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Research Parks

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Are you a business looking to partner with a university or research institution? Maryland has seven science and technology business parks affiliated with some of the best federal research centers and universities in the world, including Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland.

Greater Baltimore

Catonsville, Baltimore County
Focus: North Campus - IT, Bio, Clean Energy; South Campus​ - IT, Cyber
Photo courtesy bwtech@UMBC
  • 71 acres right on I-95 between Baltimore and Washington
  • Close to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
  • Adjacent to UMBC, a research university voted #1 in innovation four years in a row. ​

The Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins​
Baltimore City | Focus: Bio, Health IT

  • 31 acres adjacent to Johns Hopkins Medical Center
  • Planned build-out of 1.1 million square-feet of office and state-of-the-art facilities including chemistry and biology labs and GMP and NMR facilities.
  • Space for bioscience, medical devices and other emerging technologies
  • Proximity to Johns Hopkins, the #1 medical school in the United States.

University of Maryland BioPark​
Baltimore City | Focus: Bio

  • 12 acres adjacent to Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore and Univ. of Maryland Medical Center
  • Ultimate build-out of 1.8 million square feet of lab and office space in 12 buildings
  • Offers a sophisticated laboratory and office environment on the University's vibrant academic medical center campus
  • Just minutes from major interstates, the airport, rail connections and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor ​​​

Capital Region

University of Maryland M Square Research Park​
College Park, Prince George's County​ | Focus: Environmental

  • 130 acres adjacent to University of Marylan​d; ultimate build-out of 2 million square feet
  • ​Washington Metro and MARC commuter rail
  • Key tech clusters: environmental and earth sciences, food safety and agriculture policy, and language and national security
  • Close to FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; American Center for Physics; and NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction

Hercules Pinkney Life Sciences Park
Germantown, Montgomery County​ | Focus: Bio

  • Located on the Montgomery College Germant​own Campus
  • Immediate access to the I-270 corridor
  • Partnerships include University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins
  • Geared toward life sciences and technology companies
  • Space available for lease and build to suit
  • Supply of highly skilled workers from Montgomery College​​​

Riverside Research Park​
Frederick, Frederick County | Focus: Bio

  • 177-acre biomedical research and development campus
  • 1.4 million square feet at build-out
  • National Cancer Institute research facility
  • Close to Fort Detrick; 40 miles to Washington, DC and Baltimore
  • 3+ miles of walking trails and bike paths buffered by the scenic Monocacy River​​

Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus
Rockville, Montgomery County | Focus: Bio

  • Plans to expand to more than 2.7 million square feet of academic, research and corporate space during the next few decades
  • Access to renowned Hopkins professors and use of university resources and facilities
  • Next door to the National Cancer Institute Shady Grove Campus
  • Located along the I-270 Technology Corridor and part of the Great Seneca Science Corridor​​​
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