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Shady Grove Innovation Center

9700 Great Seneca Highway
Rockville, MD 20850, US

Category: Research Park / Incubator

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Maryland Biotech Industry Map

Shady Grove Innovation Center (SGIC) is the county’s first incubator, in operation since 1999 (formerly the Maryland Technology Development Center). It set the standard of excellence in promoting the growth and success of technology companies. The SGIC is located in the nation’s third largest biotech cluster along the I-270 Technology Corridor, near leading biotech companies such as MedImmune, Human Genome Sciences and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals. It is also adjacent to high level research and academic resources providing critical support for biotech and advanced technology companies. Institutions include the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University and the University fo Maryland’s Center for Advanced reserach in Biotechnology (CARB I and II).


60,000 square feet to accomodate 40-50 advanced technology and life sciences companies
60 offices
24 wet labs and
3 conference rooms
a large multi-purpose room, seating 50-60 people
kitchenette and lunch room
business and audio-visual equipment
laboratory equipment
telephone and video conferencing ability
offices are voice and data ready
a tenant services coordinator
Internet providers: Atlantech Online (301-589-3060); Comcast Xfinity (301- 294-7749); Verizon DSL @ 7.1MGB