Region

Florida’s High Tech Corridor spans 23 counties across the state, connected by three research universities, more than 20 local and regional economic development organizations, 14 community and state colleges, 12 regional workforce boards, countless industry groups and the thousands of innovative companies that call this region home.

Counties

  1. Alachua

  2. Brevard

  3. Citrus

  4. De Soto

  5. Flagler

  6. Hardee

  7. Hernando

  8. Highlands

  9. Hillsborough

  10. Lake

  11. Levy

  12. Manatee

  13. Marion

  14. Orange

  15. Osceola

  16. Pasco

  17. Pinellas

  18. Polk

  19. Putnam

  20. Sarasota

  21. Seminole

  22. Sumter

  23. Volusia

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University Partners

  1. UCF
    www.ucf.edu

  2. USF
    www.usf.edu

  3. UF
    www.ufl.edu

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Community & State Colleges

  1. Brevard Community College
    www.brevard.cc.fl.us

  2. College of Central Florida
    www.cf.edu

  3. Daytona State College
    www.daytonastate.edu

  4. Hillsborough Community College
    www.hccfl.edu

  5. Lake-Sumter Community College
    www.lscc.edu

  6. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
    http://www.scf.edu

  7. Pasco-Hernando Community College
    www.phcc.edu

  8. Polk State College
    www.polk.edu

  9. Saint Johns River Community College
    www.sjrcc.edu

  10. Santa Fe College
    www.sfcollege.edu

  11. Seminole State College of Florida
    www.seminolestate.edu

  12. South Florida Community College
    http://www.southflorida.edu

  13. St. Petersburg College
    www.spjc.edu

  14. Valencia Community College
    http://valenciacc.edu

  15. The Florida College System Foundation
    www.fldoe.org/cc/foundation/default.asp

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Technology Transfer

  1. Florida A&M University Technology Transfer Office of Technology Transfer, Licensing, and Commercialization
    http://www.famu.edu/index.cfm?DOR_division_of_research&WhoWeAre

  2. Florida Atlantic University Office of Technology Transfer
    www.fau.edu/research/ott/

  3. Florida Gulf Coast University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
    www.fgcu.edu/orsp

  4. Florida International University Office of Sponsored Research Administration
    http://dsrt.fiu.edu/

  5. University of Central Florida Office of Research and Commercialization
    www.research.ucf.edu

  6. University of Florida Office of Technology Licensing
    www.rgp.ufl.edu/otl/

  7. University of Miami Office of Technology Transfer and Industry Research
    www.miami.edu/techtransfer

  8. University of North Florida Division of Sponsored Research and Training
    www.unf.edu/dept/research/IPATT.html

  9. University of South Florida Division of Patents and Licensing
    www.research.usf.edu/pl/

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Economic Development Organizations

  1. Alachua County Department of Growth Management
    352.374.5249
    http://www.co.alachua.fl.us

  2. Central Florida Development Council Inc.
    863.534.4370
    www.cfdc.org

  3. Citrus County Economic Development Council Inc.
    352.795.2000
    www.citrusedc.com

  4. City of Cocoa
    321.637.7219
    www.cocoafl.org

  5. City of Deltona
    352.795.2000
    www.deltonafl.gov

  6. DeSoto County Economic Development Office
    863.993.4800
    www.desotoedo.com

  7. Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast
    800.535.0203
    www.spacecoastedc.org

  8. Economic Development Commission of Sarasota County
    941.309.1200
    www.edcsarasotacounty.com

  9. Enterprise Flagler
    800.899.7962
    www.enterpriseflagler.org

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  10. Enterprise Florida Inc.
    407.956.5600
    www.eflorida.com

  11. Florida Economic Development Council Inc.
    813.977.3332
    www.fedc.net

  12. Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce
    352.334.7100
    www.gainesvillechamber.com

  13. Gainesville Council for Economic Outreach
    352.378.7300
    www.gainesvillechamber.com/Economic-Development.aspx

  14. Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation
    813.218.3300
    www.tampaedc.com

