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Six Maryland companies have been selected to participate in the Advance Maryland program, an initiative that accelerates expansion of second-stage growth companies. Run by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB), the program offers critical, customized strategic information at no cost to selected companies

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Maryland Department of Commerce
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Governor Larry Hogan today announced the formation of the Maryland Department of Commerce and appointed Mike Gill the state’s first Secretary of Commerce. Formerly known as the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), the new Department of Commerce will focus on attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses and creating

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Secretary Mike Gill
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October 2015 Business Pulse: We are Commerce Mike Gill is Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. “We are Commerce.” You’re going to see those three simple words from us a lot in the coming weeks. We are Commerce. We are marking our transition to the Department of Commerce from the

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Maryland military
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Video produced by Brian Fisher Maryland plays a crucial role in our nation’s defense. Our military installations generate $57.4 billion in economic impact per year. We are a thriving location for Department of Defense related activities such as biodefense, cybersecurity, avionics, informatics and ordnance and weapons testing. Under the Base

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InternationalProgramsSmall Business

Seven small and mid-sized Maryland companies have been awarded ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. Among the companies included in this round of ExportMD grants is EndoMaster Medical Inc. of Beltsville. “Because of the ExportMD grant, our small company has an excellent opportunity

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Secretary Mike Gill
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August 2015 Business Pulse: Be heard on regulatory reform Mike Gill is Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Governor Hogan appointed me to this job almost nine months ago. I’ve seen a lot, learned a lot, and met a ton of great people from Ocean City

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New DBED Employees
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Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) Secretary Mike Gill has appointed three new senior staff members who will play key roles in attracting, retaining and growing businesses in the State and promoting Maryland as a great place to do business. The appointments, which are part of a larger

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Maryland LivingPrograms

The Town of Centreville will create a strategic plan for economic development with help from the State of Maryland. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) has approved a $15,000 conditional grant to the Town, through the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund (MEDAAF), to help fund the

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Programs

The deadline for this year’s Advance Maryland program is quickly approaching. Advance Maryland accelerates expansion of growth companies and offers critical, customized strategic information at no cost to selected companies to help them overcome challenges and take advantage of new opportunities. Maryland companies interested in applying for the economic gardening

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ProgramsSmall Business

Assisted Multicare Transportation, a non-emergency medical transportation company in Pikesville, is expanding its provided services with help from the State of Maryland. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is providing the company a $50,000 loan through the Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program (MPVSBLP). Assisted Multicare will

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