Baltimore tech firms hiring at job fair

Technically Baltimore will host a tech job fair, NET/WORK, Thursday, Feb. 20, at Emerging Technology Center at 101 N. Haven St. in Baltimore. More than 20 businesses, starups and organizations will be available to share information about open positions. Tickets for job seekers are $5 and free for students...
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NIH Implements an SBIR Direct-to-Phase-II Funding Option

On February 5, 2014, the NIH published a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (“FOA”), PAR14-088. See more. If your small business already has research results validating a prototype, the Direct-to-Phase-II award is available to a successful applicant. This FOA eliminates the need for the applicant to propose small prototype/feasibility studies or to achieve interim...
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NIH Implements an SBIR Direct-to-Phase-II Funding Option

On February 5, 2014, the NIH published a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (“FOA”), PAR14-088. Seehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-088.html. If your small business already has research results validating a prototype, the Direct-to-Phase-II award is available to a successful applicant. This FOA eliminates the need for the applicant to propose small prototype/feasibility studies or to achieve interim milestones....
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Don Fry Commentary: Getting beyond MD’s clever budget-balancing tactics

State lawmakers call them “smoke and mirrors.” The state’s top fiscal analyst calls them “mandate-modifying palliatives of a one-time nature.” They’re the budget-balancing tactics that lawmakers in Annapolis deploy in order to address the seemingly chronic series of so-called “structural” deficits our state government has been facing for more...
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19 GBC members named to “Influential Marylanders” list

Nineteen GBC members are included in The Daily Record’s annual “Influential Marylanders” list, published Feb. 3. A combination of The Daily Record’s editorial staff and online nominations created the pool for the 50 eventual Marylanders deemed most influential by the publication. Five winners were chosen for each of the...
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Rawlings-Blake to speak at UNCF luncheon

The UNCF Mayor’s Luncheon on education and workforce development will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will give a presentation on why supporting minority education is critical to achieving a thriving Baltimore economy and national economy at the event presented by the United...
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Rawlings-Blake to speak at UNCF luncheon

The UNCF Mayor’s Luncheon on education and workforce development will be Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will give a presentation on why supporting minority education is critical to achieving a thriving Baltimore economy and national economy at the event presented by the United...
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19 GBC members named to “Influential Marylanders” list

Nineteen GBC members are included in The Daily Record’s annual “Influential Marylanders” list, published Feb. 3. A combination of The Daily Record’s editorial staff and online nominations created the pool for the 50 eventual Marylanders deemed most influential by the publication. Five winners were chosen for each of the...
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Fry, Towson to be focus of Baltimore County meeting

The GBC and legislative agendas and the Towson Redevelopment Project will be discussed at the next Baltimore County Business Advisory Council meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the offices of Trane in Hunt Valley. GBC President and CEO Donald Fry will lead a discussion of the legislative and GBC...
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