Press Releases and Blog

For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Zachary Jones at 410-313-0843 or at zjones@hceda.org.

  • Maryland Innovation Center Launches New World 2.0 Site as an Ongoing COVID-19 Recovery Resource for Businesses

    Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    The Maryland Innovation Center (MIC), powered by Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), launched its new World 2.0 site (www.worldversiontwo.com) dedicated to providing thought leadership and insight for organizations who are seeking recovery and stability in a post-COVID-19 landscape. Since the onset of COVID-19, businesses have been consumed with response efforts and the retention of their employees. […]
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  • Atlantic Data Forensics Provides Digital Forensics/Incident Response Services to US-based Healthcare Organizations

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    In response to an unprecedented increase in ransomware and data breach activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic Data Forensics, Inc. has announced that they will provide Digital Forensics/Incident Response (DFIR) services to US-based healthcare organizations and first responders whose COVID-19 related patient care and other frontline systems have been compromised by cybercriminal activity. During this […]
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  • BLOG: American Bully Manufacturing Designs Reusable Respirators for First Responders & Health Care Professionals

    Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    American Bully Manufacturing, located in Annapolis Junction, has designed a reusable, breathable  respirator for frontline law enforcement, military, and healthcare professionals. As a small product development company, American Bully wanted to respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic and find an innovative way to help the community. Their goal was to make a difference by developing a viable solution […]
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  • BLOG: Insight180 Partners with Local Church to Make Face Masks for Health Care and Essential Workers

    Friday, April 24, 2020

    Based in Old Ellicott City, brand and consulting design firm Insight180, has been working with local church Glen Mar United Methodist to make face masks for local health care and essential workers to protect themselves during their shift when not in direct contact with patients. Having been affected by the Ellicott City floods in 2016 […]
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  • BLOG: MCI Resident Company, HawkEye MedTech’s Telemedicine App Helping to Reduce COVID-19 Spread

    Monday, April 20, 2020

    As a Maryland Innovation Center resident company, HawkEye MedTech has launched their new app, TotalCare. This app is designed for healthcare professionals to have virtual appointments with sick patients who cannot make it into the doctor’s office due to their symptoms or fear of spreading their illness. Since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, more […]
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  • Blog: Elkridge-based, Saval Foodservice Aiding Locals During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Thursday, April 16, 2020

    Saval Foodservice has stayed busy during the COVID19 pandemic by opening their warehouse to the public. They have created an online store where people can order food and non-food items and come pick them up hours later at their Elkridge, MD location. This online shopping option and access to the warehouse has helped tremendously as […]
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  • HCEDA and German Cyber Security Council to Sign MOU to Create Cybersecurity Exchange Platform

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    COLUMBIA, MD (February 24, 2020) – Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) and Cyber-Sicherheitsrat Deutschland e.V (CSD) will sign a memorandum of understanding establishing a cybersecurity exchange platform between U.S. and German industry, academia, and government. CSD, referred to as the German Cyber Security Council in English, was established to support German businesses, government agencies, […]
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  • Red Alpha Establishes New Headquarters in Columbia Gateway

    Wednesday, February 19, 2020

    Red Alpha CEO Daniel Ra, CTO Dennis Park, and COO Tom Shelly were joined by Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and HCEDA CEO Larry Twele on February 13 to open the company’s new facility in Columbia. Expanding from their original Hanover location, the space in Columbia Gateway will serve as the new Red Alpha headquarters. […]
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  • Marra Forni Opens New Facility in Howard County

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020

    HCEDA CEO Larry Twele joined Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and the Marra Forni team on February 6, to celebrate the opening of the company’s new facility in Elkridge and tour the 25,000 square-foot building. The new space will allow Marra Forni to expand and add approximately 50 new jobs. “We’re very pleased that Marra […]
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  • HCEDA hosts the County Executive’s Tech Leaders Breakfast at the Innovation Center

    Wednesday, December 11, 2019

    On Monday, December 9th, HCEDA hosted the County Executive’s Tech Leaders Breakfast at the Innovation Center to provide C-level Howard County leaders an open forum to share opportunities and challenges faced within the tech community. The program began with County Executive Calvin Ball’s announcement of a new, tech-focused newsletter concentrating on the region’s innovation and […]
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