FLORIDA INNOVATION HIGHLIGHTS

Entrepreneurship - Talent - Ideas - Capital - Collaboration 

InternetCoast's Florida Innovation Highlights is an information resource that provides analysis and insights on innovation and technology driven job creation and economic growth in South Florida and across the State. 

The purpose of Highlights is to provide a tool to stimulate dialogue to better understand South Florida and Florida’s innovation ecosystem, its impact on the competitiveness of industries, and opportunities to leverage innovation to stimulate job creation and economic growth.  

Florida Innovation Ecosystem Reports

Venture Capital Investments

Florida Venture Capital Highlights 2013 – 2017 (January 2018)

2017 Investment in Florida-based businesses increases to $2.6 billion

Report Tables

  • Florida Venture Capital Investments Compared to Other States, 2013 – 2017
  • 2017 Investments In Florida-based Companies By Enterprise Florida Region
  • 2017 Top Florida Venture Capital Investment Transactions
  • 2017 Florida Investments by Industry Sector

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Workforce Talent Pipeline

Facts About Florida's High Tech Workforce - Jobs, Trends & Performance Benchmarks, 2009 - 2014 (October 2015)>>> 

Milken Institute Names 2015 Best-Performing Cities Index - Five Florida Cities Rank in Top 50 Best Performing Cities (December 2015)>>> 

South Florida STEM & High Tech Employment Report, 2009 - 2014>>> 

Research & Development

Florida Academic R&D Highlights Report 2012 - 2016 (January 2018)>>> 

Florida R&D Highlights Report - Florida & U.S. R&D Trends 2007 - 2011 - Business, Government, & Academic Institution Expenditures & Sources of Funds (June 2014)>>>

Florida Academic Institution NSF Proposal Success Rates 2010 - 2015>>> 

Foreign Direct Investment

Capital For Innovation - Foreign Direct Investments - $4.3 Billion Invested To Acquire, Establish, or Expand Florida Businesses in 2014 (December 2015)>>>  

SBIR/STTR Program 

SBIR/STTR Program Highlights 2008 -2012 (June 2015)>>> 

Enterprise Florida Regions

 

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