East Central: Greater Orlando and the Space Coast
The boundless ingenuity shaping Greater Orlando’s innovation ecosystem is an outgrowth of the aerospace and entertainment industries that for decades have attracted global recognition. Opportunity starts at the University of Central Florida, which has grown to become not only one of the largest universities in the nation, but also one of the most impactful engines of economic growth.
Anchoring The Corridor’s network in East Central Florida, the UCF Business Incubation Program facilitates smarter, faster growth for tech startups and companies expanding to the region. The team leverages a deep resource network of university researchers, industry trade groups, capital investors and federal procurement partners to support new and potential clients.
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.
CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at UCF
Economic Development Commission Florida’s Space Coast
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Metro Orlando (HCMO)
National Center for Simulation
UCF Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC)
UCF Business Incubation Program
Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (VEI)
weVENTURE at the Florida Insitute of Technology
Duke Energy Corporation
Sustaining SponsorDuke Energy is a leading energy company focused on electric power and gas distribution operations.