Governor Moore announces two dozen international companies to participate in Maryland Global Gateway program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced that the Maryland Department of Commerce has helped place more than two dozen international companies in incubators across the state through the Maryland Global Gateway program. The 27 approved participating companies (PDF) represent 19 countries and are in a number of industries including quantum computing, cybersecurity, life sciences, aerospace, manufacturing, and agriculture. “The […]

Governor Moore announces partnership between Maryland Department of Commerce, World Trade Center Institute, and L Marks to create Maryland Innovation Lab

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced a partnership between the Maryland Department of Commerce, the World Trade Center Institute in Baltimore, and L Marks, a leading global innovation specialist with a presence in the United Kingdom, to create the new Maryland Innovation Lab. The first-of-its-kind in the U.S., the lab will help Maryland companies thrive by matching them with […]

Governor Hogan announces preliminary FY24 budget plan, health care investments for rural and vulnerable communities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced preliminary recommendations for the state’s Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) budget, a plan that supports continued economic growth and community revitalization, strong fiscal responsibility and budget sustainability, and key investments in critical areas—including expanding access to health care for rural and vulnerable communities. “I pledged to bring fiscal responsibility and common sense to our […]

Maryland, Japan renew Memorandum of Cooperation to bolster economic relations

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday welcomed Japanese Ambassador to the United States Koji Tomita to the State House, where they renewed the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) between the State of Maryland and the Government of Japan to further bolster economic and trade relations. The agreement will bring more Japanese investment to Maryland, and expand collaboration in a range of […]

Governor Hogan announces new partnership between Maryland’s Global Gateway Initiative and Japan’s Kanagawa Science Park

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Japan’s Kanagawa Science Park business incubator will become the latest partner of Maryland’s Global Gateway Initiative, a first-of-its-kind program that offers international businesses a soft landing by connecting them with local accelerators and incubators. Kanagawa Science Park becomes the second partner to join the initiative during Governor Hogan’s economic development mission to Asia […]

Governor Hogan to lead economic development mission to Korea, Japan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will lead an economic development mission to Asia from September 12-24, 2022, with diplomatic engagements and economic announcements in Korea and Japan. “Our very first overseas trade mission in 2015 included stops in Korea and Japan, and we are proud that for the final economic development mission of our administration, we are further strengthening ties with […]

Governor Hogan announces launch of applications for Maryland’s Global Gateway Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that applications for the new Maryland Global Gateway program are now available. At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland earlier this year, the governor announced an inaugural $2 million investment in this innovative program, which helps attract more international businesses and eases their transition into the U.S. market by connecting them with local […]

Governor Hogan welcomes SelectUSA Investment Summit to Maryland, touts state as world-class destination for foreign investment

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, Governor Larry Hogan spoke at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, the top event in the United States dedicated to promoting direct foreign investment. The governor addressed attendees at an event hosted by the state to promote Maryland as a world-class destination for foreign investment. “It’s an honor to welcome you to the great state of […]