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Innovation & Tech

by Leah Michaels July 21, 2011 marked the end of NASA’s space shuttle program, as the Atlantis safely landed on American soil. While the space shuttle program has completed its mission, this is not the end of space science. Maryland’s own Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU APL) is sending

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CommerceInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

Bi-Monthly E-Newsletter to Publish News on Cybersecurity and IT in Maryland by Amanda Winters, DBED Today, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) debuted their latest informative cybersecurity newsletter.  Cyber Pulse, the fifth e-letter to be released by DBED, follows in efforts to promote Maryland as the nation’s

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by Wanda Wickham, DBED As founder and chairman of Radio One Inc., Cathy Hughes considers herself a leader and a survivor in the media world of communications. Starting out her career in radio as General Sales Manager of WHUR-FM, the Howard University owned radio station, she worked her way learning

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Innovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

by Christine Hansen The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a field hearing on the role of small businesses in strengthening the cybersecurity industry in Laurel yesterday, just miles from Ft. Meade – the headquarters for the National Security Agency (NSA) and the new U.S. Cyber Command,

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EnergyInnovation & TechManufacturing

by Leah Michaels   TIC Gums, located in White Marsh, Maryland, is a global company that has been developing ingredients for the food industry for over 100 years. To create these ingredients TIC Gums combines organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and material science in their laboratory. Their ingredients are then used

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

by Christine Hansen The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) awarded fifteen Maryland technology startups $75,000 each through TEDCO’s Maryland Technology Transfer and Commercialization Fund.  The Fund’s goal is to foster greater collaboration between businesses, Maryland universities and federal laboratories to bring technology into the marketplace. The companies that received the

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Innovation & Tech

By Christine Hansen Pathsensors, Inc., an environmental testing company housed at the University of Maryland Biopark in Baltimore, has taken its biodefense technology to a new level.  The company specializes in developing tests to quickly find pathogens in the infectious disease and biodefense sectors. Currently, the company has the only

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

by Leah Michaels Chesapeake Bay Candle opened their first domestic factory, located in Glen Burnie, Maryland, on June 28th, 2011. The company is becoming one of the many businesses joining the trend of moving their factories home to the United States from abroad. With a new twist in the economy,

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Innovation & Tech

by Christine Hansen Within three minutes of being launched online, over 180 applications were filed for Maryland’s $8 million in biotech tax credits available this fiscal year.  The tax credit program, which was first funded with $6 million in FY 2007, encourages investors to provide seed and early-stage funding to

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by Michael Raia, Director of Communications, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation Maryland is a Green Economy leader. According to a new report released earlier this week by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Collaborative (MARC) – a partnership between Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. – Maryland has the most per capita

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