When you think “cybersecurity” you might think Silicon Valley, Calif.; Austin, Texas; or Cambridge, Mass. You should be thinking Maryland!
It’s hard to believe that what began as an animal welfare organization for Baltimore City’s work horses has become one of the busiest adoption centers in Maryland.
Around this time last year, Smart Growth America announced it was accepting applications for communities seeking assistance on small-scale manufacturing and neighborhood revitalization. It received applications from 64 organizations and communities in 32 different states.
Baltimore was the first of six selected communities to be named a winner.
Now in June 2019, members of Smart Growth America, the U.S. Economic Development Administration, and Recast City visited Baltimore to strategize and discuss the features of the city's maker community.
For more than 50 years, Roy Rogers Restaurants have been serving quick-service meals to customers throughout the East Coast, with help from a former Marriott executive and his family.
For nearly 70 years, Frederick-based Music & Arts has taken pride in being the “neighborhood choice for music.” And with 17 locations in Maryland alone – from Calvert County to Washington County – you’ve probably seen or visited one of its retail locations throughout the state.
Professional leagues. Devoted fans. Product endorsements. Millions of dollars in career earnings. Championships that draw more viewers than the Super Bowl. For much of the world, that’s table tennis.
But here in the United States, the game is usually reduced to mere ping pong—a casual game played in basements and garages. But Richard Lee, president of the Rockville-based Sport Squad, wants to change that.
The Maryland Department of Commerce has joined with the United Kingdom’s Midlands Engine to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster greater collaboration in the life sciences between the two regions.
Father’s Day is quickly approaching… have you figured out a fun activity to do with dad? Here are a few businesses that can help him feel extra special on Sunday, June 16.
Held every year on the first Friday of June, National Donut Day is a celebration not to be missed. This year, there are a number of stores recognizing the yearly dessert day. In addition to your local Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme stores, expand your palette and try a new bakery on June 7.
Anchored by institutions like NIH, FDA, and Johns Hopkins University, it’s no surprise that the Maryland area is consistently recognized among the leading U.S. bio clusters. With some of the industry’s most notable companies opening or expanding in Maryland over the past year, momentum continues to grow for the region as a leading bio hub.
Here are three ways the Maryland biohealth industry is booming in 2019.
With more than 300 farms producing ornamentals across the state, the Maryland Department of Agriculture encourages consumers to support local Maryland nurseries when landscaping their properties this spring.
It takes more than food to end hunger—which is why the Maryland Food Bank is working harder than ever to make sure its Maryland residents don’t go to bed hungry.
After living in New Jersey, Indiana, California and Montana, Adam Hamlin moved to Maryland to pursue a Master’s Degree from a top-rated Computer Science program at the University of Maryland. After graduation, the software engineer stayed in the area to pursue a career with Immuta, a data management company located in College Park.
The Maryland Department of Commerce has announced the launch of STEMConnect, an interactive database of educational, internship, and apprenticeship opportunities in federal agencies and military installations throughout Maryland.
During the 2008 recession, Kacy and Alexis Jenkins made a bold move that most people would have called crazy—the newly-engaged couple quit their jobs and launched an event agency in Crofton, Md. Only in their twenties at the time, the pair capitalized on their work experience at a small music venue management company to grow their new business into what is now known as Humdinger Productions, a full-service event design, fabrication, and production company.
Governor Larry Hogan, chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, announced that the results of the 2019 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey showed that the Bay-wide blue crab population increased 60 percent from last year, to an estimated total population of 594 million crabs.
Maryland Commerce is leading a delegation of 20 biohealth and life sciences companies, educational institutions, federal agencies, and city and county economic development offices to the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia next month.
Maryland has more than 575,000 small businesses, which employ 1.1 million people, according to the SBA. The Department of Commerce, along with other state agencies, are always looking at ways to support and grow small business through innovative programs. In celebration of National Small Business Week, here are 10 state resources that small business should have on their radar.
With Mother’s Day less than a week away, it’s time to finish up your shopping and gift wrapping. Here are a few tips and ideas to make mom feel extra special this Sunday, May 12.