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County Business Innovation Network
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If you are an emerging advanced technology, life sciences or professional services company or a foreign business looking for a soft landing in the U.S. Market, Montgomery County’s Business Innovation Network has the perfect place for you.
The Network specializes in helping young companies realize their potential. It offers the critical combination of highly flexible, modern office and lab space and business support services.
Business Innovation Network Advantages
Network facilities feature:
- Convenient locations in close proximity to strategic business assets—federal agencies, metro stations, core industry partners, vibrant retail/residential town centers and major travel routes.
- Turnkey office space—two with fully fitted wet labs, including work and lab benches, sinks and fume hoods.
- Shared conference rooms with state-of-the-art audio visual systems, plus pre-wired offices to accommodate both telephone and broadband internet services.
- Full menu of resource and support services, including business, legal, intellectual property, accounting and broad technical assistance to help entrepreneurs develop a successful business venture.
- No long-term lease obligations. Facilities offer flexible one year lease arrangements with 60-day notice terms available.
Benefits offered at no additional charge
- Access to educational seminars and training throughout the Incubator Network
- Use of conference rooms throughout the Incubator Network
- Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Centerr
- One-year membership to Maryland Tech Council
- One-year membership to the World Trade Center Institute
The Network's Proven Record of Success
The National Business Incubator Association estimates that, while four out of five new businesses fail within the first five years, 80 percent of those firms cultivated in an incubator remain in business.
Firms located in our Business Innovation Network facilities have an even better track record. Since 1999, more than 70 companies have graduated, adding more than 1,700 jobs to the local economy.
Successful network graduates include:
- Aeras Global Foundation
- Avalon Pharmaceuticals
- Visual Networks
Changing the World From Montgomery County
Montgomery County is an internationally recognized hub for the life sciences - an epicenter for the life sciences- an epicenter for the development of breakthrough technologies.
When scientists announced the first interpretation of the human genome in February 2001, the news came straight from Montgomery County – home of Celera Genomics and the National Institutes of Health, global leaders in human genome research.
DNA Alley – the I-270 Technology Corridor – represents a multitude of resources and brainpower, including research and development organizations, federal government laboratories and regulatory agencies, and top-notch educational institutions. DNA Alley features:
- Some 200 bioscience firms – 70 percent of Maryland’s bioscience companies.
- Unmatched concentration of federal research and regulatory agencies.
- More than 11,000 employees – 65 percent of Maryland’s bioscience workforce.
Contact the Business Innovation Network
For more information about our Business Innovation Network:
John Korpela, 240-453-6348