Top Economic Development News
2017 Technology Showcase
J oin us on June 7th  for the inaugural Technology Showcase. The event will feature technologies being developed at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLR) to encourage startup company formation, technology licensing and collaborations. The program includes short technology summaries presented by NCI and FNLCR innovators, as well as presentations from regional stakeholders involved with technology development and commercialization. An interactive poster session by innovators and technology ambassadors will concurrently occur, and there will be opportunities for networking throughout the event.    
Our 2016 Annual Report Has Arrived!
Reflecting on strong growth in 2016, the report highlights:
  • OED's top five economic development accomplishments
  • The year's major locations & expansions
  • The county's economic data indicators
  • Our year in review

Big ideas grow in Frederick County. 

Download our Annual Report for details. 

Leadership Program Brings Minority Businesses Together to Grow
 The Frederick County F uture Minority Business Leaders Program  recently welcomed the inaugural class in March 2017. This 8-month leadership program is an effort to bring minority businesses together to expand growth opportunities through resources, networking and business education that inspires innovative leaders. Learn more about the program here. 
154 North Market Street
Located in the heart of Frederick, Second & Market is a historic downtown landmark two-story building that has been recently renovated with major capital improvements.
Special Features:

Resurfaced executive parking lot & off- street parking available. Surrounded by restaurants, specialty retail & banking.

Contact Information: 

Jack McShea 301-417-1070  
Danny Foit 301-417-1088
Helen Propheter Celebrates 25 Years with Frederick! 

"I've seen real change in our County over the last 25 years. I consider myself so lucky to be able to work in the County that I love and see so much potential in."

Upcoming Events

Financial Breakfast Series:  Five Things You Need to Know Before You Retire
May 18 @ 7:30 a.m.    
Minority Business Vision Networking Event
May 18 @ 5 p.m.
Tech Engagement Roundtable
May 23 @ 1:30 p.m.
Cowork Frederick Business Roundtable: 
 Fantastic Failures
May 25 @ 12 p.m.

Frederick County Office of Economic Development
118 N. Market Street, Frederick, MD  21701