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Latest NACo Data for Frederick County Shows Strong Economic Growth

Latest NACo Data for Frederick County Shows Strong Economic Growth

According to the latest County Profile, Frederick County’s unemployment has dropped and jobs have grown by 1.9% over last year.

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Innovations in BioHealth Cultivated in Frederick

Innovations in BioHealth Cultivated in Frederick

Frederick based Akonni Biosystems recently was awarded a $300K NIH contract to develop a simple, cost-effective device to purify DNA from Sputum for Tuberculosis (TB) testing

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Fast Track Permitting Case Study: Emmes Corporation

Fast Track Permitting Case Study: Emmes Corporation

Thanks to Fast Track permitting, and the collaborative approach of Frederick County agencies, Emmes moved from pre-submittal to permits-in-hand in just six weeks and are on track to occupy their space less than four months later. The company will open their doors at 5280 Corporate Drive this spring, bringing 100 new jobs to Frederick over the next few years.

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Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has partnered for the first time with Grow & Fortify to offer startup seminars to Frederick County for the winery, brewery and distillery industries.

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Frederick County Office of Economic Development Welcomes Heather Gramm as Assistant Director

Frederick County Office of Economic Development Welcomes Heather Gramm as Assistant Director

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development announces that Heather Gramm has joined the office as Assistant Director. Ms. Gramm, a Certified Economic Developer, brings 15 years of economic development experience to the organization, most recently as the Director of Regional Growth and Retention for the Maryland Department of Commerce.

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Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.

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Business & Technology Cultivation Center Unveiled

Business & Technology Cultivation Center Unveiled

County Executive Jan Gardner announced plans today to bring partners from the public and private sectors under one roof for the new Business & Technology Cultivation Center at 118 N. Market Street in the heart of downtown Frederick.

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Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has announced a new initiative to help develop and grow current and future minority business leaders in Frederick County. The Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders program will begin on March 17, 2017 and sessions covered will include a variety of topics such as: leadership traits, funding sources, marketing, hiring issues, making connections in the community and more.

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#ShopSmallFredCo - November 26

#ShopSmallFredCo - November 26

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 26th, the Frederick County Office of Economic Development encourages supporting small businesses in Frederick County on this day and all year long.

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Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries Brochure Wins State Award for Best Printed Promotional Material

Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries Brochure Wins State Award for Best Printed Promotional Material

Visit Frederick received the 2016 award for “Best Printed Promotional Material” at the Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit. The

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