Harford County continues to attract a growing base of Fortune 500 and high-tech companies, thanks to a business environment that is rich in technology resources.

At the center of this technology hot spot is Aberdeen Proving Ground, a technology generator for the region, attracting R&D industries and private contractors to the county. In addition, the Higher Education Conference Center at HEAT offers university courses, advanced education, training and resources.

The Harford Business Innovation Center offers a technology incubator program that helps young technology and growth-oriented defense contractor companies by offering a critical combination of customized business support services.

Regional Market Opportunities

Within close proximity to:
  • 70% of the nation's Pharmaceutical Industry
  • 40% of the nation's IT Industry
  • 30% of the nation's Biotech Industry
  • 88 Federal Research Centers
  • The Nation's Top Universities
  • Maryland ranks number 1 in the nation for percentage of professional and technical workers
  • Maryland ranks first in the nation in the rate of high school completions (95%) defined as the percentage of 18 to 24 year olds who have a high school credential (the national average is 85%)
New & Expanding Companies
Selected Technology Companies
Technology Incentives
Alcore AASKI BGE Utility Rate Incentive
Avon Protection Alion Science Defense Conversion/Transfer
Boeing BAE Enterprise Zone Tax Credits
Bowhead Technical and Professional Services Battelle BEST Center Fast Track Permitting
BRTRC Camber Corporation Financial Assistance
CGI Federal CCL Biomedical, Inc. Higher Education Program Development
Chesapeake Testing Computer Sciences Corporation Incubator Programs
Data Intelligence Cool Fire Technologies Job Creation Tax Credits
Data Tactics Digital Innovations, Inc. Online Site Database
EMoxie Data Solutions Dynamic Sciences, Inc. Recruitment
Envision Innovative Solutions EDSI Redevelopment Assistance
Future Skies Engineering Consulting Services Regional Market Profiles and Cost Analysis
Next Gen Federal Systems General Physics Small Business Assistance
RPM Technologies ICR Specialized Training Coordination
SAIC Jacobs Technology Workforce Technical Training Grants
Sotera Defense Solutions JM Huber Engineered Materials
TAPE L-3 Communications Corporation
Telcordia Llojenn
Telford Aviation LMI
Telos ManTech

Northrop Grumman Information Technologies

ORSA Corporation

Regal Decision


Smiths Detection

STEM International

SURVICE Engineering