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Gigabit Fiber Westminster
EventsInnovation & Tech

Big cities are most often recognized as hubs for entrepreneurs, but smaller communities can also provide an ecosystem to help startups thrive. Resources available to companies in Westminster, including an innovative incubator model and lightning-fast internet, are setting the stage for Carroll County to emerge as an unconventional, but strategic,

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HCC 3D Innovation Lab
Innovation & Tech

If, as Steve Jobs once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” Howard Community College is poised to create generations of leaders whose ideas, prototypes, and products will be used in areas as diverse as product customization, prototyping, research, medicine, and dentistry. Thanks to 3D printing equipment from

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Fixt Baltimore startup
Innovation & TechProfiles

One local tech company is off to a strong start this year with new employees, new investors, and a new round of funding. Launched in 2013, Fixt is a Baltimore startup that provides on-demand mobile phone repairs. The company offers an app that, when installed on a smartphone, can detect

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Light City Baltimore
Innovation & TechTourism

In 1816, Baltimore illuminated its streets with gas lanterns. As the first American City to do so, Baltimore helped change the urban landscape forever. Two hundred years later, Baltimore still has that innovative spirit—one that Light City will showcase next week. Light City is the first large-scale, international light festival

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RSA conference 2016
Information & TechnologyInnovation & TechIT and Cybersecurity

The 2016 RSA Conference is scheduled for February 29 through March 4 in San Francisco, and applications are already being accepted for the conference’s Innovation Sandbox competition. For Maryland’s cybersecurity startups, the contest provides exposure to potential customers and investors, as well as media. Maryland has an impressive track record

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Maryland military
AboutAerospace & DefenseInnovation & Tech

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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Innovation & TechProfiles

When Jeani Burns, co-founder of VoMaSmart, got in touch with the Howard Tech Council she knew the company was on its way. “I wanted it so bad I could taste it,” she recalls. Soon after making the right connections, Jeani jumped in head first and moved into the Maryland Center for

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Innovation & TechProfilesSmall Business

Small business communities are being brought together with ease with help from a new Frederick, Maryland tech company. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a local business community. The company recently teamed up with the Downtown Frederick Partnership

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Business PulseInnovation & TechWorkforce

June 2015 Business Pulse: Eastern Shore opens first business incubator Ben Wu is Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Earlier this month, I had the chance to join with local leaders and business partners in Cambridge on a very exciting day for the Eastern Shore, and

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Aerospace & DefenseInnovation & Tech

Hover transportation may seem like a futuristic endeavor, but the technology is being created right here in Maryland. Belcamp defense company SURVICE Engineering is partnering with the U.K. engineering firm Malloy Aeronautics to develop Hoverbike technology for the U.S. Department of Defense, as a new Tactical Reconnaissance Vehicle (TRV). The

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