Maryland Tech Council Establishes Business Continuity Task Force to Help Maryland Tech and Life Sciences Companies Affected by COVID-19

For Immediate Release Maryland Tech Council Establishes Business Continuity Task Force to Help Maryland Tech and Life Sciences Companies Affected by COVID-19   Frederick, Maryland, May 21, 2020 — The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) announces today the formation of its Business Continuity Task Force to assist tech and life science entrepreneurs in Maryland who are navigating…

#BetterTogether The Heart of Maryland

#BetterTogether The Heart of Maryland During this challenging time, we’re seeing an impressive number of member companies joining forces throughout the state—to work alongside each other to combat the pandemic. You are the heart of what makes the state of Maryland unique. To acknowledge and celebrate this, we’ve created a special badge that we are…

Maryland Booms in the BioCapital Hotbed

Maryland Booms in the BioCapital Hotbed As the BioCapital Hotbed continues to grow, the state of Maryland is seeing a boom in life sciences employment as multiple companies build out manufacturing facilities in the state. Last year, Kite Pharma, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences, broke ground on their Frederick, Maryland facility that will significantly expand the company’s ability to…

Maryland Tech Council Announces the Finalists for the Industry Awards Celebration

Maryland Tech Council Announces the Finalists for the Industry Awards Celebration Winners to be Revealed May 13 at the Industry Awards Celebration FREDERICK, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Maryland Tech Council (MTC) has announced the finalists for its annual Industry Awards Celebration (IAC). Winners will be revealed at a celebration on May 13, 2020 at the Bethesda North…

Week Ending February 14, 2020

The bill deadlines have passed. As of today, legislators have introduced approximately 2,633 bills: 1,030 Senate bills and 1,603 House bills. There were a number of tech and tax related bills heard this week. On Thursday, the House Ways & Means Committee held hearings on more than a dozen tax bills will either a direct…

Week Ending February 7, 2020

Legislators have introduced approximately 2,573 bills, with 1,567 House bills and 1,006 Senate bills introduced so far. Below are the meetings and bill hearings that were held last week. On Tuesday, the House Ways & Means Committee held a hearing on House Bill 185: Commission on Tax Policy, Reform, and Fairness, which would require the Commission to…

Maryland Tech Council Expands to Frederick to Create Larger Footprint in State of Maryland

Maryland Tech Council Expands to Frederick to Create Larger Footprint in State of Maryland Forming Workforce Coalition in Frederick to address issues tied to attracting and retaining human capital Coordinating with Universities at Shady Grove to establish its Montgomery County offices Launched “We are Here” Campaign to Emphasize Reach and Impact Throughout the State Frederick,…

Week Ending January 31, 2020

Monday, February 3rd is the Senate introduction date. Senate bills introduced after this date are referred to the Senate Rules Committee. There has been an uptick in the rate of bills introduced. It will continue to rise until the House introduction date on Friday, February 7th. Tuesday, January 28, 2020: The House Ways & Means…