Industry Support & Economic Development Organizations


Innovation Concourse of the Southeast
The Innovation Concourse of the Southeast (ICSE) is a program that brings together up-and-coming small technology businesses and innovative university researchers (creators), industry-leading corporations (seekers), and countless regional resources (allies) to foster a perfect network to build commerce.

Enterprise Florida Inc (EFI)

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership serving as Florida’s primary organization devoted to statewide economic development.

Florida Research Consortium (FRC)

The Florida Research Consortium (FRC) is a strategic partnership of education, business and government formed specifically to advocate for knowledge-based economic development in Florida.

Florida Small Business Development Center Network – Business Technology Commercialization

Through the Business Technology Commercialization Program (BTC), the Florida Small Business Development Center Network provides support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) engaged in R&D or manufacturing in Florida.

Florida High Tech Corridor

The Florida High Tech Corridor Council (FHTCC) is a regional economic development initiative of the University of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF) whose mission is to grow high tech industry in the region through research, workforce development and marketing programs.


Insitute of Commercialization of Public Research (ICPR)

The Institute of Commercialization of Public Research is Florida’s One-Stop-Shop for investors and entrepreneurs who are seeking new opportunities.  Working collaboratively with Florida’s universities and research institutions, the Institute  delivers both company building and company funding programs to create the leading products and companies of tomorrow.