Student Innovation Incubator



SII Class of 2016-2017

SII Class of 2016-2017

SII Class of 2016-2017

SII Class of 2016-2017

 A Catalyst for Student Entrepreneurs

If you have ever wanted to start and grow your own business, the student incubator can help you turn your dream into a reality. Escape the distractions of coffee shops and roommates to come work in an environment specifically created to help you succeed. Surrounded by like-minded student entrepreneurs, the incubator is more than just office space; it is the first step to becoming a successful entrepreneur!

Located at the University of South Florida Research Park, under the USF CONNECT program, the incubator is able to assist you in any stage of business development.

Services and Amenities:

SII (Student Innovation Incubator) helps turn students' business ideas into reality. Student ventures with scalable, commercial potential are given access to high-tech, collaborative office space, paired with industry mentors, subject matter experts, and community corporate partners to develop scalable business plans, and market-testable products and services.

Mission and Vision

Student driven, university supported business incubator that turn students' business ideas into reality through access to professional mentors, collaborative office spaces, and community corporate partners.

SII aims to create, guide, and embrace student entrepreneurs in order to build successful business that are launched and sustained in the Tampa Bay.

Our goal is to support and encourage student entrepreneurship at the University of South Florida in order to cultivate successful businesses for economic growth in Tampa Bay.


The USF Student Innovation Incubator was developed by USF CONNECT, in partnership with the USF Center for Entrepreneurship, the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, and Hillsborough County.

Center for Entrepreneurship


The Corridor