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Sheppard Pratt opens Institute for Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Sheppard Pratt announced the opening of its new Institute for Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics, which includes the newly established Center of Excellence for Psilocybin Research and Treatment with support from COMPASS Pathways plc, an international mental health care company. The Institute for Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics is a novel concept, where Sheppard Pratt has brought together its […]

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Ports garners federal funding for rail infrastructure

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will receive $15.6 million from the Federal Railroad Administration Consolidated Rail and Infrastructure Safety Improvements program for its Rail Capacity Modernization Project.  The project will reconstruct and update the Seagirt Marine Terminal’s intermodal rail yard infrastructure and support increased demand for double-stacked trains of containerized cargo to markets […]

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Arundel CFAAC fund awards $182,315 to nonprofits 

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s fund for Anne Arundel recently awarded $182,315 to seven local nonprofits. In just three years, CFAAC has distributed 18 grants to 15 unique nonprofits totaling $536,565 through the Fund for Anne Arundel.   This year, grants made through the FFAA were directed to nonprofits that prioritize the physical, mental, and behavioral health of children […]

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Rams Head, BMI launching Annapolis Songwriters Festival

The inaugural Annapolis Songwriters Festival will be held Sept. 15-17 at venues around Annapolis, including City Dock. The three-day event will feature nationally-known singers and songwriters at ticketed events, as well as free music showcases. The event is modeled after the renowned Key West Songwriters Festival, which is in its 26th year. During the event, […]

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Teachers partner with local businesses to create career pathways

The Maryland Chamber Foundation has launched its 2022 Teacher Externship Program, a unique opportunity for Maryland public high school teachers to be paired with local businesses with the goal of gaining valuable technical and career pipeline knowledge essential to help transition their students into the workforce.  Beginning in July, the program will provide 23 educators […]

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HHMI launches $1.5B Hrabowski Scholars program 

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) launched the Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program to help build a scientific workforce that more fully reflects our increasingly diverse country.  The $1.5 billion program honors UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski III for his decades of leadership in growing and diversifying the pipeline of Ph.D.-level researchers, most prominently through UMBC’s Meyerhoff Scholars Program.  Students who became […]

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TEDCO’s pre-seed Builder Fund invests $150K in AudioOne

Columbia-based TEDCO announced its Builder Fund invested $150,000 in AudioOne, a technology start-up based in Bethesda. TEDCO’s Builder Fund invests in and provides executive support to Maryland-based technology companies run by entrepreneurs who demonstrate economic disadvantage.  AudioOne, founded by Mark McMahon and Antonio Bray, integrates different artificial intelligence platforms to bring its members a more complete, personalized radio listening experience. Its interface ‘learns’ […]

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Cerberus Sentinel acquires Creatrix

Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corp., a cybersecurity consulting and managed services firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz., has completed the acquisition of Creatrix Inc., a woman-owned cybersecurity and information technology company based in Columbia and in Franklin, Tenn. Under the terms of the agreement, Creatrix will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cerberus Sentinel. The company was co-founded byAnna […]

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Funding secured for underground tunnel in Ellicott City

Howard County announced the closing of a $75 million low-interest federal loan to construct a 5,000-foot-long tunnel in Ellicott City, which will be the largest flood mitigation component of the Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan.  The funding was secured through the Environmental Protection Agency’s competitive Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, which provides water […]