Our Members in the News

The Maryland Tech Council is proud of our members, and we are always eager to share their press releases and success stories. If you have news that you want to share with the Maryland Tech Council community, please send a link along with a brief description to Minh Nguyen at minh@mdtechcouncil.com

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Jim Coleman, Prince George’s Co. Economic Development Corp.: ‘Poised for Growth’

If you think the “E" in CEO only stands for “Executive,” you haven't met Jim Coleman.
As President and Chief Executive Officer — or “Chief Excitement Officer,” as he calls himself — of the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the evanescent Coleman serves as the ring-leader of a movement to help attract, retain, and expand businesses in the county.

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Vision Technologies Raises Additional $17,000 in Days to Support Children’s Campaign

Vision Technologies, Inc. (Vision), a leading systems integrator with a strong charitable foundation, supports the local community through programs such as Thanksgiving meals, Angel Tree (Adopt a Family), mentorship programs, and health and wellness programs for kids and families. Last week, the company discovered another opportunity to give back to the community – this time unexpectedly.

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Expert Advisory Firm Adds Biotech Executive Martin Rosendale To Its Growing Mid-Atlantic Partner Team

Expert advisory firm Newport Board Group, LLC continues to expand locally, announcing today the admission of Martin Rosendale, a life sciences entrepreneur and executive as a member of the LLC and Partner in its Mid-Atlantic practice.

Mr. Rosendale brings more than three decades of relevant experience to Newport's expert network, advising emerging growth and lower middle-market companies on a wide range of strategic growth and operational topics. Rosendale has a proven record of driving sustainable results and enhancing enterprise value, with deep experience supporting and leading both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations on critical business issues and bridging the gap between government and private sector practices.

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Epidarex Capital Appoints Three Leading Industry Executives to its Advisory Board

Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and Edinburgh, UK: Epidarex Capital (“Epidarex”), an early-stage, transatlantic life science venture fund, announces the appointment of Dr. William R Sellers, William Burns and Dr. Frank M Armstrong to its advisory board.

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Unleashed Technologies ranked #1 by independent research firm Clutch.co

Clutch.co, an independent research firm based in the nation’s capital, recently announced its selections for 2017 Top Web Design Firms in Baltimore and 2017 Top Web Development Firms in Baltimore/DC and Unleashed Technologies is proud to have been recognized as the number one rated firm in both categories.

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Immunomics Therapeutics, Inc. (ITI) is developing the next generation of life-saving vaccines

Flu season is upon us and the influenza vaccination is the most effective way to protect you and your family from the virus and related complications.

Each year, millions of people are sickened by the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands die. Receiving the vaccine is the first and most important step to protect yourself.

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Mindgrub Wins Design/Dev Firm of the Year at the Baltimore Innovation Awards

Mindgrub has been awarded Baltimore Innovation Week’s Design/Dev Firm of the Year. The Baltimore Innovation Week awards, organized by Technical.ly, are determined by an annual online vote honoring standout performances in tech and innovation in the Baltimore region.

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Eduardo Gimenez Named One of the Retirement Industry's Top Advisors by Financial Times

Rockville, MD – October 12, 2017 – Eduardo Gimenez, an independent financial advisor at Raffa Retirement Services in Rockville, MD, has been recognized by Financial Times, a leading financial industry publication, as one of the 2017 Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors. The list is produced by Financial Times in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of the publication that provides business intelligence on asset management.

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ConverGene Announces Sponsored Research Agreement with MD Anderson

CAMBRIDGE, Md., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ConverGene is pleased to announce that it has entered into a collaboration with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (“MD Anderson”) to characterize ConverGene’s first-in-class dual inhibitor of BET bromodomains and dopamine receptor 2, in ovarian carcinoma

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Snyder Cohn Celebrates 90 Years of Success

Congratulations to Snyder Cohn, PC, on the firm’s 90th anniversary. Founded in 1927, Snyder Cohn provides accounting, tax and business advisory services to business owners and organizations in the Washington, DC Metro area. See www.snydercohn.com for more information.

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StackArmor Earns AWS Security Competency Status

Bethesda, Maryland-based cloud consulting and managed services provider stackArmor has met the requirements for a “Security Competency” designation under an Amazon Web Services partner network.

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Mindgrub is One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work

BALTIMORE, MD — Mindgrub has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2017, the publication’s second annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector.

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Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and 29 Lawyers Honored by Chambers and Partners

BALTIMORE, MD — Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners has once again ranked the firm highly in its 2017 list of leading firms and business lawyers. This year’s recognition includes a record 29 attorneys in 4 states, the District of Columbia and Afghanistan.

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Innovative Machfu Internet of Things Gateway Poised to Facilitate Greater Productivity, Lower Costs for Oil & Gas Industry

GERMANTOWN, MD — As both the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) continue to grow, consumers and companies alike are seeing a wide range of benefits as a result of greater access to real-time data.

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Growing Need for Bioanalytical Services By Clients Results in Second Laboratory Expansion in Two Years for Smithers Avanza

GAITHERSBURG, MD – April 26 , 2017 - Smithers Avanza, a contract research organization supporting the pharmaceutical industry, announced that its Bioanalytical Services Division has completed the second expansion of its bioanalytical laboratory in the last two years. The expansion doubles the size of the Gaithersburg, Maryland lab, which now offers 15,000 square feet of space, and continues the trend of growth in support of client demand for services.

Smithers Avanza plans to celebrate the completed expansion with clients, employees and community friends with an Open House on Wednesday, May 17 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m

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Noble Life Sciences Names Srujana Cherukuri CEO

SYKESVILLE, MD – April 24, 2017 - Noble Life Sciences, a full service, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice)-compliant and non-GLP preclinical contract research organization (CRO), today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Srujana Cherukuri as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective immediately. The board also announced that Dr. Cherukuri is now majority owner of Noble Life Sciences.

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Mindgrub Gears Up for Major Involvement in Light City Baltimore 2017

BALTIMORE, MD March 27, 2017 - Baltimore-based innovation agency, Mindgrub, is getting involved in many aspects of Light City Baltimore this year. Light City will feature a festival of light, music and innovation for 9 days starting on Friday, March 31st and ending on Saturday, April 8th.

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Maryland: The state of research

By Brian Darmody – February 13, 2017

Which state has the nation’s most research-intensive economy? California? Massachusetts? North Carolina?

Actually it’s Maryland. A greater portion of Maryland’s economy comes from private, federal, and university research spending than any state (with the exception of rural New Mexico with its two large federal labs).  But not enough of us recognize that.

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Vision Technologies Awarded Passive Optical Network Installation

GLEN BURNIE, MD, February 7, 2017 – Vision Technologies, Inc. (Vision), a leading network integrator, has been awarded a contract to provide Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) with a Passive Optical Network (PON) infrastructure to support their mission in their new Clinic building in Othello, Washington. CBHA has a strong tradition of expanding access to healthcare services and providing comprehensive and high-quality services to the communities they serve.

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Annapolis and Baltimore’s Own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® Wins A WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

Annapolis, MD – Newlyweds agree: saying “I Do” on the water is the best! Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is named a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for Wedding Venues in the Chesapeake Bay region! Wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners are held on Watermark’s yachts along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. As a Couples’ Choice Awards® winner, Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, the leading global online wedding marketplace comprised of more than 400,000 wedding professionals globally.

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