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Innovation & Tech

Premier Rides Hype
Innovation & TechManufacturing & Production

Baltimore’s own supplier of theme park attractions is celebrating the opening of its newest thrill ride. Premier Rides spent the last year creating the new Hype roller coaster, which officially opened at Finland’s Särkänniemi Amusement Park in June. The engineering company is known for designing and manufacturing roller coasters, water

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IT and Cybersecurity

Guest feature: Rosa Cruz is the vice president of communications for Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation. Follow AAEDC on Facebook and Twitter. Responding to a need for more effective resources for growing technology companies working in the national security space, Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) has unveiled its Arundel

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ELTA to open cyber center in Maryland
Breaking NewsInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that ELTA North America, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and support of innovative electronic systems, has selected Maryland for its new Cyber Innovation Center. The announcement follows the May 2017 grand opening of ELTA’s new headquarters in Annapolis Junction, when the company upgraded

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Court Grabbers Maryland FUNDERDOME
EntrepreneursInnovation & Tech

It’s not every day that a Maryland-made product gets its claim to fame on national television. Back in 2010, Steve McLaughlin was attending his son’s basketball practice, watching with a mixture of laughter and concern as the team slid across the court in their brand new basketball shoes. The slippery

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iCyberCenter bwtech@umbc
InternationalIT and Cybersecurity

Guest feature: Dinah Winnick is the Director of Communications and Megan Hanks is the Communications Manager at UMBC. Follow along with UMBC on Facebook and Twitter. The bwtech@UMBC research and technology park has officially launched the iCyberCenter@bwtech to support companies from the United Kingdom and other nations as they establish themselves in Maryland.

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Notice & Comment Baltimore
Innovation & TechIT and CybersecurityProfiles

When explanatory late-night comedian John Oliver urged his viewers to weigh in on proposed net neutrality regulations in June 2014, the sudden onslaught of public comments – more than 45,000 were submitted by the following day, according to news reports – crashed the website of the Federal Communications Commission. Some

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Naval Air Warcraft FabLab
EventsInnovation & TechManufacturing & Production

This week is National Week of Making, a celebration of the innovation and creativity of makers across the nation. Held from June 16-22, the week-long event encourages makers – including maker spaces, hacker spaces, community centers, non-profits, universities, and more – to host events and invite others in the community

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Governor Hogan Maryland Business Summit
EventsInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

Last month, more than 650 people gathered at the Hilton Baltimore for the first Maryland Governor’s Business Summit. Governor Hogan kicked-off the day reminding attendees that Maryland is Open for Business, and highlighting the driving influences behind Maryland’s momentum, including efforts to create jobs and cut taxes. Governor Hogan also discussed

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UMBC CyberDawgs
IT and Cybersecurity

Maryland’s cybersecurity sector includes some of the most imaginative and innovative entrepreneurs in the field of information security. Surprised? Take a look at these names – Sourcefire, Light Point Security, RedOwl, SecurityDo (now Fluency), and EnVeil. As a start-up or emerging business, each company reached the finals of the RSA

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Poolesville High School's Cyber Team
Education & ResearchIT and Cybersecurity

Home to the nation’s top federal agencies engaged in cybersecurity – and a vibrant cyber sector that includes entrepreneurs as well as established entities – Maryland is a cybersecurity powerhouse. Today’s cyber warriors find a variety of opportunities in our state, and throughout Maryland’s educational system, students are primed to

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