  15. Haines City Economic Development Council
    863.422.2525
    www.hainescityedc.com

  16. Hardee County Chamber of Commerce
    863.773.6967
    www.hardeecc.com

  17. Hernando County Office of Business Development
    352.540.6400
    www.hernandobusiness.com

  18. Highlands County Economic Development Commission
    863.385.1025
    www.highlandsedc.com

  19. Hillsborough County Economic Development Department
    813.272.7232
    www.hillsboroughcounty.org/econdev/

  20. Lake County Economic Growth and Development
    352.343.9899
    http://EGR.LakeCountyFL.com

  21. Lakeland Economic Development Council
    863.687.3788
    www.lakelandedc.com

  22. Manatee Economic Development Council
    941.748.3411
    www.manateeedc.com

  23. Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission
    407.422.7159
    www.orlandoedc.com

  24. Nature Coast Business Development Council Inc. (Levy County)
    352.486.5470
    www.naturecoast.org/contact.html

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  25. Ocala/Marion County Economic Development Corporation
    352.291.4410
    www.ocalaedc.org/

  26. Osceola County Economic Development Department
    407.742.4200
    www.chooseosceola.com

  27. Pasco Economic Development Council
    888.607.2726
    www.pascoedc.com

  28. Pinellas County Economic Development
    888.759.5627
    www.siliconbay.org

  29. Putnam County Chamber of Commerce
    386.328.1503
    http://putnamcountychamber.org/

  30. Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
    941.955.8187
    www.sarasotachamber.com

  31. Seminole County Department of Economic Development
    407.665.7132
    www.businessinseminole.com

  32. St. Petersburg Economic Development Department
    727.893.7100
    www.stpeteshines.com

  33. Sumter County Economic Development Council
    352.793.3003
    http://sumtercountytoday.com/scedc.asp

  34. Tampa Bay Partnership
    813.878.2208
    http://www.tampabay.org

  35. Volusia County Department of Economic Development
    800.554.3801
    http://volusia.org/economicdevelopment/

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Workforce Boards

  1. Agency for Workforce Innovation
    www.floridajobs.org

  2. Alachua/Bradford Regional Workforce Board
    www.floridaworksonline.com

  3. Brevard Workforce Development Board Inc.
    www.brevardworkforce.com

  4. Citrus/Levy/Marion Workforce Development Board
    www.clmworkforce.com

  5. Employ Florida
    www.employflorida.com

  6. Heartland Workforce Investment Board Inc. (DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands)
    www.heartland-workforce.org

  7. Pasco Hernando Jobs and Education Partnership Regional Board Inc.
    www.pasco-hernando.com

  8. Polk County Workforce Development Board Inc.
    www.polkworks.org

  9. Suncoast Workforce Board Inc. (Manatee, Sarasota)
    www.swdb.org

  10. Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance
    www.workforcetampa.com

  11. Workforce Central Florida
    www.workforcecentralflorida.com

  12. Workforce Development Board of Volusia and Flagler Counties Inc.
    www.centerforbusinessexcellence.net

  13. Workforce Florida
    www.workforceflorida.com

  14. WorkNet Pinellas
    www.worknetpinellas.org

  15. WorkSource
    www.worksourcefl.com/

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Technology Incubators & Venture Capital Organizations

  1. Central Florida Community Development Corporation (CFCDC)
    www.cfcdc.com

  2. Florida Business Incubation Association
    www.fbiaonline.org

  3. Technological Research and Development Authority (TRDA)
    www.trda.org

  4. Florida Institute of Technology Student Business Incubator
    www.innovate.fit.edu/sbi

  5. Ocala Power Plant
    www.ocalapowerplant.com

  6. Milcom Technologies
    www.milcomtech.com

  7. National Business Incubation Association
    www.nbia.org

  8. Seminole Technology Incubation Center
    www.seminoleinc.com

  9. University of Florida Sid Martin Biotech Incubator
    www.sidmartinbio.org

  10. Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida
    www.sbdc.usf.edu

  11. Tampa Bay Innovation Center
    www.tbinnovates.com

  12. University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program
    www.incubator.ucf.edu

  13. University of South Florida Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
    www.research.usf.edu/rf/tbti.asp

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Industry Organizations

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