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Technical Innovation Center

Technical Innovation Center

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The TIC is currently closed for renovation. It is scheduled to reopen as the Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Studies, in the fall of 2021.

HCC’s Technical Innovation Center (TIC) is Western Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive technology-based business incubator. Whether you need to obtain specialized professional business services, obtain funds for professional and personal development for your company, or seek out new members for your advisory board, HCC’s business incubator program can help you achieve your goals.

TIC programming includes:

  • Affordable facilities
  • Bookkeeping set-up and clerical support
  • Customized support services
  • Cash-flow planning and financial analysis
  • HR planning and policy consultation
  • Market evaluations including sales forecasting and strategizing
  • Manufacturing assistance
  • Presentation and proposal development assistance
  • SBIR/STTR development assistance

Hub City Hive

Hub City Hive is a co-working community of startups, entrepreneurs, and creative professionals sharing a common workspace in Hagerstown, Maryland. Hub City Hive is part of the Technical Innovation Center at Hagerstown Community College. The purpose of the Hive is to have a social work environment that provides the basics of an office space while enabling Hive members the freedom and creativity to work on what they want, when they want. Collaboration between Hive members is one of the key components of this environment.


  1. $150/month
    • Individual
    • Five days a week
    • Dedicated desk
  2. Hive Benefits
    • Wi-Fi
    • Free parking
    • Use of conference room/video conferencing
    • Use of mailing address