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Welcome to Hagerstown Community College’s Technical Innovation Center (TIC), Western Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive technology-based business incubator. The first incubator in Maryland to be based at a community college, the TIC has been fostering business development since 1995. TIC staff has the knowledge, the location, and the network needed to help your business grow and become sustainable.

The TIC is conveniently located in Hagerstown, Maryland, just off I-70, and offers office, wet lab, and manufacturing space with affordable leases in its 30,000 sq. ft. facility.

The TIC provides:

  • Entrepreneurial support services specific to emerging tech companies
  • Educational events to build sustainable local community
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities among fellow incubator clients who are like-minded in order to foster partnerships and joint ventures
  • Access to business and government communities
  • Laboratory space and equipment for biotechnology and alternative energy companies
  • Business and technical assistance thanks to its partnership with BioMaryland, SCORE, SBDC, and TEDCO

Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a serial one, a potential volunteer or partner, call the TIC today at 240-500-2399.

Western MD Bus Trip to TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo

Connect and engage with other entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and experts. Pitch. Network. Learn. Be Inspired.

Ride with us to the TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo! We are excited to announce we have a MAERDAF grant-funded bus going from Western MD to Baltimore in support of rural Maryland entrepreneurship.

The bus starts in Garrett County at 2:30 pm on 10/13/16 and stops at HCC TIC at 4:30 pm to pick up the Hagerstown group. Discussions and training will be shared on the bus ride to Baltimore. The tour arrives in Baltimore Sunday around 6:30 pm. Attend exclusive, invitation-only reception Sunday and the all-day Expo on Monday, 10/14/16. Lunch will be included on Monday with the ticket price.

Register for bus at

Please purchase your hotel stay and expo ticket separately. Contact TIC Management with questions at 240-500-2399.