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Md. startup economy stakeholders looking beyond TEDCO

Mike Gill, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Maryland retains strong assets that can make it a hub of startup economic activity, despite the recent setbacks suffered by the state agency designated to spur that innovation. Stakeholders have had mixed reaction to legislation that created oversight at TEDCO, the ...

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What the Port Covington announcement means for Maryland startups

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The announcement Thursday that AllegisCyber and DataTribe would not only be moving to Port Covington but bringing a $400 million cybersecurity investment fund with them sent a jolt of excitement through Maryland’s startup community. The move will bring the type ...

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USM looks to commercialization to supplement federal research money

J. Thomas Sadowski Jr., USM's vice chancellor for economic development talking with University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert L. Caret at the UM grid opening on Dec. 7. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

When the University System of Maryland set its strategic plan for the next 10 years in 2010, it hoped to double the system’s externally sponsored research and development funding from $1.2 billion to $2.4 billion. Instead, as federal dollars have ...

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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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