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IT and 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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Maryland Economy

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news.  Maryland business successes: Baltimore-based Under Armour can now count superheroes among its clients. The company created garments for characters in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the Baltimore Sun reports. The Baltimore Business Journal also reports that Under Armour earned $33.6 million in broadcast exposure on ESPN

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Manufacturing & Production

Paul Reed Smith Guitars (PRS)—beloved by rock stars and students alike—plans to take its guitar manufacturing operation to the next level. With assistance from a $100,000 conditional grant from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and a $200,000 conditional grant from the Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners, PRS plans to introduce a

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Maryland Living

As any Marylander will attest, our State is a great place to eat.  Maryland’s top restaurants took center stage this weekend during the Restaurant Association of Maryland‘s 61st Annual Stars of the Industry Awards Gala. Award winners, chosen by more than 15,000 of the association’s members, were announced Tuesday.  “The Gala is our opportunity

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International

Whether you’re a longshoreman at the Port of Baltimore or the owner of an electronics company that ships to the United Kingdom, you play a role in Maryland’s $12.2 billion international trade market.  Maryland exports supported 59,650 jobs in 2014, an increase of 3,802 (6.8 percent) from 2009, the U.S. Department of

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Life Sciences

Ebola, HIV, influenza, malaria and tuberculosis: These and other deadly diseases could someday be globally eradicated by vaccines. This is the mission of many in Maryland’s life sciences community who will participate in the upcoming Atlantic Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics Summit, May 7-8 in Bethesda, Maryland.  Organized by the Tech Council of Maryland,

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Maryland Economy

Much has changed since Isabella Firth became president of LifeSpan Network, the largest senior care provider association in the mid-Atlantic, based in Columbia, Maryland.  “When I started here 21 years ago, it was mostly men in leadership positions. Today, a significant number, if not a majority, of people in the upper echelons of senior

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International

Demand for low-cost international travel is surging and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the growing market. “We are very optimistic about the future here at BWI. Prospects are very positive for international growth,” said Jonathan Dean, manager of the division of communications at BWI.

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Maryland Living

To the delight of local IPA-imbibing, stout-swilling beer connoisseurs, the Brewers Association recently recognized a Maryland company in its listing of the “Top 50 U.S. Craft Brewing Companies” by beer sales volume: Flying Dog Brewery. Flying Dog leads Maryland’s booming craft brewing industry. The State’s total number of breweries rose from 25 to

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Maryland Economy

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Congratulations to the 12 finalists remaining in the 2015 InvestMaryland Challenge! These promising early-stage companies will compete for $100,000 grand prizes in four categories. Learn more on MDBIZ News.  Baltimore edtech startup Common Curriculum is making note-sharing easier than ever for

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