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We give you everything you need to take your company to new heights.

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Our Value Proposition

FITCI is for scientists and entrepreneurs who want direction to grow their business, we deliver tough love from proven growth fanatics to confidently take you to the next step to exit!

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118 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701


Downtown Location

Our ROOT building is in the heart of downtown Frederick on Main Street sandwiched between Starbucks and Brewer’s Alley. FITCI @ ROOT  is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs with our partnerships with the Frederick County, Chamber of Commerce, Hood College & CREST all under one roof!

  • Fully-furnished offices (88 to 231 sq/ft)
  • Prestigious Address
  • Flexible Office Solutions
  • Training & Conference Space
  • Secure WiFi
  • Receptionist Support
  • Beautiful Collaborative Design


4539 Metropolitan Court, Frederick, MD 21704


Office Space

Our Corporate Office is surrounded by serene landscape with a peaceful patio lined with a stream ending in a beautiful pond. Both of our facilities offer flexible and fully furnished private and shared office space, but only Metropolitan Court houses our private wet labs and shared lab space. We have a shared common lab that all our lab members have access to with modern common equipment most of our companies need to get their company up and running quickly.

  • Fully-furnished offices (100 to 150 sq/ft)
  • Flexible Office Solutions
  • Training & Conference Space
  • Secure WiFi
  • Receptionist Support
  • Beautiful Patio with plenty of kitchen space

Lab Space

FITCI’s wet labs are equipped with standard furnishings to comfortably accommodate and fulfill each company’s unique needs for a proper laboratory environment.

The labs, together with a shared lab and the common lab containing standard biotechnology equipment, contain all of the essential elements required for scientific product development and research efforts.

  • Labs range from 200 to 550 square feet
  • Access to autoclave
  • -80 degree freezers
  • Ice marker
  • Fume vent hood
  • Reverse osmosis water
  • Chemical fume hood
  • Bio-safety Cabinets

Common Lab Equipment

  • Amsco Century Steris Autoclave, Model SV116
  • Beckman Coulter Particle Counter, Z1-S
  • Eppendorf Centrifuge, 5415C
  • LabCorp Horizon Separation Centrifuge, Model 643
  • MJ Research Thermal Cycler, PTC-200
  • Stratagene qPCR machine, mX3000
  • UPV BioDoc-It Imaging System, M-20
  • VWR Scientific Productions Cell Culture Incubator, Model 2300
  • Beckman Centrifuge, Model J2-MI
  • Allegra Desktop Centrifuge with Cell Culture Package, X-30r
  • GeneQuant 100 UV/Vis Spectrophotometer
  • VWR Bacterial Shaker/Incubator, Model 643
  • Zeiss Axiovert 200M Fluorescent Microscope
  • Olympus Microscope, CKx41
  • Sorvall RT6000B Centrifuge
  • Nikon Eclipse Microscope, TE300
  • Nikon Labophot 120v 60 Hz 40 w
  • Molecular Devices Precision Microplate Reader Emax
  • BMGLabTech FLUOstar Omega
  • Illumina HiSeq 2500
  • Tecan Infinite Microplate Reader, M1000
  • Dremel 3D20 Printer
  • Carbide 3D Shapeoko CNC
  • Shuttle Star Model RW – SV560A
  • Sorvall RT 6000D Refrigerated Centrifuge