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2011-07-30 00:01:03

Maryland Among Top States for Black-Owned Businesses, according to Black Enterprise Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development today announced that nine Maryland firms made Black Enterprise Magazine's annual list of Top 100 Largest Black Businesses for 2011, ranking the State third for the most companies on the list. The companies report a combined revenue of $1.5 billion and more than 2,000 employees. Among the Maryland companies...

2011-07-09 00:00:32

Investors seeking a portion of the $8 million available in FY 2012 for the State's popular Biotechnology Investment Incentive Tax Credit submitted more than 180 applications online within three minutes July 1, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) Secretary Christian S. Johansson announced today. The online system was launched last year to make the application process easier and more efficient and eliminate the need for investors and biotech firms to line up in...

2011-05-24 00:00:29

Governor unveils policy proposals to advance knowledge economy, create jobs and build businesses. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Governor Martin O'Malley today unveiled a bold new initiative to increase the business development and commercialization opportunities of the state's space industry at the Maryland Space Business Roundtable in Greenbelt. Speaking before over 500 members of the Roundtable, the Governor reinforced the O'Malley-Brown Administration's commitment to this vibrant...

2010-08-24 14:34:00

Applications for FY 2011 awards due September 15(th )at MarylandBioCenter.org BALTIMORE, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Martin O'Malley announced today that State grants are available in Fiscal Year 2011 through the Maryland Biotechnology Center to assist in commercializing promising research, encouraging bio companies to collaborate with academic institutions and expanding biotechnology resources. The Governor also announced that seven Maryland bio companies and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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