ESIC Celebrates First Year

2016 has been a banner year for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC). In the first year the ESIC, launched 11 new businesses with exciting growth potential. They have added 27 new jobs since opening and forecast 100 new technology-based jobs by 2019. ESIC companies are: -Cambridge Federal, a Dell reseller, LiveScan provider and consultant in Security, Base Operations and Energy Efficiency -Dalcom Engineering, a consultancy delivering engineering, safety, IT and management services -F.L. Holding, an agricultural branding business celebrating the joy of the agriculture lifestyle -Mapping Technologies, providing aerial mapping and underground methane tracking -Quevera, a software engineering firm delivering custom technology solutions -Purdy Group, a federal contractor developing a knowledge management center for consultants -Hooper’s Island Oyster Hatchery and Oysters Inc., an aquaculture business delivering oysters to consumers -iValueLED, providing high value LED lighting for commercial and municipal energy savings -Garvey Environmental, a provider of innovative mold remediation services -SunXAnalytical, a laboratory service providing water testing and agriceutical product development -Annapolis Defense and Security, a security service provider The capacity to compete ESIC provides start-up businesses the capacity to compete on an even footing with established businesses on the Western Shore. This includes: An outstanding physical environment with well-equipped office tools High-speed …

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