EASTERN SHORE INNOVATION CENTER

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

Startup 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 coworking 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.

Business Benefits

  • Class A Space with dedicated offices available
  • Fiber optic broadband infrastructure
  • Large conference rooms (up to 52)
  • Small conference room (6 people)
  • Large monitor displays presentations, web conferencing, and webcasting
  • Access to shared office equipment
  • 24-7 access with video and badge security
  • Free wifi
  • Free parking
  • Research laboratory
  • Secure Storage
  • Guest Lobby
  • Free business advisory service
  • Use of HotDesk sites in Mid Atlantic

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.

Meet our incubator businesses: https://choosedorchester.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/ESIC-Current-Tenants-List-082119.pdf

To apply for an Innovation Center license, please contact.

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. Contact us at  info@choosedorchester.org or 410-228-0155

Membership Rates
Business Full-Time Membership (24/7 access) $150
Business Part-Time Membership (two days/week) $100
Business Basic Membership (one day/week) $50
Student Full-Time Membership (24/7 access) $50
Student Part-Time ($25) or Basic Membership ($12.50)
One time setup fee ($25)

Application
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Sun Analytical Lab
The newest feature of the Innovation Center is the 1,200-square foot commercial wet laboratory operated by SunX Analytical. The first facility of its kind on the Delmarva Peninsula, it is now available for lease or co-op use by businesses and researchers requiring speciality facilities for agricuetical, chemical analysis, or biotech Contact Dr. Barry Pritchard (bpritchard@sunxanalytical.com) to learn more or schedule time.. (Businesses and researchers looking to access the lab must first become a co-working member at the Innovation Center).

Meetings & Events

Dorchester County government agencies may host meetings and workshops at the Innovation Center during regular business hours pending space availability. The 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. To learn about availability, eligibility and rates, please email or Tina Thompson at tthompson@docogonet.com or call 410-228-0155.