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Howard Tech Council Names 2014 Award Winners


The Howard Tech Council is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Howard Tech Awards. Each of the awardees was nominated for recognition in one of six categories, and will be featured during this year’s awards ceremony at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Kossiakoff Center Wednesday, May, 28 5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Howard County’s 3D Maryland Initiative Showcased on Capitol Hill


Howard County’s newest economic development venture – called 3D Maryland – could also play a pivotal role in how 3D printing and additive manufacturing technology is advanced across the country.

Howard County, Md., Launches CISO in Residence Program


In Howard County, Md., a new program is unique enough that it’s drawing attention from as far as Germany. Launched by the Howard Tech Council, under the Howard County Economic Development Authority and in alignment with local tech incubator Innovation Catalyst, the county's new chief information security office in residence program (called HoCo CISO) gives more than 300 member organizations the opportunity to receive security consulting advice and resources.

Five Companies to Represent Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship in the InvestMaryland Challenge


Five start-up businesses with ties to the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship have advanced in the second annual InvestMaryland Challenge. The businesses were among 260 original applicants for grants and awards totaling more than $700,000.

The Daily Record Announces 2014 Influential Marylanders


The Daily Record’s 2014 listing of Influential Marylanders includes two employees from the Howard County Economic Development Authority.

Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Welcomes New Board Members


The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) is proud to welcome a dynamic trio of community leaders to its Board of Directors. The new board members are Charles (Chuck) P. Cullen, Chief Financial Officer at Grotech Venture Funds, Paul Capriolo, Chief Executive Officer at Social Growth Technologies Inc., and Joan Driessen, Executive Director of The Association of Community Services.

Howard County 3D Printing Initiative Takes Shape


Howard County Executive Ken Ulman today launched the county’s newest economic development venture – called 3D Maryland – by leading a group of business leaders, educators, elected officials and entrepreneurs on a business tour to showcase the opportunities presented by 3D Printing.

County backs 3-D printing for economic development


Some Wall Street analysts speculate that the market for 3-D printing equipment and services will see a threefold increase by 2018. If it does, Howard County, Md. businesses will have no excuse for not being prepared.

New Accelerator Conscious Venture Lab Launches Inaugural Class


Conscious Venture Lab (CVLab) the Accelerator of the David B. Wolfe Institute for Conscious Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), is opening its first application round to entrepreneurs from around the country.

Howard County Rolls Out Innovative 3D Printing Project


It is emerging technology that could fundamentally change industry and business across sectors, and that technology is coming to the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE), an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA).