Hi-tech entrepreneurs near the Space Coast looking to start or grow a business take advantage of the FastTrac® Programs, a Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation initiative. Entrepreneurs can choose either the FastTrac® NewVentureTM Program Boot Camp at the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa, or the FastTrac® TechVentureTM Program Workshop at the TRDA Business Innovation Center in Melbourne. Learn more.
Florida’s growing Innovation Economy is the result of an entrepreneurial environment that allows technology professionals to advance their R&D efforts from the lab to the marketplace. This has resulted in a rising number of home-grown technology companies and the establishment of Florida operations for many world-class research institutes.
R&D investors choose Florida for their critical innovation projects because the state offers a robust R&D infrastructure, strong support networks for technology entrepreneurs and a growing, qualified talent pool that can take basic research from its conceptual phase to commercialization.
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