Germantown Innovation Center

GIC pictureThe Germantown Innovation Center is located in the heart of the world-renowned I-270 Technology Corridor. The Center opened its doors October 2008.  It is co-located with Montgomery College’s Goldenrod Academic Center, on the College’s Germantown campus.


  • 32,000 square feet to accommodate 20 to 30 life sciences and advanced technology companies
  • 45 offices
  • 11 wet labs, averaging 500 square feet
  • 2 modular clean rooms (Class 10,000)
  • 2 conference rooms
  • 2 huddle areas
  • a large multi-purpose room, seating 80-100 people
  • kitchenette and lunch room
  • business and audio-visual equipment
  • laboratory equipment
  • telephone and video conferencing ability
  • offices are voice and data ready
  • a tenant services coordinator
  • green-design elements, including
    • lab floors of rapidly renewable materials,
    • an innovative wall system that dramatically reduces dry-wall waste
    • carpet made with recycled materials
    • use of natural daylight and light sensors to reduce energy consumption
    • efficient mechanical systems.
  • Internet Providers: Atlantech (301-589-3060); Verizon FIOs; Comcast

Germantown Innovation Center
20271 Goldenrod Lane
Germantown, MD 20876
Contact: John Korpela, tel: 240-453-6348

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