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life sciences + medical technologies

Specialty pharma, tissue engineering, medical devices, diagnostic, mental health, destination therapeutics, and telemedicine

Life Sciences + Medical Technologies is one of four clusters we are actively growing in partnership with Orange County Government as part of Cenfluence – Central Florida Cluster Initiative to spark high tech economic opportunities in Florida.
Read more about the people and organizations driving growth in Life Sciences + Medical Technologies at Cenfluence.com




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trusted collaborators + connections

Our work is powered by collaborative relationships with trusted individuals and organizations that share our spirit of innovation and desire to help.


Industry Group
BioFlorida is a statewide association with seven member-led chapters that connect life science communities across Florida.
Nancy Bryan
President & CEO
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Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

University Research + Innovation
The GCREC offers working research fields and state-of-the-art clean housing and laboratory facilities.
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UCF NanoScience Technology Center

University Research + Innovation
The center conducts cutting-edge research in materials and nanotechnology to solve real-world challenges.
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USF Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS)

University Research + Innovation
CAMLS is one of the world’s largest, free-standing simulation facilities for training healthcare professionals.
Haru Okuda
Executive Director


Startup + Entrepreneurial Support
USF CONNECT facilitates access to programming, business mentors, university talent and research for startups.
Shannon Pastizzo
Program Director