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 EASTERN SHORE INNOVATION CENTER

 

The Eastern Shore Innovation Center is the Dorchester Regional Technology Park’s flagship business incubator and home to the county’s economic development team.

Start-Up Support

We offer a fully supportive environment to accelerate business growth and help entrepreneurs develop the next generation of technologies. Startups can join the Innovation Center as a co-working space member or with dedicated space in our state-of-the-art facility where they can access a wide range of business resources and are partnered with an experienced business mentor, certified by SCORE, a Small Business Administration organization.

Dedicated space is available for up to three years, at which time, the business is expected to be ready for permanent space in the tech park.

Learn more about the businesses located at the Innovation Center.

To become a member of the Innovation Center, please contact Steve Dolbow at (410) 228-0155 or by email.

Business Benefits

  • Class A Space with dedicated offices available
  • Fiber optic broadband infrastructure
  • Large conference rooms (up to 125 people)
  • Small conference room (10 people)
  • Large monitor displays presentations, web conferencing, and webcasting
  • Access to shared office equipment
  • 24-7 Access with video and badge security
  • Free wifi, parking, & business advisory services
  • Research laboratory
  • Secure storage
  • Guest lobby
  • Use of HotDesk sites in Mid Atlantic

Innovation Center Features

In addition to the accelerator program, the Innovation Center contains co-working offices, laboratory facilities and convenient, premiere meeting space.

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Co-Working Offices

Are you looking to start or expand your entrepreneurial journey. Would your business start up benefit from great office space, technical assistance and access to key resources? Consider becoming a member of the Innovation Center’s growing community of entrepreneurs. Our participation fees start at $50 per month for businesses and $12.50 for students. Email us or call 410-228-0155.

For an application and additional information on eligibility and fees, please click here:

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Sun Analytical Lab

The Innovation Center’s newest feature is a 1,200-square foot commercial wet laboratory operated by SunX Analytical. The lab is the first facility of its kind on the Delmarva Peninsula and is available for lease or co-op use by businesses and researchers requiring speciality facilities. Targeted uses include agricueticals, chemical analysis and biotech. Contact Dr. Barry Pritchard to learn more.

Please note:  To access the lab, membershipin the co-working program is required.

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Meetings & Events

Dorchester County agencies may host meetings and workshops at the Innovation Center during regular business hours pending space availability. Our state-of-the-art conference room accommodates up to 80 people theater style and 42 classroom style. Featuring CISCO WebEx video teleconferencing, white walls for ideation, and free wifi, the rooms may also be rented by private sector companies.

Learn about availability, eligibility and rates; email Tina Thompson or call 410-228-0155.

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