William Hanna Center for Innovation at Shady Grove

Shady Grove Innovation Center (SGIC) is the county’s first incubator, in operation since 1999 (formerly the Maryland Technology Development Center). It set the standard of excellence in promoting the growth and success of technology companies.  The SGIC is located in the nation’s third largest biotech cluster along the I-270 Technology Corridor, near leading biotech companies such as MedImmune, Human Genome Sciences and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals.  It is also adjacent to high level research and academic resources providing critical support for biotech and advanced technology companies.  Institutions include the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University and the University fo Maryland’s Center for Advanced reserach in Biotechnology (CARB I and II).ShadyGrove IC


  • 60,000 square feet to accomodate 40-50 advanced technology and life sciences companies
  • 60 offices
  • 24 wet labs and
  • 3 conference rooms
  • a large multi-purpose room, seating 50-60 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
  • Internet providers: Atlantech Online (301-589-3060); Comcast Xfinity (301- 294-7749); Verizon DSL @ 7.1MGB

To view the facility floor plan please click on the link SGIC floor plan.


Shady Grove Innovation Center
9700 Great Seneca Highway
Rockville, MD 20850
Contact: Ruth Semple, 240-453-8488

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