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For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Terry Owens at 410-313-0720 or by email.

Howard County Economic Development Authority Launches Ignite Howard County

2/16/15

The Howard County Economic Development Authority is proud to announce the first Ignite Howard County event scheduled for April 13, 2015. The inaugural event will take place at Jailbreak Brewing Company in Laurel, Maryland.

3D Maryland Launches New Programming

2/06/15

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is proud to announce that 3D Maryland is launching a new series of instructional programs designed to train interested users on the technologies involved in 3D printing and additive manufacturing.

Epitaxial Technologies Poised for Growth in Howard County

2/03/15

Howard County Economic Development Authority today announced a $250,000 Catalyst Loan for Epitaxial Technologies, LLC. The three year loan will be used to expand the company’s operations and support the development of Epitaxial’s optical sensor technology.

3D Maryland Launches Engineer-in-Residence Program for Innovation + Prototyping Lab

1/26/15

Howard County Economic Development Authority today announced the appointment of Sharon Brackett, CEO/President Tiresias Technologies as Engineer-in-Residence at the 3D Maryland Innovation + Prototyping Lab in Columbia, MD.

Annie’s Project Produces New Farmers

12/15/14

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and the University of Maryland Extension-Howard County are recruiting for the 2015 class of Annie’s Project. The program focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state.

County Executive Ulman Announces that Ellicott City Has Been Named Main Street Maryland Community

11/17/14

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman today announced that Ellicott City has been designated a Main Street Maryland Community, making it eligible for financial and planning resources from the State of Maryland. The designation was announced by Maryland Department of House and Community Development Acting Secretary Clarence Snuggs during a ceremony at the Howard County Welcome Center.

Cyber Security Educators Headed to Howard County

11/04/14

Howard County is set to host site the 2014 National Initiative Cyber Education Conference (NICE) on November 5-6, 2014. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is leading the NICE initiative, working with more than 20 federal departments and agencies and with industry and academia to ensure coordination, cooperation, focus, public engagement, technology transfer and sustainability. The aim is to accelerate the Nation’s ability to introduce and inspire the next generation to pursue the key skills needed to drive our cybersecurity and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) future.

Howard County Economic Development Authority Expands Role of Tech Council Executive Director

11/04/14

Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) Chief Executive Officer Lawrence F. Twele announced today that Patrick Wynn, Executive Director for the Howard Tech Council (HTC), has been named Vice President for Technology Strategy and Business Development.

Executive Ulman Leads “Wall Breaking” at Columbia Flier Building; Future Home of the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship

10/15/14

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman today led other county officials and business leaders in a ceremonial “wall breaking” at the iconic Columbia Flier building. The event marks the start of renovations that will transform the property into the future home of the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE).

Executive Ulman and Council Chairman Ball Announce Reimagined Future for Long Reach Village Center

10/13/14

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and Howard County Council Chairperson Calvin Ball today celebrated the launch of efforts to improve and redevelop the Long Reach Village Center and announced future plans.