June 29, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

A Can’t-Miss Webinar for Tech Startups

Tech Startups

In collaboration with the Small Business Development Center, TechPort will host the next Lunchbox Talk from 10 am to 1 pm Friday, January 22, 2021. The topic will be “Hacking the Traditional Business Plan Modeling Process for Tech Startups.”

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Lower SMECO Energy Rates in Effect

Energy Rates

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative received approval for a decrease in the power supply rates that most members pay for their electric service.

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Ches Bay UAS Route Studied

Bay Act Webinar

The University of Maryland UAS Test Site at St. Mary County Regional Airport is heading up a feasibility study for a UAS route network overlying the Chesapeake Bay.

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TechPort Launches 3D Virtual Tour

Take a 3D, 360° Interactive Virtual Tour of the Community’s Innovation Hub — TechPort in the heart of the new aviation technology park at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport.

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Unemployment Claims Soar

unemployment

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer says unemployment claims ought to set off alarm bells with the release of advance claim figures for Dec. 5 that show initial claims were 853,000, an increase of 137,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 4,000 from 712,000 to 716,000.

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This Oven Doesn’t Cook Turkey: It Kills COVID

oven

A heat sanitization box designed to assist frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and developed by entrepreneurs at TechPort, UAS proved instrumental in the FDA’s announcement on dry heat as an acceptable sanitation of certain respirators.

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TechBridge: Commercial Service Agreements

Tech Bridge

The next installment of Tech [email protected] will be on commercial service agreements from 1 to 1:30 pm Dec. 10, 2020.

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Bridging Government-Educational Partnerships

Tech Bridge

Educational Partnership Agreements allow educational institutions at all levels and academic researchers the opportunity to access equipment and resources which may be unavailable at the institution. Tech Bridge @ TechPort explains educational partnerships and how to go about seeking one.

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Steamboats Key to Local SoMD Oyster Industry

The Chesapeake Bay region became the nation’s center for harvesting, processing, packing, and shipping oysters during the 19th century. This was especially true in waterfront towns on the Eastern Shore of Maryland that had railroad access. In St. Mary’s County, oyster packers got a later start.

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SMECO Employees Raise Funds for Hospitals

SMECO Hospital Donation

Three area hospitals recently received donations from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative to support the hospitals’ care providers and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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