What Is


Business Development for Frederick!

For scientists and entrepreneurs who want tough love from proven growth fanatics to confidently take the next step.

Becoming a FITCI Member

How It Works


Members have access to our Facilities, Teams, & Connections including...

  • Offices & Labs
  • Connections Team
  • StartUp U


Join a community of tough love CEO’s in a collaborative environment and take advantage of…

  • CEO Roundtables
  • Accelerator Training
  • Business Classes


Graduate and become part of the thriving Frederick community…

  • Launch Committee
  • @theTop
  • Funded ‘N’ Brews

FITCI a Business Incubator/Accelerator

Our mission is to encourage technological innovation and accelerate the development of commercially viable businesses in Frederick.

Tools For Success

Make a successful business a reality!

FITCI offers numerous programs for growing companies. All are designed to meet the entrepreneur where they are in the lifecycle of their business; ranging from making an idea a reality to scaling a successful business.

Our Programs

What's Included In Our


A Beautiful Place to

Live. Work. Grow.

Frederick, Maryland's modern flair and historical roots make this robust growing economy one of the best places to grow a business!

Building Relationships

FITCI Partners

Partners benefit from direct engagement with member companies while members benefit from the specialized products and services our partners deliver.

Become a Partner

Opening Doors for Entrepreneurs

Contact Info

Corporate Office

4539 Metropolitan Court
Frederick, MD - 21704

ROOT (Downtown)

118 N. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

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Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm