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REDI’s “Thankful For” Top 10

‘Tis the season to be grateful and to take stock of everything that makes Rockville such a great place to be thankful for.  Here’s our Top 10 Reasons why we’re…

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Commercial Broker Breakfast Coming Soon

Join Rockville Economic Development, Inc. as we celebrate the dealmakers that contribute to the CIty’s vibrant business community and promote connections with local service providers that are critical to completing transactions. Our Commercial Broker Breakfast,…

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Rockville Biz Academy is Back!

The Rockville Business Academy offers a FREE “How to” for Doing Business in the City. Rockville business owners, managers and leaders – and those interested in starting a business in the city –…

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October- Not Just About Pumpkin Latte’s

If you didn’t know, October is the Small Business Administration’s National Women’s Small Business Month.  Let’s talk about it.  Maybe you have some questions.   What does that mean, the…

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R2M Event on the 24th

REDI’s annual REDI Resource Meetup (R2M) 2017 is scheduled for October 24 at the Best Western Plus Hotel and you will NOT want to miss it! R2M is our opportunity to celebrate Maryland’s…

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MWBC Anniversary Luncheon Coming

Celebrate women entrepreneurs at the 2nd Annual Maryland Women’s Business Center Awards Luncheon on the 17th. Hear keynote Dr. Maya Rockeymore Cummings, network with local business and community leaders and be…

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Preparing for Guests Like Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia

Did you know that September is the Small Business Administration’s National Preparedness Month?   Good thing, because it’s all over the news.  You can’t avoid it.  Everybody’s talking about it. …

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10 City Companies Make Inc. 5000

Rockville continues to be a great place to build your business as we have 10 local companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 list. They include BarnAllen Technologies,Ripple Effect Communications,BETAH Associates,United Solutions,TISTA…

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What’s Up at the MWBC?

This summer has been action-packed for Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) with the launch of new programming and our 14th annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition in full swing!  …

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LAC Federal Wins Library of Congress Contract

LAC Federal, a provider of mission-critical  library, information, and knowledge management services for the U.S. government, has won a contract from the Library of Congress Music Division to archive an…

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Emmes Ranked as Top Area Workplace

The Emmes Corporation announced that it was selected as one of the best places to work in the greater Washington area.  The Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces list ranked private,…

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REDI Celebrates 20 Years of Rockville’s Economic Development

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) recently celebrated its 20th anniversary by hosting a business luncheon at Lakewood Country Club. One of the highlights of the event was the premiere of…

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REDI Celebrating 20 Years with Luncheon

Join us at a special luncheon to celebrate our accomplishments, recognize key contributors and partners, and preview Rockville’s economic future.  During the luncheon, we will premiere our 20th Anniversary video…

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Rockville on Best Cities for Young Professionals List

Forbes has come out with a new list of the best cities for young professional post-college and Rockville is in the top 20! Using the following metrics crucial to recent…

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Montgomery Hospice Claims Leadership Montgomery Award

Leadership Montgomery will hold its annual Celebration of Leadership in June and has named Rockville’s own Montgomery Hospice as the recipient of the The Nonprofit Impact Award.  This award recognizes…

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Emmes’ COO Recognized for Eye Disease Research

The Emmes Corporation today announced that Dr. Paul VanVeldhuisen, chief operating officer and principal investigator, co‐authored a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study…

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Two Rockville Companies Up for Incubator Award

Twenty-one of the State’s leading incubator companies have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards. The team from BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) is…

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Five Rockville Companies Named Award Finalists

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC), Maryland’s largest technology trade association, has announced the finalists for its 29th Annual Industry Awards. Winners will be revealed at a celebration on June 1,…

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WorkSource Montgomery Aims to Connect Kids with Careers

WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. invites the business community to participate in the innovative Summer R.I.S.E. (Real Interesting Summer Experience) program by providing career development opportunities to rising juniors and seniors in Montgomery County Public Schools.   Become a Sponsor and a…

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Champions Oncology Opening Lab Facility

Champions Oncology, Inc., a company engaged in the development and sale of advanced technology solutions and products to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced plans for…

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Standard Solar Completes Parking Garage Canopy

Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of commercial solar electric systems nationwide, announces the completion of a 708 kilowatt (kW) solar project…

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Companies Wanted! Join Business Appreciation Week

The 2017 edition of Rockville Business Appreciation Week (BAW) is April 3rd-7th, which is when REDI visits 50+ companies to thank them for doing business in the city and connect…

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Health Data Portal Aids Spinal Cord Rehab

Get Real Health broadened its patient scope by developing a pilot program for MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (MedStar NRH) targeted at improving access to health data for patients with spinal…

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Avendra Claims Green Supply Chain Award

Avendra, North America’s leading procurement services provider serving the hospitality industry, announced today it has been named a recipient of the SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2016.  The award…

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Rockville Companies Make Fastest Growing List

Coming in at #11 and #411 respectively, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Credible Behavioral Health Software earned coveted spots on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500 list. The annual list ranks the…

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ReveraGen Agrees to New In-License

Rockville’s own ReveraGen BioPharma, Inc., a Rockville Innovation Center tenant, granted an option to in-license vamorolone to Swiss company Actelion Ltd.  This agreement marks the first tech transfer out of…

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Supernus Tops Fastest-Growing List

With a nearly 500% average annual increase in revenue since 2013, Supernus Pharmaceuticals easily topped the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies list in 2016. Founded in 2005, the Rockville-based company…

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Rexahn Announces U.S. Patent

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has been issued a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) covering RX-21101 for the targeted delivery of docetaxel directly into…

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NIKA Wins Veterans Affairs’ Contract

NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, was recently awarded a $1M contract to design the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA)…

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Motionsoft Raises $6M in Expansion Capital

Motionsoft, the leader in software, payment processing, and back office support services for the fitness, health and wellness markets today announced the closing of its Series C funding round. The…

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IDT Biologika Wins Major Contract

IDT Biologika, a globally integrated manufacturer of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals, with over 1600 employees worldwide, announces today that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the office of…

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CosmosID Partners with Cancer Moonshoot Initiative

CosmosID announced participation in Vice President Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot, which aims to accelerate progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer. CosmosID will provide access to its automated bioinformatics platform, MetaGenID, for five…

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KNG Health Receives First Expansion Grant

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) and the City of Rockville are pleased to announce that KNG Health Consulting is the first recipient of a grant from the Business Expansion Fund,…

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Supernus Announces Positive Clinical Trial Results

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, today announced positive topline results from its Phase IIb…

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VariQ CEO Honored as Small Business Leader

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce selected Ben Edson, Founder and CEO of Rockville-based VariQ Corporation, as the Small Business Leader of the Year Award Winner. Ben will be recognized…

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Microfocus Adds to Acquisition List

Micro Focus, a U.K.-based enterprise software company with U.S. headquarters in Rockville, announced the acquisition of GWAVA, Inc., a worldwide leader in Enterprise Information Archiving (EIA). The transaction extends Micro Focus’s rapidly…

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Aeras Launches Website to Advance TB Vaccine

Aeras, a nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to the development of new TB vaccines, has launched the AerasSHARE Biorepository, a new website to allow researchers from other organizations to access…

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REDI Awards Rockin’ Companies for EDW

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) and over 100 local business owners and leaders filled the Best Western Plus Rockville to network and honor standout businesses during the 3rd Annual REDI…

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IDT Biologika Celebrates Anniversary

IDT Biologika, a globally integrated manufacturer of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals, announces today the one-year anniversary celebration of its first U.S. contract manufacturing facility in Rockville, Maryland. The state-of-the-art facility offers…

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Supernus Receives FDA Approval

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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Micro Focus Merges with HP’s Software Business

Micro Focus, a U.K.-based enterprise software company with U.S. headquarters in Rockville, recently announced its intent to merge with HP Enterprises’ Software Business Segment in a transaction valued at approximately…

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REDI & MWBC Receive $100,000 Grant from Coca-Cola Foundation

Today, The Coca-Coca Foundation has awarded Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) a grant of $100,000 to support the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC). Empowering women to thrive is a worldwide…

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Innovation Center Grad Launches Night Vision Device

Bertin Corp., a recent Rockville Innovation Center graduate and the US subsidiary of Bertin Technologies, a French engineering company, is pleased to present its brand new FusionSight Night Vision Device….

