Press Releases and Blog

For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Michele Haltmeyer at mhaltmeyer@hceda.org.

  • Freshly Opens New Facility In Howard County

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    SAVAGE – Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Howard County Economic Development Authority attended a ribbon cutting for a new facility for Freshly, a health-conscious food delivery service. The new 171,000 square-foot facility is located at Bollman Place in Savage and serve as the company’s East Coast location for food preparation, cooking, assembly, […]
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  • HCEDA Celebrates Business Appreciation Week With 150+ Visits

    Friday, May 17, 2019

    Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) celebrated Howard County’s 2019 Business Appreciation Week from April 22-26. Ball and his team of more than 70 ambassadors visited over 150 businesses during the week. These visits are intended to thank business owners and, most importantly, listen to their perspectives on […]
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  • FLAVORx, the Columbia-based Medicine Hero for your Child

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    On March 28, 2019, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) joined health tech innovators, FLAVORx, for the reopening of their new facility in Columbia, which now accommodates their company of 50. FLAVORx was founded in 1994 in an act of desperation, when a local pharmacist had an ongoing challenge to get his epileptic granddaughter […]
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  • HCEDA announces partnership with Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center 

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is pleased to announce it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Maryland Department of Commerce to establish a DefTech Center in cooperation with Anne Arundel County to serve the technology community surrounding Fort Meade and the NSA. The mission of the DefTech Center is to facilitate […]
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  • Howard Tech Council Sponsors Johns Hopkins APL’s Annual Girl Power Expo

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    On March 3, 2019, our Howard Tech Council’s (HTC) Women in Tech Affinity Group (WiT) proudly sponsored Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab’s (APL) 13th Annual Girl Power Expo for the fourth year in a row, providing seven interactive hands-on workshops for the events attendees. The Girl Power Expo is a free opportunity for elementary and […]
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  • MCE Resident, rfidCollect, LLC Co-Founders to speak at 2019 Data Center World Conference

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident, rfidCollect LLC co-founders, Tim Buckley and Bruno Riegl, will host a panel discussion on sensor-based resource management March 22nd at Data Center World Conference in Phoenix. rfidCollect became a MCE Resident in October 2016. Panelists will provide an overview of the latest market trends and the role sensors are playing […]
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  • Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident Kaizen Approach, Inc. (KAI) expands out of incubator into to first corporate office space in Howard County

    Saturday, March 9, 2019

    A Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident Kaizen Approach, Inc. (KAI) is expanding out of the incubator into to their first corporate office space in Hanover, Md located in Howard County. The cybersecurity consulting firm has been operating within the MCE since January of 2013. During their time at the MCE, KAI grew from 12 […]
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  • Ron Gula Speaks at the Howard Tech Council (HTC) Cyber Security Trailblazer Series Event

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    On February 28th, 2019, the Howard Tech Council (HTC) hosted the Cyber Security Trailblazer Event featuring Ron Gula, President of Gula Tech Adventures and co-founder of Tenable Network Security & Network Security Wizards. The event was held at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) where local professionals and cyber enthusiasts mingled over drinks and appetizers, […]
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  • HCEDA’s Financial Program Analyst, Darshni Patel Professional Development Highlight

    Thursday, March 7, 2019

    In January 2019, Darshni Patel, HCEDA’s Financial Program Analyst, has been appointed as Student Ambassador and selected to serve on the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board. The Student Advisory Board receives hundreds of applications annually and Darshni was one of more than 30 students selected to apply to this unique leadership and professional […]
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    Friday, January 18, 2019

    Howard County has received approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Foreign Trade Zones Board to be included in the service area of Foreign Trade Zone #74 as part of a recent expansion. FTZ #74, which is administered by the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), already includes Baltimore City and the Maryland counties of Baltimore, Harford, […]
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