The Association of Public Land-Grant Universities Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity is focused on: 1) understanding and defining the expanding university role in local and regional innovation; 2) expanding the tools and metrics for universities to measure and explain their role to a wide range of audiences. learn more . . .
The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) promotes the development and operations of research parks that foster innovation, commercialization and economic competitiveness in a global economy through collaboration among universities, industry and government. learn more . . .
BioFlorida, Florida's independent statewide bioscience organization serves its members by providing the infrastructure to exchange information and ideas through industry specific programming, education, networking and legislative initiatives. learn more . . .
The Florida Business Incubation Association (FBIA) shares information and develops programs that support the successful growth and operation of business incubators throughout Florida. learn more . . .
The Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) is a primary resource for policy development, legislative updates, education, networking and professional advancement. Over 500 professionals statewide count on FEDC to provide leadership, communications, peer recognition and networking. learn more . . .
The Florida Network of Research Science and Technology Parks (Florida Network) was formed as a collaborative effort to expand the state’s global standing in technology and research based industry and to advance the economic growth of the state. learn more . . .
The Florida High Tech Corridor Council (FHTCC) was established by the Legislature in 1996 to attract, retain and grow high tech industry and to help develop the workforce to support those industries in the 21-county service areas of the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the University of South Florida (USF). learn more . . .
The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) is Florida's One-Stop-Shop for investors and entrepreneurs who seek to identify new opportunities based on technologies developed through publicly-funded research. learn more . . .
The Florida Small Business Development Center Network (FSBDCN) delivers, through certified professionals, consulting, training and information to help businesses succeed and create positive impact for the Florida economy, while providing value for our stakeholders. learn more . . .
The goal of The Florida Venture Forum is to help ensure the success of entrepreneurial ventures by offering expert counsel, educational advice and managerial assistance. The Florida Venture Forum is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that is supported locally by private companies, service providers, venture capitalists and academic institutions. learn more . . .
The Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (FLVEC) is a web portal designed to provide a robust and easy-to-use resource for local entrepreneurs to find information and services to support their new or growing business. learn more . . .
Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Services provides professional business consulting and small business training at no cost to small businesses located throughout the County.
InBIA is a global non-profit organization that has welcomed and supported entrepreneurial organizations for over 30 years. Serving a diverse group of entrepreneurship centers, program managers, directors and policymakers, we help guide, mentor and develop sustainable entrepreneur support programs in every industry and demographic. learn more . . .
Mote Marine Laboratory has been a leader in marine research since it was founded in 1955. Today, Mote incorporates public outreach as a key part of their mission. Mote is an independent nonprofit organization and has seven centers for marine research, the public Mote Aquarium and an Education Division specializing in public programs for all ages. learn more . . .
SRI International's Marine Technology Program, located in St. Petersburg, Florida, specializes in the study of surface and subsurface marine environments. These studies involve experiments, research, development, deployment, and operations of advanced sensors and their systems. learn more . . .
The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. learn more . . .
Our mission is to create a more unified, competitive and prosperous region. The Tampa Bay Partnership galvanizes the region's most visionary, influential and engaged business leaders, along with a diverse group of community stakeholders, to identify and address the critical economic issues impacting Tampa Bay. learn more . . .
The Tampa Bay Technology Forum (TBTF) is a group dedicated to achieving successful and thriving technology-based businesses in the Tampa Bay area. learn more . . .
The University Economic Development Association (UEDA) focuses on the nexus between higher education institutions and economic development partners. UEDA’s mission is to serve its members by enhancing members’ abilities to deliver economic development benefits through engagement with higher education. learn more . . .
USF Research Foundation, Inc.
3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 100
Tampa, Florida 33612-9220
30338 USF Holly Dr.
Telephone: (813) 974-1082
Fax: (813) 396-9313
Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., D.Sc.
President and CEO
USF Research Foundation