizations have been appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to the Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board (LSAB). The new appointees include a patient advocate, executives from global life sciences companies with U.S. headquarters in Maryland, small biotechnology companies, and leaders from the University

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RSA conference 2016
Information & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

The 2016 RSA Conference is scheduled for February 29 through March 4 in San Francisco, and applications are already being accepted for the conference’s Innovation Sandbox competition. For Maryland’s cybersecurity startups, the contest provides exposure to potential customers and investors, as well as media. Maryland has an impressive track record

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Guest feature: Christina Fabac is the Private Sector Liaison for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. Follow along with MEMA on Facebook and Twitter. Numerous natural and human-caused emergencies routinely affect businesses’ operations and bottom lines. In Maryland, it’s common to see hurricanes and severe storms, snow events, flooding, and other incidents that

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VOR Technology
Breaking NewsIT and Cybersecurity

VOR Technology LLC, a veteran-owned cybersecurity firm based in Columbia, plans to expand its workforce after receiving multiple contracts from the U.S. Department of Defense. To meet the growing demand for its services and cybersecurity expertise, the company anticipates creating more than 60 new jobs in the Fort Meade area.

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Columbia, Maryland
Innovation & TechProfilesSmall Business

The Downtown Columbia restaurant scene is coming together with help from a local Maryland tech company. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a local business community. The company just released its second loyalty app, Downtown Columbia Eats, uniting the

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Health & Life SciencesInnovation & TechProfiles

In recent years, the National Football League has become more and more vigilant about prevention, assessment, and treatment of concussions and head injuries among players. BrainScope, a Maryland neurotechnology company, recently received a $500,000 award from the NFL and General Electric to further develop the technology used in its portable

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Ventures has released its latest edition of the Cybersecurity 500, a global compilation of the world’s leading cyber solution and service companies. Named to this round’s hottest and most innovative companies list are 14 Maryland-based businesses, including Light Point Security, based out of UMBC’s technology park. “We are honored

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Cyber Pulsee-NewslettersEventsIT and Cybersecurity

October 2015 Cyber Pulse: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month LaToya Staten is the Program Manager for Cyber Development within the Maryland Department of Commerce. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Maryland will again play host to the CyberMaryland Conference, being held October 28-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The 2015 conference builds on

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Pinnacle Foods Brands
Breaking NewsJob CreationManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE: PF), a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality branded food products in the U.S., has announced plans to locate a manufacturing facility in Hagerstown. The company initially plans to create 85 to 125 full-time jobs in Hagerstown by December 2018.   The facility, formerly owned by

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