continuum of research and development space allows UMBC to custom
tailor locations to meet the needs of businesses from start-up
and growth companies to mature research and development organizations.
The 500-acre main campus encompasses 2.3 million square feet of
facilities, including state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms,
conferencing and residential facilities as well as commercial
laboratory space available for proof-of-concept testing. The campus-like
setting of the adjoining bwtech@UMBC Research Park provides 350,000 square feet for freestanding and multi-tenant
facilities. The nearby Incubator and Accelerator has 170,000 square feet
of space including 75,000 square feet of specialized laboratory
On Interstate 95
UMBC is in the center of the Baltimore-Washington corridor, with
easy access to Philadelphia and New York. The research park and
technology center are located immediately off Interstate I-95.
Just 30 Minutes to the Washington Beltway
The research park and technology center are a convenient drive
away from Washington, D.C.'s scientific and technical agencies
including the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes
Easy Air and Rail Travel
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is 5 minutes from the
UMBC campus, providing easy access for visitors and business travel.
An AMTRAK station near the airport provides quick connections
to Washington and other East Coast destinations.
A Center of Excellence in Life Sciences and Technology
The Baltimore region has a strong critical mass of institutions
making their mark in the life sciences and technology, from Johns
Hopkins Medical Institutions to the University of Maryland Schools
of Medicine and Pharmacy and the Maryland Bioprocessor. There
are more than 5,500 biotechnology jobs in Maryland and 3,400 in
Take I-95 South (follow Washington signs.) Pass Beltway (I-695)
exit. Next exit (47B) will be I-195. Take exit and bear right
(North towards Catonsville. DO NOT GO EAST ON I-195 TOWARDS BWI
AIRPORT). Continue on I-195 West. Stay in the middle lane and
go PAST the UMBC exit on the right until you come to the stop
sign at Rt.166 (Rolling Road). Turn left onto Rolling Road (Rt.166)
(South towards Arbutus). Go 1/2 mile to sign for "Rolling
Road" (There is also a sign to "Gun Road." If you
start to go over a bridge, you've gone too far.) Turn right. Road
immediately forks, left-hand fork is the road leading to the Incubator and Accelerator.
Proceed another 1/2 mile to the parking lot.
Take I-95 North (toward Baltimore). Pass Harbor Tunnel (I-895)
exit. Next exit (47B) will be I-195. Take exit and bear left,
under I-95, West towards Catonsville. DO NOT GO EAST ON I-195
TOWARDS BWI AIRPORT. Continue from directions above.
From BWI Airport
Take I-195 North towards Baltimore. Continue from directions above.
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