February 21, 2024

Nation Commemorates 9/11 22nd Anniversary

9/11

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City will host its annual commemoration ceremony honoring the people killed in the 2001 attacks at the World Trade Center site, the Pentagon, and aboard Flight 93, reports ABC7 New York on MSN.com. The ceremony begins at 8:30am.

Short-Term Funding Measure Would Avert Govt. Shutdown

Shutdown

The White House has asked Congress to pass a short-term funding measure to keep the government operating after the current budget year ends September 30. Seven of 10 voters polled in a Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s survey said they were concerned there will be a shutdown because Congress will be unable to reach an agreement on a new budget. Voters are increasingly concerned about the economic damage created by political brinksmanship and the interruption of government services.

Former Pax Test Pilot to Lead Next NASA ISS Mission

Test Pilot

LT COL Jasmin Moghbeli will lead NASA’s next space station mission. She will serve as the commander of the upcoming SpaceX Crew-7 mission, slated to launch August 17. Moghbeli is a graduate of the US Naval Test Pilot School at Pax River.

Crab Pot Pitch Competition Is On!

Pitch

Southern Maryland’s top pitch competition is back and any entrepreneur with a cutting-edge and innovative business is welcome to register. Entrepreneurs compete for cash startup funding. The deadline to submit is April 4.

Local Innovators Ready to Pitch Ideas

Crab Pot Pitch

Southern Maryland Innovates will hold its Crab Pot Pitch virtual event at 6 pm Thursday, October 29, 2020.

Tech Transfer, Marketing Firms Needed

Tech Transfer

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation is looking for proposals from Tech Transfer and Marketing consultant firms. Their efforts have been publicized by The Patuxent Partnership. 

Corprenect Program Coming to Region

Corprenect Program Coming to Region

A new program — Corprenect — that connects innovators and entrepreneurs with corporations in Maryland for technology development projects is on its way to Southern Maryland.

Bartilson to Head TechPort at the Airport

TechPort

Brad Bartilson has been hired by the commissioners of St. Mary’ County and the University of Maryland to be the director of the county’s new TechPort at the Airport business incubator.

Navy Innovation on Display

Navy Innovation

The Patuxent Partnership is helping to publicize a Navy Innovation Marketplace, hosted by the Energetics Technology Center, from 8:30 am to 4 pm Feb. 7, 2018, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

Dignitaries Open Incubator at Airport

Dignitaries Open Incubator at Airport

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer is urging Gov. Larry Hogan to capitalize on the exploding unmanned systems and robotics global markets and include funding to bring world-class higher education research to the area and support technology-based manufacturing in the region.