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North Central: Alachua, Levy and Marion Counties

North Central

Anchored by the University of Florida, the North Central area of The Corridor produces unparalleled opportunities to connect with high-tech talent, world-class researchers and passionate entrepreneurs. A magnet for cutting-edge life sciences industry, the area is also emerging as a hub for AI innovation.

The Collaboratory for Inclusive Entrepreneurship at UF is a key partner in The Corridor’s regional effort to catalyze the success of more women-owned businesses applying for Small Business innovation Research (SBIR) awards. The Collaboratory seeks to inspire, educate and empower women leaders in all phases of the innovation lifecycle.

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.

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Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

STEM Outreach
The Cade Museum offers interactive educational programs and events to spark and celebrate innovation.
Stephanie Bailes
President + Executive Director
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startGNV

Startup + Entrepreneurial Support
startGNV is a nonprofit dedicated to growing the innovation ecosystem of Greater Gainesville.
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University of Florida, FLEXStation

University Research + Innovation
FLEX dirves economic and workforce development and strengthens Florida’s role in the global innovation economy.
Erik Sander
Executive Director
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University of Florida, FLEXStation

University Research + Innovation
FLEX dirves economic and workforce development and strengthens Florida’s role in the global innovation economy.
Erik Sander
Executive Director
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startGNV

Startup + Entrepreneurial Support
startGNV is a nonprofit dedicated to growing the innovation ecosystem of Greater Gainesville.
logo - Cade Museum

Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

STEM Outreach
The Cade Museum offers interactive educational programs and events to spark and celebrate innovation.
Stephanie Bailes
President + Executive Director

From the Suncoast to the Space Coast, a super region for high-tech industry