Florida Industry Clusters

Florida's leading industry clusters play a key role in the state's continued economic competitiveness and success.

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Life Sciences

Identified Clusters

Innovative organizations in key Florida industries, such as life sciences and aerospace, find the nurturing environment here for developing state-of-the-art technologies, while sophisticated financial and professional services firms prosper thanks to Florida's skillful workforce and the state's business-friendly environment. Such conditions have been critical to Florida's success in building science, technology and professional industry clusters and to preserving the state's status as a key player in the Innovation Economy. (eflorida.com)

Florida's strengths lie in the following key sectors:

  • CleanTech (Energy, Efficiency, Environment)
  • Life Sciences (Biotechnology, Medical Device Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Health Care)
  • Information Technology (Modeling, Simulation and Training, Photonics/Optics, Digital Media, Software and Computer Systems Design and Integration, Computers, Microelectronics and Precision Device, Telecommunications)
  • Aviation / Aerospace
  • Homeland Security / Defense
  • Financial / Professional Services

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U.S. Cluster Mapping

The U.S. Cluster Mapping Project is a national initiative that provides open data on regional clusters to support U.S. business, innovation and policy.

US Clusters

Space Florida

As the State of Florida’s aerospace economic development agency, Space Florida fosters bold economic development activities to expand and diversify domestic and international opportunities that support talent development, enhance infrastructure and support governments and organizations in improving the state’s competitive business climate.

Space Florida
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Global economy

Florida's Great Northwest

The mission of Florida’s Great Northwest is  to market and brand the 12-county Northwest Florida region as a globally competitive location for business and to work with regional partners to recruit new jobs and investment throughout Northwest Florida.