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7 Rockville Companies Make Fastest-Growing List

Earlier this week Inc. Magazine announced their list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, which featured seven companies based in the City of Rockville. The magazine…

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REDI In Search of “Rockin” Companies in City

REDI’s annual REDI Resource Meetup (R2M) 2016 is scheduled for September 22 at the Best Western Plus Hotel and we are gearing up for a great event! One highlight is…

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MWBC’s StartRight! 2016 Pick Your Pitch is ON!

Voting–not just for November anymore! Now in its thirteenth year, the StartRight! Business Plan Competition for Women Entrepreneurs is REDI and MWBC’s annual search for up-and-coming businesses run by women…

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Speak Agent Wins New NSF Grant

The  National Science Foundation awarded a two-year Phase II SBIR grant to Speak Agent of Rockville that will fund further R/R&D on their new digital platform for English Language Learners (ELLs). It…

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Montgomery County Wants Your Feedback

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is asking the business community to provide feedback on County services by completing an online Business Survey. Mr. Leggett has kicked off the Excellence in…

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Get Real Health Develops Canadian Pilot Program

Get Real Health furthered its mission of empowering patients across the globe, by developing a pilot program for eHealth Saskatchewan targeted at improving access to health data for residents of the…

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REDI Adds Incentive Program

The City of Rockville recently approved a program to financially help businesses move to Rockville,  and those already here, expand.  Check out all the info in our recent blog.  …

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Research Court Building with 90% Occupancy Acquired

One Research Court, a 113,620 square foot office building in Rockville has been acquired by a joint venture of Alex Brown Realty, Inc. and Washington Property Company. Financing for the acquisition…

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REDI Starts New Program to Award DealMakers

REDI has announced a new program to recognize leasing activity that contributes to Rockville’s vibrant business community, and is looking for the most newsworthy commercial real estate transactions taking place in the…

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Supernus Head Named CEO of the Year

Jack Khattar, President and CEO of Supernus Pharmaceuticals, was named Life Science CEO of the Year by  The Tech Council of Maryland, the state’s largest technology trade association, during its…

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Duball Wins MEDA Award

Local developer Duball LLC was awarded the Maryland Economic Devleopment Association (MEDA) Economic Development Project of the Year Award for its impact on the City of Rockville by transforming the…

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Chevo Wins 5-Year, $38M DOL Contract

Chevo Consulting, LLC (Chevo), a provider of Strategic, Portfolio, Project, and Financial Management consulting services, has been awarded the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OFCO),…

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Breezio Partners with BioTreks

Rockville based Breezio has announced a partnership with BioTreks to provide high school synthetic biology students the experience of writing and evaluating scientific research papers and sharing their own ideas,…

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Rockville StartUps Get TEDCO $

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced that 17 companies have received over $1.7 million in funding from the organization’s Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) and Cyber Security Investment Fund (CIF)in…

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The Stories at Congressional Plaza Opens

The Stories at Congressional Plaza, a new boutique apartment community with an emphasis on well-being, is now open and accepting leases. This 48-unit community, developed by Federal Realty Investment Trust…

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BAE Scores $75M Navy Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced that Rockville based BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc.is being awarded a $75,320,272  contract for up to 1,075,200 man-hours of technical and…

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IRS Awards Chevo $9 Million Contract

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) awarded Chevo Consulting, LLC (Chevo), a provider of Strategic, Portfolio, Project, and Financial Management consulting services, the competitively solicited TIPSS-4 MBOSS Enterprise PMO (EPMO) Project…

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Duball LLC Wins 2016 MEDA Award for Upton & Cambria Development

The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) announced the recipients of the 2016 MEDA Awards, which celebrate the people, projects and programs bringing economic vitality to Maryland. Nominated by REDI, local…

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Relevant Health Hosts Cohort Demo Day

At its first Demo Day, Relevant Health, a health technology startup accelerator in Rockville,  hosted a group of more than 150 investors, industry leaders and top technology company representatives to experience first-hand…

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Four Rockville Companies Make Final Cut for Tech Council Industry Awards

The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association, today announced the finalists for its 28th Annual Industry Awards. Winners will be revealed at a celebration on May…

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Rockville Town Square Launches Beer and Wine Dinner Pairing Series on March 9th

Nine restaurants, each with their own international flair in Rockville Town Square, will host Craft Beer and Wine Dinner Pairings each second Wednesday of the month through December with the…

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REDI’s BAW Off to Great Start

Rockville Business Appreciation Week is a go and Monday’s agenda included ambassador teams visits to City companies, Centeva, Beghou Consulting, Brightview Fallsgrove, Cordia Partners, ISG Solutions, and Gemini Title & Escrow….

