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Press Releases and Blog

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

  • Howard County Executive Hosts Roundtable with Bioenergy DevCo About Food Recycling and the Route 1 Corridor

    Wednesday, July 7, 2021

    Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), and Bioenergy Devco (BDC) hosted more than 30 government and industry leaders for a roundtable discussion on food recycling, the Route 1 industrial corridor, and BDC’s anaerobic biodigestion facility which is currently under construction. The event was held adjacent to BDC’s currently-under-construction biodigestion facility. […]
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  • Cavalier Logistics Expands into their Second location in Howard County

    Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) joined Cavalier Logistics as they celebrated the opening of their second location in Howard County. Cavalier Logistics is a privately held Veteran-owned small business founded in the United States in 1985. Cavalier specializes in full-service logistics solutions for the commercial and government sectors […]
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  • HCEDA Accepting Applications for the Howard County Agricultural Innovation Grant 

    Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Agriculture Land Preservation Program are now accepting applications for the Howard County Agricultural Innovation Grant. The purpose of this grant is to encourage Howard County’s agricultural producers to expand or diversify their business operations. Eligible applicants must be a crop or livestock producer or processor, agritourism or agricultural cooperative, seafood processor, or primary or secondary timber products processor. Grant […]
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  • Blog: Veteran & Woman-Owned Company, IntelliGenesis Expands Company and Donates Video Conferencing Projector to HCEDA

    Thursday, May 20, 2021

    IntelliGenesis, LLC, a women- and veteran-owned Howard County business, has moved into new space in the Columbia Gateway Innovation District and is expanding their team, all while giving back to the community. The move for IntelliGenesis was a dream come true. They were able to move into a space that hit all their goals, was […]
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  • MIC Resident Company, Health Tech Alley Receives Sprint Challenge Grant

    Tuesday, May 18, 2021

    Health Tech Alley, a non-profit organization and Maryland Innovation Center (MIC) resident company has received a Sprint Challenge Grant from the U.S Economic Development Administration. The nationwide grant is designed to help address pandemic resilience and health equity through innovation and technology. Only 1 in 5 applicants were awarded a grant in this highly competitive […]
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  • Whong Community Media acquires OutLook by the Bay magazine

    Thursday, May 13, 2021

    CONTACT: Jason Whong Whong Community Media [email protected] (410) 324-2348 COLUMBIA, Md. — Whong Community Media LLC, a Columbia-based media company, has acquired OutLook by the Bay magazine from OutLook By The Bay, LLC and Tecla Murphy of Annapolis. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. OutLook by the Bay, the magazine for active adults in […]
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  • Dive Bar & Grille Comes to Historic Savage Mill

    Friday, April 9, 2021

    Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced Dive Bar & Grille, a family owned business out of Pennsylvania will open their 6th location and its first in Maryland at Historic Savage Mill. The new restaurant is 9,000 sq. ft. and located in the “Carding” building. The restaurant will be 3 levels and feature a riverside deck […]
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  • Long Home Products Relocates to 50,000 Sq Ft Savage Mill Location

    Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    Long Home Products has relocated and expanded into a $7.7 million, 50,000 sq ft space in Savage Mill. Originally headquartered in Beltsville, MD this move has allowed Long Home Products to expand and support their operations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. The location also acts as the headquarters for its regional office in New England and […]
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  • Ice Cream Shop, The Charmery, Opens Its Doors in Downtown Columbia

    Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    Looking for something sweet to enjoy in the coming months? The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is excited to welcome ice cream shop, The Charmery, to Downtown Columbia! After successfully securing financing through HCEDA’s Catalyst Loan Fund, which was established with funding from the State of Maryland’s Video Lottery Terminal Fund (VLT), The Charmery […]
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  • rfidCollect, Joget and Mokxa team up to launch NOTIFY, a COVID-19 workplace safety monitoring system

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    Three resident companies at the Maryland Innovation Center (MIC), an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), have collaborated to launch a new product, NOTIFY ̶  a contact-tracing notification system that anonymously monitors users movements throughout a facility to identify potential COVID-19 exposures. The system operates within facilities recording possible worker transmissions and […]
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