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.
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More Innovation & discoveries

BIOHEALTH

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.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

Xometry invented an IT platform for on-demand manufacturing that has taken off and is now used by start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

AGRICULTURE

“Kingsbury Pride" is the yellow freestone peach created at a local orchard in our famed Agriculture Reserve.