Biohealth & life sciences

innovate and grow in Montgomery County


The convergence of biotech, pharma, medical devices, healthcare analytics and big data, leads to one of the strongest regions in the U.S. for BioHealth. Add-in the presence of the NIH, the FDA and an abundance of federal labs. Grow where the assets, resources and science are happening. 

life sciences

A Life Sciences cluster of excellence is one of the fastest growing sectors in Montgomery County. With more than 300 companies, a highly skilled talent pool and abundant support resources, companies are thriving from global leaders to the next generation of innovators.


More office space for your growing company, larger wet labs or conference areas, better amenities to help attract top talent. Whatever your reasons, MCEDC can help you find the best spot for your upwardly mobile business.


Numerous companies across the County are developing therapies for the treatment of cancers, infectious diseases and other health crises. Our companies are developing pipelines of product candidates to take from research to discovery to market.

Bio Lab Pilot is a reimbursement grant program created by MCEDC with funding support from the Maryland Department of Commerce. Expanding local, new start-ups, and relocating companies are eligible to apply for funds to fit-out newly leased lab space. Learn more about the program and eligibility requirements. VIEW & DOWNLOAD APPLICATION