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.

  • 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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  • HCEDA Hosts Mayor Cho Kwang-Han of Namyangju City, Republic of Korea, for Friendship Exchange City Event

    Friday, November 15, 2019

    November 15th, 2019 –  Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) hosted Mayor Cho Kwang-Han and a delegation of City Council members, officers, and staff from Namyangju City, Republic of Korea. The event also included Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, executive office officials, and the Columbia Association’s International Exchange Program Director. The event follows interest cultivated as […]
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  • HCEDA Welcomes Chuck Bubeck as Executive Director of the Innovation Center

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is excited to welcome Chuck Bubeck as the Executive Director of the Innovation Center. Chuck will bring a new and strategic approach to the activities and programs within the Innovation Center and further accelerate innovation in the region. “Chuck was selected because he possesses the industry experience that is […]
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  • HCEDA Hosts Region on Point: Health Tech Innovation Panel & STRT1UP MD Roadshow at the new Innovation Center @ Howard County

    Friday, November 8, 2019

    Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) hosted the Region on Point: Health Tech Innovation Panel & STRT1UP MD Roadshow in partnership with the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB) and Startup Maryland. The event included a panel discussion from the region’s health tech experts, Startup MD bus pitches, and a happy hour networking session sponsored […]
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  • BLOG: HCEDA Hosts Members of the Maryland House of Delegates, District 13

    Wednesday, October 9, 2019

    Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) hosted members of the Maryland House of Delegates representing Howard County, District 13, on October 4th, 2019 for a guided tour of the newly-renovated Innovation Center @ Howard County led by HCEDA’s CEO, Larry Twele. While visiting, the Howard County Delegation had the opportunity to observe the impact their […]
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  • BLOG: Howard County’s 16th Annual Farm-City Celebration sprang into action last week with the County Executive’s Job Exchange Luncheon

    Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    Howard County’s 16th Annual Farm-City Celebration sprang into action last week with the County Executive’s Job Exchange Luncheon and more than 50 events hosted by Howard County farms and the Howard County Library System. To kick off the celebration, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) co-hosted the annual Job Exchange Luncheon to celebrate the […]
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  • BLOG: Howard County’s 16th Annual Farm-City Celebration Begins!

    Friday, September 20, 2019

    Howard County’s 16th Annual Farm-City Celebration begins on September 21st and will continue through October 6th with a series of events hosted by Howard County farms and the Howard County Library System. Howard County Farm-City is an annual celebration which provides opportunities for engagement between the metropolitan and agricultural communities in Howard County. The Farm-City […]
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