USF CONNECT is the business and economic development initiative of the University of South Florida (USF) that provides support for technology start-ups and serves as the point of entry for companies looking to do business with USF.
- Drives economic development through several programs including Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), Student Innovation Incubator (SII), and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s (The Corridor) Matching Grants Research Program
- Unites technology and talent with businesses throughout a 23 county region, providing access to top-tier research, faculty, students, inventors, local organizations, economic development councils, supporting industry and capital funding sources
- Facilitates the needs of Tampa Bay's technology and bio/life sciences entrepreneurs throughout the business life cycle by providing professional amenities and resources for successful business development and technology commercialization
If you would like more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facilities are available to our incubator companies for meetings, presentations, and research.
Our Partner Organizations provide vital support for the success of our incubator companies.
Resources include: start-up, financial, funding, staffing, legal, marketing and much more.
Click here for the FirstWaVE Accelerator Program.
Click here for the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator.
Student Innovation Incubator (SII) is a shared workspace and a collaborative business environment for University of South Florida students from all graduate and undergraduate disciplines to create and grow new businesses. SII provides access to resources such as mentors, space, and business guidance to facilitate entrepreneurship and ignite job growth.
For questions, please contact USF CONNECT.
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, USF Research Foundation