Florida Business Incubation Association
The Florida Business Incubation Association was established in
October 1998. The FBIA shares information and develops programs
that support the successful growth and operation of business incubators
throughout Florida. Through the FBIA, all of the statewide incubators
now have one, centralized leader and unified voice.
Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center
The Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center (GTEC) is a community
program providing early stage technology startup companies with
tools, training and infrastructure to help them grow and develop
into financially viable technology enterprises.
National Business Incubation
The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA)
is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation
and entrepreneurship. It provides thousands of professionals with
the information, education, advocacy and networking resources to
bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies
Seminole Technology Business Incubation Center
The Seminole Technology Business Incubation Center (STBIC)is a
joint venture of Seminole County, Seminole County Port Authority
and Seminole Community College. This joint venture is supported
by grants from the National Aeronautical and Space Administration
and the Technological Research and Development Authority.
Located on the central west coast of Florida, the STAR Technology
Enterprise Center (STAR TEC) is the Tampa Bay area's first technology
and manufacturing business accelerator. Housed within the Young-Rainey
Science, Technology, and Research Center, a former Department of
Energy facility, STAR TEC supports the growth of early stage manufacturing
and technology-based companies, enabling them to migrate their
product/service to market more rapidly and effectively.
TRDA Business Innovation Center
The TRDA was established by the Florida Legislature in 1987 as
an Independent Special District of the state. It is served by a
five-member board of directors, each personally appointed by the
Governor of Florida.
University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Development Incubator
The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology
Incubator is a pioneer in bio-business
incubation and a unique component of UF’s successful
commercialization efforts (Business
Week). Since 2002 our companies have received $241 million
of investment and $89 million in grant awards.
University of South Florida Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
Bay Technology Incubator exists to support technology
research as a catalyst for economic development and advocates
the development and construction of facilities for high-technology
companies and related support functions. In promoting research
with companies and the University of South Florida, the Tampa
Bay Technology Incubator seeks to address the needs
of local high technology employers in such areas as engineering,
biometrics and other technologies.