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Weinberg Medical Physics microscope
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Three Maryland companies are among a select group of small businesses that will receive nearly $3.3 million in grants from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The grants aim to foster innovation and competitiveness in small businesses through federal research funds. The funding comes from

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Novavax life sciences
Health & Life Sciences

Researchers at several Maryland universities as well as the National Cancer Institute have been awarded $3,844,000 in grants by the American Cancer Society. The grants, which started July 1, went to researchers with Johns Hopkins University; University of Maryland, College Park; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and National

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3D Print Baltimore County Advanced Manufacturing
Manufacturing & Production

Guest feature: Bryan Dunn is a marketing specialist for Baltimore County Department of Economic & Workforce Development. Follow Baltimore County on Facebook and Twitter. A new video series produced by the Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development explores what makes Baltimore County a great place to live and work.

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Taylor Farms Maryland
Manufacturing & Production

Taylor Farms, a produce manufacturing and distribution company, is growing its footprint in Maryland to meet growing customer demand for its healthy eating products. The company, which has had a location in Maryland since 2004, is expanding its Annapolis Junction manufacturing operations and plans to add 150 new jobs in

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BTI BioTechnical Institute Maryland
Health & Life Sciences

Guest feature: Sarah Pick is a marketing consultant with the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland. Follow BTI on Facebook and Twitter. The BioTechnical Institute of Maryland (BTI), which works with unemployed adults to transition them to careers in the life sciences industry, was among 12 non-profit organizations selected nationally to receive

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Hardwire Pocomoke City
Manufacturing & Production

Hardwire LLC, a manufacturer of armored systems and other products headquartered in Pocomoke City, Md., is expanding its operations and adding 20 new jobs over the next three years. The announcement was made during Governor Larry Hogan’s visit to Hardwire, where he discussed ways in which the state might encourage

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Ice Cream Trail Maryland Agriculture
Agriculture

Guest feature: Julie Oberg is the Communications Director for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDAg @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Last month, Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder and Deputy Secretary Jim Eichhorst officially opened the 2016 Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail with a visit to Woodbourne Creamery

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Novavax life sciences
Health & Life Sciences

Novavax, a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, has announced plans to expand its presence in Montgomery County. The company, which has its headquarters in Gaithersburg, is planning to build out its research, development, and clinical trial support

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Immunomic Rockville Allergies
Health & Life Sciences

For those in the health and life sciences industry, May is known as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and more than 24 million Americans are affected by asthma. And while there still

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Frito Lay Aberdeen
Manufacturing & Production

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Commerce are supporting the expansion of Frito-Lay’s manufacturing and distribution center in Aberdeen, which is slated to boost the company’s Harford County workforce. The Plano, Texas-based convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo, Frito-Lay is investing $122 million to construct a new 165,000

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