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Home to both the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, it’s no surprise that Maryland is a vaccine industry hub. Over a dozen vaccine companies, varying in size and focus, are established in the State. But experts say the draw for these and other life sciences companies runs even deeper. In

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Nona Carroll has worked with hundreds of professionals in science, technology, engineering and math fields—and she has noticed a common thread. “Something sparked their interest and passion for STEM very early, and they want to share that with the next generation,” said Carroll, program director at the Maryland Business Roundtable for

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Video by Emily Kimball Pope In one corner, students pounded a vortex machine, sending rings of air catapulting to the ceiling. Across the room, teenagers struck poses in front of an advanced camera to create blueprints for tiny 3-D prints of themselves. The Digital Harbor Foundation opened the doors of

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The Maryland Venture Fund (MVF) has invested $600,000 in Rockville-based Motionsoft, a leading provider of management software to gyms and fitness clubs. The investment comes as part of a $10 million Series B investment round led by Route 66 Ventures and included Edison Ventures as a co-investor. The State of Maryland’s

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The latest Maryland business news: Oak Investment Partners was the largest venture investor in Maryland 2013, according to the Baltimore Business Journal’s list of the top five VC firms. Oak’s investment in the State totaled $75 million last year. Convergence Technology has new digs — 8,000 square feet in Columbia

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The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), through the Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), has invested $75,000 in CoFoundersLab, a Rockville startup that provides an online matchmaking service for entrepreneurs. The MVF investment was made with funds raised byInvestMaryland, one of Governor Martin O’Malley’s key economic development initiatives. A public-private partnership between the

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The latest Maryland business news: Under Armour announced a major push into Brazil this week, taking root in “70 of the country’s premium points of sale and e-commerce hubs,” according to the The Baltimore Sun and other outlets. Under Armour has put its gear on the international stage in recent

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Opening up to the public today, the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has a reputation for wowing the world with the hottest new tech devices and trends. It’s no wonder that Maryland—named No. 1 in innovation and entrepreneurship by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce—is well represented at the

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An exciting year for business and Maryland’s overall economy is drawing to a close. Here were some of the highlights. Amazon, other big brands, coming to town: Amazon, the Internet retailer behemoth, announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Baltimore, taking the place of a former vacant General Motors

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The next time you’re filtering through airport security, consider that the equipment scanning you and your luggage was likely produced right here in Maryland. Smiths Detection, with its U.S. headquarters in Edgewood, is the world’s leading supplier of an array of tools used to detect weapons, explosives and chemical threats.

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