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Universities move forward as drivers of Md. startup economy

Ellen Hemmerly, MBA, Executive Director of bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

After years of groundwork, Maryland universities saw more tangible results this year from their efforts to support new startups formed from university technology. State and university officials hope this year’s results show a state gaining traction as it looks to ...

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From lab to market: TEDCO program awards nearly $3M in grants

The Maryland Innovation Initiative has awarded about $2.7 million since Jan. to 26 research teams and technology companies in the state to help them commercialize their products, the Maryland Technology Development Corp. said Wednesday.

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O’Malley: New laws to spur Maryland innovation

ANNAPOLIS — Community banks will get millions of dollars in state deposits for small business loans, research at state universities will be better commercialized and arsenic additives will be banned from chicken feed. Legislation that does all of that — ...

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O’Malley signs chicken feed arsenic ban

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland next year will become the first state to ban an arsenic additive in chicken feed. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the measure into law on Tuesday along with scores of other bills, including reforms to Maryland’s estate tax ...

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O’Malley seeks to boost technology transfer

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will call for more than $6 million to spin research conducted at university labs into new companies, aides said Tuesday. The proposal seeks to address the gulf between the state’s strong track record in attracting ...

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