IIC Technologies Inc. has signed a 5,000 square foot lease with St. John Properties, Inc. as the inaugural office tenant for 5600 Rivertech Court, a 52,680 square foot Flex/R&D building within The Discovery District at the University of Maryland.
Speaking about the new location, Gerd Glang, Director for IIC Technologies, said "“Moving to The Discovery District will bring us closer to key customers such as NOAA, NGA and the USACE. We anticipate this move helping us to establish and benefit from a relationship with the advanced technologies incubating from University of Maryland, as well as the other information technology, research companies and government agencies located within the Discovery District." The company will employ specialized geospatial engineers and technicians to undertake research at the new location.
In addition to NOAA, existing tenants at The Discovery District includes Earth Science Interdisciplinary Center; Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; The University of Maryland/Pacific Northwest National Lab Joint Global Change Research Institute; the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Inspection Service and the UMD/FDA Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.