Benefits

Supporting Your Success

Our complex is an ideal location for life sciences and technology companies. The center offers a number of benefits, incentives, and strategic advantages.

Financial Incentives

Financial and tax incentives include state and county-level programs for businesses of all sizes to create, expand, and relocate to the region.

Support could include access to venture capital, tax credits for investors, research and development support, and financial assistance to reduce rent costs.

Learn more about Montgomery County and Maryland financial and tax incentives. For local governmental information on starting or growing your business, please go to Montgomery County’s Business Portal.

Campus Benefits

Companies partnered with Montgomery College can access campus amenities, including:.

  • Laboratories
  • Lab equipment
  • Meeting spaces
  • Gym and indoor pool
  • Daycare facilities'
  • Office space
  • Conference center
Workfrorce

A supply of highly skilled workers and customized training for entry-level, intermediate, and advanced workers makes the PIC MC an ideal location.

In addition, Montgomery College offers a robust workforce development program and a trained workforce. For experts in their professions, the College welcomes input on curricula development and, on occasion, provides opportunities to serve as adjunct faculty.

RISE Zone

A Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise (RISE) Zone designation allows targeted businesses locating within PIC MC and connecting to Montgomery College to receive real property tax credits of 75 percent for five years.

What a great reason to join us.

Community

Need to travel here by air? We are very convenient to three major airports; one national and two international: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

In addition, Montgomery County is home to several Federal Institutions along with being located near a number of Healthcare, Biotech, and IT firms.

US Army Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
US Department of Commerce
National Institutes of Standards and Technology
US Food & Drug Administration
National Institutes of Health
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Naval Medical Research Center
Armed Force Radiobiology Research Institute
US Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
US Department of Defense
US Military HIV Research Program
Indian Health Service
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
 
3E Technologies International, Inc.
Adventist HealthCare
Amarex Clinical Research, LLC
AstraZeneca/Medimmune
Catalyst Health Solutions, Inc.
Coventry Health Care Inc.
Current Group, LLC
EG&G Inc.
Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Energy Enterprise Solutions (EES)
Fusion UV Systems Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline
Holy Cross Health
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Hughes Network Systems
J. Craig Venter Institute
Kaiser Permanente
Lockheed Martin Corp.
Medifacts International Inc.
Novavax Inc.
OriGene Technologies
Qiagen Sciences, North American Headquarters
Suburban Hospital/John Hopkins Medicine
Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
United Therapeutics Corp.
Wellstat Therapeutics Corp.
Westat


Resident Partners

Our resident partners bring state of the art technology to our campus.

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Germantown Innovation Center

Our business incubator houses more than 20 firms in its 32,000 square foot building while promoting intellectual and entrepreneurial synergy among students, faculty, and businesses. It specifically addresses the needs of start-up technology companies and specializes in stem cell research, healthcare information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and information technology.

Vist the GIC

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Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is the first hospital in the nation located on a community college campus with an educational partnership. The goal: to help train the next generation of health care professionals. The hospital has a unique collaboration with the College. Serving as an anchor for the PIC MC, the hospital is a valuable resource for aspiring health care workers. It provides students with hands-on learning, state-of-the-art instructional space and exposure to the most advanced medical technology.

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Medical Office Building at Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

Holy Cross Health selected NexCore Group in a national competition to develop a four-story Medical Office Building on its new Holy Cross Germantown Hospital campus, the first hospital developed in Montgomery County, MD in 35 years. The new hospital campus was built to respond to the need for health services in the fastest growing and aging region in the county.

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Bioscience Education Center

The 145,000 square-foot building represents an $87.9 million investment in STEM education and workforce development. Throughout the facility, 700 electronic devices, including Smart Instructor Work Stations, computers, and monitors will support activities in the classrooms and labs. 

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