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Press Releases and Blog

For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Ali Bliss at [email protected].

  • Economic Development officials secure business deals for county on trade mission

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Howard County Economic Development officials and County Executive Allan H. Kittleman wrapped up a successful trade mission to Europe on Friday, securing another deal by reaching an agreement with Fraunhofer, headquartered in Munich, Germany. Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, will work with the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) to open a Fraunhofer USA […]
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  • Howard County Selected as Location for North American HQ for BTS Bioenergy

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman joined BTS Bioenergy officials in Verona, Italy today to announce the establishment of the company’s North American headquarters and the planned development of two bio-digestion recycling facilities in Howard County. Kittleman and BTS Bioenergy entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) […]
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  • Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Welcomes Software Development company, TeamWorx Security

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    TeamWorx Security, a software development company, has relocated to the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) business incubator, the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE). TeamWorx Security delivers advanced technical solutions focusing on applying machine learning to advance the cyber situational awareness mission across the Department of Defense. “We are excited to have TeamWorx Security join […]
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  • HCEDA Staff Receive SCORE Advocate Award

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

    Two staff members from the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship have received the Advocate/Supporter award for SCORE, Counsellors to America’s Small Businesses. Rita Anderson and Deborah Leake were this year’s winning nominations for demonstrating consistent and outstanding leadership to the Howard County community through their invaluable support to clients. SCORE is […]
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  • HCEDA Receives IEDC Silver Award for Ellicott City Flood Response

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) was awarded a Silver Award at the 2017 International Economic Development Councils (IEDC) Annual Awards for their role in the Ellicott City Flash Flood Response and Recovery. The award was part of the Business Retention & Expansion Category for a single event with a community population of 200,000 […]
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  • Vheda Health’s National Growth Fuels Expansion into Larger Facility

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    In response to the continued growth of Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) resident Vheda Health, the company has moved into a new larger space in Columbia.
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  • Strengthening Columbia’s Village Centers, The Focus of a New Initiative Between HCEDA and CA

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The Columbia Village Centers Retail Development Program is being implemented to strengthen the village centers as retailing and community gathering destinations, and will assist small business retailers with technical resources to help ensure their success. 
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  • Cory Home Delivery Expands Operations with New Home Delivery Center

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Cory Home Delivery has opened a 42,000sf distribution center in Jessup, Maryland to service Bob’s Discount Furniture in the Mid-Atlantic region. Cory has experienced a thirty percent growth so far this year and this new location is part of a strategic expansion plan for Cory as they continue to grow the company throughout the country.
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  • Howard County’s Innovation Center lands three new companies relocating to Columbia Gateway

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman and the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) today announced the relocation of three federal contractors to the county’s new innovation center in Columbia Gateway. The three companies – D&A Technical Services, Aerode Management Solutions and Epitome Technologies Inc. – selected the Howard County Innovation Center as their new […]
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  • Date Announced for Howard County Film Feastival 2.0

    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    The Howard County Film Feastival is all new with some great additions and changes. It will still include farmers, food and film while adding artisans (food and craft), music and food trucks to this year’s events. This year’s event will be held on Tuesday, July 25th from 4:30 pm until 8:30 pm at Clark’s Elioak […]
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