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Triumfant Receives Two Global Excellence Awards

Triumfant, a Rockville headquartered enterprise endpoint security provider, announced that its endpoint security solution, AtomicEye was recognized as a Bronze winner forEndpoint Security and a Gold winner for Security Products…

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Choice Hotels Named Best Franchise

10 Best Franchise recently released its list of the top ten businesses in the best hotel franchise business. The latest list gives the first place award to Choice Hotels in…

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Rockville’s Nexercise Wins Shark Tank

Rockville Business Innovation Center’s Nexercise COO and CEO, Greg Coleman and Ben Young, appeared on a recent episode of ABC television network’s show “Shark Tank”, pitched their latest phone app,…

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BHI Awarded Dept of Commerce Grant to Expand Program

Rockville’s BioHealth Innovation was awarded $495K from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the EDA’s 2015 Regional Innovation Strategies program to expand its venture commercialization model.  This is part of…

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REDI Wants to Appreciate You!

REDI’s annual Rockville Business Appreciation Week is next month and we want to see what your company is working on in 2016. Each year we visit over 50 local companies to “take…

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MORI Associates Awarded NASA Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to Rockville based MORI Associates, Inc. for information technology and external communications services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The Communications, Outreach, Multimedia…

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GenArraytion Self Funds Development of Zika Test

Rockville based GenArraytion, Inc. announced  that it self-funded the development of the first commercially available polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based molecular test to identify the Zika virus, a fever-causing disease transmitted by…

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REDI Releases 2015 Annual Report

Despite some challenges in 2015, Rockville’s economy continued to grow with several notable events including the opening of the Cambria Hotel & Suites in Rockville Town Center, the corporate relocation…

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CosmosID Raises $6M in Funding

CosmosID, a Rockville-based genomic big data company said it has raised $6 million in its second round of funding. Applied Value Group led the round, which the company will use…

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BHI’s Bendis Appointed to LSAB

Rich Bendis, President and CEO of Rockville’s BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), was recently appointed to serve on Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board (LSAB). He is one of 16…

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REDI In Search Of Companies to Appreciate

REDI’s Annual Business Appreciation Week (BAW) is coming up March 7 – 11. Each year we visit over 50 of our Rockville companies and “take the pulse” of how their business is…

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Sucampo Announces Exclusive Collaboration with CPP

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced an option and collaboration agreement under which Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPP) has granted Sucampo the sole option to acquire an exclusive license to commercialize…

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More Growth for Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. , with headquarters and a hotel in Rockville,  announced it has signed an agreement to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites at Arundel Mills in Hanover, expected…

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Get Real Health Tapped to Provide Health Data to Swedish

The Swedish Government selected Rockville’s own Get Real Health to provide its citizens with a national health data platform.     Swedish citizens will be introduced to an electronic personal…

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Accelovance Acquires Clinquest

Rockville based Accelovance, Inc.  a global contract research organization  focusing in oncology, vaccines, and general medicine clinical research; announced it has acquired Clinquest, Inc. and Clinquest Services BV.  With offices in…

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Rockville Holiday Toy Drive is On

The annual Rockville Holiday Drive has begun with the City Community Services Division collecting and distributing toys and gifts in December to hundreds of children and families in Rockville.     You can…

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Supernus Ranked Top 5 of Fast 500

Rockville based Supernus Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology firm developing drugs for neurology and psychiatry, is the highest-ranked local company in the newly released 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking…

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Accelovance Allies with FHI 360

Rockville based Accelovance, Inc. (Accelovance), a global contract research organization (CRO) focusing in Oncology, Vaccines, and General Medicine and FHI 360, a global nonprofit organization with CRO capabilities focusing on…

