INNOVATION IS IN OUR DNA
Discovery springs from every corner of the county—crossing industries, borders and boundaries. Mapping the human genome. Developing life-saving therapies. Building premier cybersecurity defenses. Driving world-class advancements. If it’s on the forefront of technology and innovation, it’s happening here.
More Innovation & discoveries
Supernus develops pharmaceuticals to fight epilepsy and other conditions in Rockville.
Sanaria is developing and commercializing malaria vaccines in a dedicated clinical manufacturing facility, the only one of its type in the world.
Biotech Labs USA, a University of Maryland spin off, is helping to make cats and dogs healthier with critical tests for pets.
NIH is the world’s largest biomedical research institute and a VIP County resident.
FDA protects public health through regulation of food, drugs, biological products and medical devices.
BioHealth Innovation, Inc. accelerates innovation and advancing science, cyber and health technology; and manages Rockville and Gaithersburg Innovation Accelerators.
IT & CYBERSECURITY
First Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) for cybersecurity.
Weatherbug app creates its lightning sensors, data apps and warning systems in Germantown.
ultraMontgomery is a high-speed fiber network that connects our business, academic and federal institutions along major corridors and greatly improves communication.
Xometry invented an IT platform for on-demand manufacturing that has taken off and is now used by start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
“Kingsbury Pride" is the yellow freestone peach created at a local orchard in our famed Agriculture Reserve.