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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Finance & Services

by Christine Hansen Eddie C. Brown knows what it means to beat the odds.  Born to an unwed 13 year-old mother, the stacks were piled high against him. But you’d never know it.  Today, Brown heads one of the nation’s oldest African-American owned investment management firms. “I always say people

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Finance & Services

by Daraius Irani, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for DECO & Director of the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) With the announcement July 7 by ADP that private payrolls increased by 57,000, it seemed that recovery was back on track, albeit a bit slower. Oh, but that feeling of recovery was

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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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ArtsMaryland Living

by Carla Dunlap [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiUW97p6V4c] This year Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, will celebrate its 30th anniversary from July 15 to 17 on Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street in Baltimore.   The Maryland State Arts Council is one of seven organizations that has provided continuous funding to Artscape since

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