Business Breakthroughs

Welcome to Montgomery County, Maryland. We appreciate the opportunity to introduce you the strength and diversity of our prime, business-ready, east coast location where we lead the way in business breakthroughs and discovery. 

Innovators in the County are changing the world by developing life-saving therapies. Building premiere cybersecurity defenses. Driving world-class IT advancements. If it’s on the forefront of technology, it’s happening here. Our Built For Bio campaign showcases the many BioHealth innovators creating life-saving breakthroughs. We also proudly support our small and minority businesses – 45% of our businesses are minority-owned.  

Montgomery County is smart for business. You’ll find 18 major federal agency headquarters including the NIH, FDA and NIST, and dozens more in neighboring Washington, D.C. Our location gives you access to the smartest talent, where 57% of residents have a bachelor’s degree and 31% a post-grad degree. From here, find 3 convenient international airports within 30 miles. 

To live, work, play and make your own business breakthrough, choose Montgomery County, Maryland. Reach out and connect— we look forward to hearing from you.

Find out how we help companies start, grow, expand and thrive in the County. 

— BILL TOMPKINS, INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO

 

MCEDC’s FY19 Results

 
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Check out our 2020 Strategic Workplan to grow and diversify the economy, support entrepreneurs and innovation, and generate revenue.

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Explore how top talent, numerous resources, and federal assets contribute to life science success, and how Montgomery County is Built for Bio.

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