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Relevant Health Accelerator Announces 1st Roster of StartUps

Relevant Health, a health technology startup accelerator located in Rockville’s VisArts Center, welcomes its inaugural class. The selected startups come to Relevant Health from Bethesda, Rockville, Washington, DC, Baltimore, New York City, and…

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Adventure Theatre Wins the EXCEL Award

Michael J. Bobbitt and Adventure Theatre MTC were recognized on October 21st by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as the 2015 winner of the Gelman Rosenberg and Freedman EXCEL Award. Michael and…

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NIKA and CMR Rockin’ Rockville at R2M

Maryland Economic Development Week in Rockville saw the 2nd Annual REDI Resource Meetup (R2M) event take place at the Best Western Plus Hotel & Suites. With over 100 attendees, and 14…

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FRIT Receives Award of Excellence from NAIOP

Federal Realty Investment Trust was given an Award of Excellence by the DC|MD Chapter of NAIOP for the Pike & Rose development. NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the…

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Avendra Acquires BuyEfficient

Avendra, a leading procurement services provider located in Rockville, and serving the lodging and hospitality industries, announced that effective immediately it has acquired BuyEfficient, an online purchasing program dedicated to serving…

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Economic Development Week in MD

The week of September 28 – October 2 is Economic Development Week in Maryland. Economic Development Week’s goal is to emphasize to the general public the importance of economic development…

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Accelovance in Partnership with MN Non-Profit

Rockville based Accelovance, Inc.,  a global contract research organization focusing in oncology, vaccines, and general medicine and the Midwest Melanoma Partnership  a non-profit organization dedicated to improving therapies for patients…

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Rockville in Top 20 Best Places to Live

According to Livability.com, Rockville has landed once again in the Top 20 of best places to live in the United States.  This year the City ranks number 17, in between…

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2nd Annual Rockin in Rockville Award – Nominate Your Company Today!

We all know there are some great companies in Rockville and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. is highlighting one of these companies this month. It’s the second annual Rockin’ in Rockville…

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Economic Development Week in Maryland

The Maryland Economic Development Association’s (MEDA)  Economic Development Week will take place September 28 – October 2 this year.  This annual event was created to emphasize to the general public…

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BHI’s Relevant Health Named Leading Startup

Rockville’s own BioHealth Innovation’s Relevant Health, a recently launched health technology startup accelerator focused on bringing products to market, participated in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Second Annual Growth Accelerator…

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Stanford Grill Comes to Rockville

The second location of Stanford Grill will open in Rockville in late September, bringing the upscale casual American fare to 2000 Tower Oaks Blvd. The first spot from Blueridge Restaurant…

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VariQ Brings More Jobs to Rockville

Cybersecurity company VariQ Corp. will relocate its Maryland operations to a larger space in Rockville and add 250 jobs, more than doubling its workforce over the next five years. VariQ…

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New Retail Announced for Rockville Town Center

More choices for hoppy libations are coming to the new Cambria Hotels & Suites in Rockville! World of Beer is scheduled to join Rockville Town Center in the next several weeks,…

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Breezio Comes to Rockville

Rockville is home to a new startup, Breezio, that launched a cloud-based platform designed to help researchers more effectively collaborate on health projects. After two years of R&D, the company…

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Capital Bank Makes Top Lists

Capital Bank, N.A. has been recognized as one of the top-performing banks in the U.S. With assets totaling up to $2 billion, Capital Bank, a Rockville bank, has been ranked…

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Aeras and IDT Announce Partnership

Aeras and IDT Biologika annouced a strategic partnership that includes the acquisition of Aeras Biopharmaceutical Development Center’s (BDC) manufacturing facility by IDT. Aeras is a non-profit biotech organization, located in…

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Coakley HQ Now in Rockville

Coakley Realty, a full-service real estate firm that has for years helped The Victoria Condominium Building in Rockville Town Center secure tenants, has purchased the entire condo building, which now…

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Mortgage Master Expands With Rockville Branch Opening

“We’re very excited to open our newest branch in the Rockville market, and we expect it will become an anchor location for further expansion in the region,” said president of…

