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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced a new plan called the ACCESS Initiative – or Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide – to boost education and workforce development in the field throughout Maryland. The ACCESS Initiative fulfills the governor’s commitment to strengthening computer science education throughout Maryland, which

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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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Fixt Baltimore tech company
Workforce

Commercial real estate giant CBRE recently reaffirmed something that those of us in the business community already know to be true – Baltimore has a ton of tech talent and we are continuing to attract more and more tech savvy professionals. CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report analyzes U.S. and

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Northrop Grumman Scholars Program
Education

Northrop Grumman honored 24 Maryland high school seniors earlier this month in an awards reception at the Marriott Renaissance Baltimore Harbor Hotel. This is the 14th year that Northrop Grumman provided more than $240,000 through the annual Engineering Scholars Program. The scholarships are awarded exclusively to students from Maryland who

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Innovation & Tech

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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Maryland Economy

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes:  Maryland manufacturing is adapting to a changing market, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. Northop Grumman has big plans for a $20 million facility in Linthicum, the Capital Gazette reports. Johns Hopkins University expects to receive a $6.4 million federal grant toward dementia

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CommerceEnergyIndustry NewsInnovation & TechLife SciencesMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingSmall Business

Keep up with the latest Maryland business news. Preston-based Choptank Transport, one of the fastest growing third-party logistics companies in the United States, is opening two new offices in Tampa, Florida, and Dallas, Texas.  In the wake of their joint participation in CyberMaryland 2013, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin and Baltimore-based LifeJourney have announced a partnership to

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CommerceEducationInnovation & TechInternationalJob CreationLabor StatisticsMaryland EconomyMaryland LivingWorkforce

Nancy McCrea is the Director of Research and Information Services for the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. A strong science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is critical to sustaining innovation and increasing Maryland’s economic prosperity. However, until recently, the definition of STEM lacked standardization, making regional comparisons of

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