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August 6, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Segunda Ronda de Ayuda Financiera para Organizaciones sin Fines de Lucro

La Corporación para el Desarrollo Económico del Condado de Montgomery (MCEDC por sus siglas en inglés) dirigirá una segunda ronda del Programa de Subsidios para Organizaciones sin Fines de Lucro que operan en el condado. A partir del 9 de agosto se reciben las solicitudes hasta el 18 de agosto de 2021. Como lo explica […]

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July 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Grant Applications Close Friday for Nonprofits Focused on Minority Entrepreneurship, STEM Education

Friday is the deadline for Montgomery County nonprofits to apply for a grant from the County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC). The grant program is open to nonprofits with a mission or program related to: Minority and women entrepreneurship Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education Research and innovation development Small-scale manufacturing Organizations must apply by […]

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July 21, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

BioNTech Expands Cell Therapy Operations into Montgomery County

BioNTech, the German-based company responsible for the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, will expand its operations to Montgomery County and acquire a Gaithersburg manufacturing facility and cell therapy R&D platform from Kite, a unit of Gilead Sciences. This expansion will support the development of BioNTech’s expanding pipeline of novel cell therapies. The company recently rose to international […]

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July 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Amplían el Plazo de Subsidios para Organizaciones sin Fines de Lucro

Subsidios para organizaciones sin fines de lucro locales, expanden el plazo de solicitud hasta el 23 de julio. ¿Usted o alguien que conoce trabajando con una organización sin fines de lucro del condado de Montgomery que prioriza uno o más de los siguientes: Mujeres y emprendimiento de minorías; Educación STEM; Desarrollo de Investigación e Innovación; […]

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June 14, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Novavax Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Shows 90% Efficacy Rate

The Gaithersburg biotechnology company, Novavax, announced Monday morning data from phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trials which were conducted in the United States and Mexico. Novavax found that the trial, which began in December and enrolled 29,960 participants, had an overall efficacy rate of 90.04%. Last year, Novavax was awarded $1.6 billion from the […]

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May 20, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts 20th Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, May 21 at 12:30 p.m. Katz will be joined by Jillian Copeland, owner of Soulfull Café, Main Street in Rockville and new co-owner of Bethesda […]

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April 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Katz Hosts Business and Economic Development Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online briefings about business and economic development in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next briefing takes place Friday, April 9 at 12:30 p.m. Anthony Featherstone, executive director of Worksource Montgomery, Inc. (WSM), and Brad Stewart, senior vice-president of business development for Montgomery County […]

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January 29, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Subsidio para Restaurantes Ofrece $10,000 y $5,000 para Previos Beneficiarios

La Corporación de Desarrollo Económico del Condado de Montgomery (MCEDC) anunció la segunda ronda de subvenciones para darle la mano a los restaurantes en el condado que han sido afectados por la pandemia Covid-19. A partir del 1 de febrero de 2021, el Condado de Montgomery recibió $4.9 millones en fondos del estado, como parte […]

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December 18, 2020 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home: Small Business Road to Economic Recovery Part 2

Anna Behnam, Jane Redicker, and Ken White join Kelly Leonard for MyMCM’s December episode of Small Business Network at Home. The series of monthly sessions facilitated by Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. December’s topic was “Small Business Road to Economic Recovery, Part 2.” Watch the entire show here: Anna […]

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December 7, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

MoCo Marketplace Website Promotes Small Businesses During Holiday Season

A new website has been launched encouraging Montgomery County residents to support small businesses while navigating the winter shopping season during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) released MoCo Marketplace. The new website features a directory of local business shopping and dining information that highlights deals and safety protocols. For consumers, the website is intended to be a one-stop-shop for […]

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