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REDI ED Awarded Re-Certification

Laurie Boyer, Executive Director of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI), has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).  Ms. Boyer first achieved Certified Economic Developer designation in…

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MWBC Seeking Business Counselor/Trainer

The Maryland Women’s Business Center is taking applications for the position of Business Counselor/Trainer for Montgomery County.       Job description: TITLE: Business Counselor/Trainer, Montgomery County ACCOUNTABILITY:   Reports to the…

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Rockville on Top 10 List of Places to Live

Rockville has been named a Top 10 Best City for Families, 2015 by Livability.com. We’ve always known how great we are as a community, but it’s always nice when that…

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Taste of Rockville Volunteers Needed

The Rockville Chamber needs your help in selling food tickets at the Taste of Rockville, part of Hometown Holidays. Held the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, Hometown Holidays…

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Montgomery Community Media Hosting #DITL

Montgomery Community Media is preparing for the third annual, “Day in the Life of Montgomery County,” which is set for Wednesday, April 22. MCM invites local shutterbugs, professional and amateur…

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Rockville Chamber Seeks President and CEO

The Rockville Chamber of Commerce is seeking applications for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer.   Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Search@RockvilleChamber.org. The President and…

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10th Annual BAW a Success!

During the week of March 9-13, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) board members and staff were joined by  the City’s Mayor, Council and Senior Staff and Rockville Chamber of Commerce…

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Montgomery County TechBreakfast Event on February 24, 2015

In September 2014, Montgomery County became the newest location for the “TechBreakfast Meetup” that hosts events across Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia as well as locations around the country.  At this monthly…

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State of the City Address – The City That Energizes

Last Thursday, Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton presented the State of the City Address: “Rockville: The City That Energizes.” at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville. In her address she spoke to…

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Newman leaving Leadership Montgomery

Reprinted from Gazette.net By Ryan Marshall Staff Writer Esther Newman, CEO of Leadership Montgomery, said she plans to “re-wire,” not retire, when she leaves the Rockville nonprofit in September. As Esther…

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County officials hear economic development strategies

As posted online in MyEasternShoreMD.com by Josh Bollinger – jbollinger@stardem.com CAMBRIDGE — County officials sat in Wednesday Jan. 7 during the Maryland Association of Counties Winter Conference in Cambridge to listen about what…

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REDI Partner Event: Maryland SBIR Conference 2015

The first Maryland SBIR Conference is on January 9th at JHU Montgomery College Campus! Learn How to Get Seed Funding Investment for Your Business from the Government!  Improve your Federal…

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MMG Names Helen West President, Ann Kottcamp as COO

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MMG, a global full-service patient recruitment group that is part of Ketchum, today announced the appointment of Helen West to president, effective Jan….

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Montgomery County Launches Grant Program to Support Life Sciences Growth

As published by Baltimore CityBizList at http://goo.gl/u1FxSU The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) has launched a new program aimed at strengthening the Life Sciences industry within the County. Life…

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Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Participates in Economic Development Week – October 26-31, 2014

Rockville, MD – In an effort to recognize and reaffirm the importance of business development locally and statewide, the week of October 26, 2014 has been identified by the Maryland…

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Community Members Wanted for Rockville Television Project

‘Our Town’ Production Seeks Video of Community People, Places and Events Rockville, Md., Oct. 27–The production of “Our Town–Rockville,” a Maryland Public Television (MPT) documentary, is giving community members a…

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Business Spotlight: Pigtails & Crewcuts

What year was the business founded? The Pigtails & Crewcuts franchise was founded 10 years ago and is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary. Pigtails & Crewcuts– Rockville in located in…

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REDI/MWBC Event: REDI Resource Meet-Up 2014

Don’t miss out on this networking happy hour. Meet Rockville business owners and learn more about the resources available to your business. Some of our resource partners in attendance will…

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Rockville startup creates platform and app for journalists

As reported by ALLYSON JACOB on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014  Openreporter, a new platform built in Rockville, Md., for journalists, citizens and subject matter experts to collaborate on news, has soft launched….

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Pick the Pitch and Make Ideas a Reality!

