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STEP Awardee: Maryland

Office Information:

401 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202


Ms. Signe Pringle
Managing Director, Office of International Investment and Trade
401 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Federal Funding: $600,000

Match: $200,000

Total: $800,000


State Organization: Maryland Department of Commerce

The State of Maryland will use STEP award funds to support export development for ESBCs through: exhibiting at major foreign trade shows in targeted industry sectors and promoting export assistance services provided by partner agencies at the state and federal level. Scheduled foreign trade shows for STEP ESBCs include Medica, Arab Health, Australia International Air Show, MILIPOL Asia-Pacific, China Bio Partnering Forum, and the Paris Air Show. For these STEP export activities, Maryland will focus on ESBCs associated with the life sciences, aerospace, defense, and information technology industries.