At an ideal location in the middle of Baltimore and Washington, Howard County is a local hub for some of the area’s top research, healthcare and technology companies. Check out some of Howard County’s top local employers and some of the best up-and-coming local startups.
Largest Local Employers
11100 Johns Hopkins Road | Laurel, Maryland 20723
The Johns Hopkins University APL is a research center and defense contractor, ensuring the reliability of complex technologies that safeguard the nation’s security and advance the frontiers of space.
Locations in Ellicott City, Elkridge and Columbia
Lorien Health Systems’ skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living communities help seniors heal, rehabilitate, and maximize their quality of life.
5755 Cedar Ln | Columbia, MD 21044
An affiliate of Johns Hopkins Medicine, Howard County General offers a full range of services including women’s and children’s services, surgery, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, gerontology, psychiatry, emergency services, and community health education.
9250 Bendix Rd | Columbia, Maryland 21045
VitusVet helps veterinarians and pet owners share medical information to improve the wellbeing of pets with their mobile app allowing access to your pets’ complete medical records any time. VitusVet recently shared that 25 million pet medical records are currently being shared with pet owners through VitusVet’s cloud-based system.
9250 Bendix Road, Suite 645 | Columbia, Maryland 21045
VHEDA Health delivers personalized disease management and analytics for high-risk, chronic disease populations directly to your mobile device. By increasing patient adherence, they create cost savings of $15,000 per prevented hospitalization for health plans and self-insured employers.
9190 Red Branch Road, Suite D | Columbia, MD 21045
Bricata specializes in commercial grade next generation intrusion prevention solutions (NGIPS) optimized for multi-location and high bandwidth deployments, delivering up to nine times better threat detection than conventional IPS systems.
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