Vote for your favorite business plan pitch from the StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition Semifinalists. Click here to watch each of the eight 30-second pitch videos and cast your vote…

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Peter Chang’s Rockville Restaurant Opens Next Year

Adapted from a post on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, by Missy Frederick Huge news for Maryland today — it’s official that renowned Virginia chef Peter Chang, who has some of the most devoted…

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The Power Conference: Women Doing Business

Celebrating its 5th year, The Power Conference, which is designed to promote business development for women in business through networking, education and marketing opportunities, is being hosted this month in North…

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Rap Highlights Rockville

Earlier this summer Youtube user “Rockville Slim” posted a rap video in tribute to his home city, Rockville, MD. The song is a response to the popular group R.E.M.’s song…

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CoFoundersLab merges with RockThePost to create Onevest

 CoFoundersLab has merged with NYC-based RockThePost to create a new company called Onevest! As we enter this new chapter for our company, I think this presents a good chance to reflect…

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Route 66 Ventures Announces $10 Million Series B Investment in Motionsoft

Route 66 Ventures, LLC, announced a $10 million investment in Motionsoft, a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and payment solutions in the health and wellness industry. Route 66 Ventures, a…

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June 2014 – Rockville Works for Me

In June, Rockville Works for Me ad campaign in the Gazette featured two local businesses. The first ad appeared in the June 6th edition of the Gazette. The ad featured Ben…

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Rockville Rocks Low Unemployment Rate

Located only 12 miles outside Washington, DC and home to thousands of businesses, it is no surprise the City of Rockville is a hot spot for economic growth. Where there is…

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Rockville Businesses Win Four Small Business Awards

The 2nd Annual Montgomery County Small Business Awards was held last month with four Rockville companies taking home 4 awards. The event featured 11 categories, with awards presented to local Montgomery County…

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Register now for the Rockville Commercial Broker B2B Industry Event!

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. is hosting a breakfast for commercial brokers.  The event will take place on May 14, 2014 from 8:00 – 10:30 AM at the Glenview Mansion. Though…

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March 2014 – Rockville Works for Me

In March, Rockville Works for Me ad campaign in the Gazette featured two local businesses. The first ad appeared in the March 14 edition of the Gazette.  The ad featured local…

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Top Five Employment Action Items for 2014

As published by Articles & Issues from McMillan Metro By Ginny Cascio on 03/21/2014 With Spring upon us, it is a great time to review your employment practices, ensure compliance with any new laws,…

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REDI Teams Visit 51 Companies During 9th Annual “Business Appreciation Week”

Rockville, MD – During the week of March 10-14, the Rockville, MD Mayor and Council joined Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) board members and staff, Rockville Chamber of Commerce board…

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Rockville’s Ninth Annual Business Appreciation Week Set For March 10-14, 2014.

Mayor, City Council, and Other Leaders to Visit 50+ Local Businesses Rockville, Md., February 24, 2014 – The Rockville Mayor and City Council, in coordination with Rockville Economic Development, Inc….

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Business Appreciation Week – March 10-14, 2014

Business Appreciation Week 2014 is March 10- 14, 2014 and we want to visit YOU!Every year, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) holds Business Appreciation Week to visit local businesses in Rockville and…

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January 2014 Events

REDI/MWBC Events  Orientation to MWBC and Small Business Resources – January 10, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Meet the staff of the MWBC to learn about the resources in the community…

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Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Announces New Team Members

Rockville, MD – Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announces the addition of two new staff members to their team.  Alicia McLeod joined the organization as the Business Development Manager.  In…

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Maryland Women’s Business Center Designated a SBA Women’s Business Center

Rockville, MD – The Maryland Women’s Business Center and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announce the award of a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Women’s…

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StartRight! Women’s Business Plan 2013 Winners Announced

Silver Spring’s Mercaris Captures Top Prize Rockville, MD – The Maryland Women’s Business Center and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced the winners of the 10th annual StartRight! Women’s Business…

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EMMES Corporation Signs 10-Year Lease For Nearly 100,000 Square Feet

Rockville, MD – The EMMES Corporation recently announced the signing of a 10-year lease at its current headquarters at 401 North Washington Street in Rockville. Located in Rockville’s Town Center,…

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