Business Innovation Network

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If you are an emerging technology, life sciences or high growth professional services company the Business Innovation Network of Montgomery County, Maryland, is the perfect place for you.

The incubators of the Montgomery County Business Innovation Network are strategically located throughout Mongomery County, with its talented workforce and access to federal, education and commercial marketplaces in a sophisticated, diverse community.The network was founded by the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development in 1999 and specializes in helping young companies realize their potential.

Since its inception the Business Innovation Network works with approximately 100 teams of entrepreneurs at any given time and has graduated over 200 companies. Over the last 10 years the network has grown to four business incubation centers that offer the critical combination of highly flexible, modern office and lab space and business support services. These support services include training classes, legal support, and access to federal grant programs, state funding and the investor community. The network is an ecosystem of connections, education, flexible, “just in time” space, shared amenities and the synergistic community of like-minded entrepreneurs.

Nurturing emerging companies helps build a strong local tax base, creates high quality jobs and makes our community vibrant and prosperous.

Contact us to see if joining the Montgomery County Business Innovation Network is the right strategy for your growing business!

Business Innovation Center Tenant Application

To apply for admission to one of the Business Innovation Network centers, you must first contact a member of the team to be sure that your start-up qualifies for admission. After receiving prequalification approval, download and complete the online application.

Lunch and Learn!

Businesses are invited to attend regular “Lunch and Learn” sessions at the county’s Business Innovation Network Centers. Download the current full schedule for locations and times.