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Discovery District

Our dynamic research park brings together a vibrant and inclusive community of university stakeholders, corporate partners, government researchers, entrepreneurs, and local residents. We are activating fearless ideas for transformational impact by fostering research and industry partnerships, supporting small businesses, and nurturing the growth of next generation technology ventures.

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Home of the National Quantum Lab (Q-Lab)

IonQ, Inc. (IonQ), the leading developer of quantum computing devices, and the University of Maryland (UMD), an international powerhouse in quantum research and applications, announced a partnership to create the National Quantum Lab at Maryland (Q-Lab), which will be located in the Discovery District.

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Companies, Organizations, and Four Federal Agencies
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We Would Love to Show You Around

To discuss space for your organization in the Discovery District, arrange a tour, or to learn more information, please contact us.

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Acres comprise the research park adjacent to the University of Maryland
Hotel Rooms and 12 Restaurants
Acres of nearby Trails and Parks

The Discovery District is a natural extension of UMD’s research enterprise. It is a place where industry, government and research come together, creating an innovation ecosystem for organizations small and large.

Dr. Darryll Pines Standing on McKeldin Mall
Darryll J. Pines President, University of Maryland
Interior space of an office in the Discovery District

Meet Our Community Members

We are proud to have a diverse community of companies and organizations that call the Discovery District home.

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Interior of an office suite in the Discovery District, College Park, MD

Space for Innovation

The Discovery District offers flexible space options from incubator space for early stage startups to flexible research and development buildings for growing ventures, as well as customizable options for larger companies.

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More Than a Place to Work

More than plentiful office and research space, the Discovery District neighborhood is a vibrant place with opportunities to enjoy recreation, a great meal, shopping, and places to rest and relax.

Amenities & Attractions
Exterior building in the Discovery District, College Park, MD

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