Research Parks

​​​​Are you a business looking to partner with a university or research institution? Maryland has seven science and technology business parks affiliated with some of the best federal research centers and universities in the world, including Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland. If you prefer a map format, look for research parks under the Incentives category in our Maryland Business Map.

bwtech@UMBC
Catonsville, Baltimore County

  • 41 acres
  • Located between Baltimore and Washington, on I-95
  • Close to BWI Airport
  • NASA Earth Sciences and Technology Center
  • USGS Water Science Center

The Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore City

  • Adjacent to Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 80-acre mixed-use project
  • Ultimate build-out of 2 million square-feet
  • 255,000 SF building; space still available


University of Maryland M Square Research Park
College Park, Prince George's County

  • 130 acres at UMCP
  • Washington Metro and MARC commuter rail
  • FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
  • UM Center for Advanced Study of Language
  • IARPA
  • American Center for Physics
  • NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction

Montgomery College Science and Technology Park
Germantown, Montgomery County

  • New park in I-270 corridor
  • Partnerships include UMCP and Johns Hopkins
  • 2010 Groundbreaking

Riverside Research Park
Frederick, Frederick County

  • New park now under construction
  • National Cancer Institute research facility
  • Close to Fort Detrick; 40 miles to Washington, DC and Baltimore
  • 177 acres

Shady Grove Life Sciences Center
Rockville, Montgomery County

  • 300 acres zoned for biotech and life sciences
  • Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland
  • J. Craig Venter Institute
  • FDA

University of Maryland BioPark
Baltimore City

  • Biomedical research park on UMB campus University of Maryland Medical Center
  • 1.8 million square feet of lab and office space
  • Building Two - 215,000 SF; space available