Howard County Innovation Center

The Innovation Center that’s all about business.

The Howard County Innovation Center is for serious entrepreneurs. Combining in-house expertise with established technology and business leadership resources, the Center serves as a beacon of innovation to the Baltimore-Washington corridor community and beyond. With a roster of world-class entrepreneurs and partners, the Center’s focus is on giving entrepreneurs what they need to move to the next level. Ready to get down to business?

The Howard County Innovation Center is for entrepreneurs who are ready to step up to the plate. Our entrepreneurs don’t innovate for the sake of innovation – they innovate to bring new technologies and businesses to market in order to improve the lives of those around them. It doesn’t stop at our doors. It starts there.

Focused on the intersection of innovation, cybersecurity, and technology talent, the Center’s prime location and power-house resources make it the perfect “suburban incubator” for seasoned starters looking to bring the next big idea to market.

The space includes a 150+ person conference space, 63,000 square feet, and 4 floors of business support.


Decades in the making.

Located on Columbia Gateway Drive in Columbia, MD, the Innovation Center is a product of County and State-wide initiatives to develop technology, cyber, and innovations communities in the Baltimore-Washington Corridor. With the recent declaration of the Columbia Gateway Drive area as an “Innovation Hub” for the county, the Center sits at the nexus of these activities. Bringing together central Maryland’s top business and technology leaders for resource sharing, funding support, training, and mentoring, the Innovation Center is truly the eye of the storm for growing the region’s next generation of start-ups and cyber businesses.

The Innovation Center truly represents the next chapter in the vision of Howard County, MD’s economic and business growth.


Visit the Website.

Visit the website to learn more about the Howard County Innovation Center https://hocoinnovationcenter.com/