For Industry


Tampa Bay Technology Incubator

The Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) is one vehicle through which USF CONNECT grows successful companies. TBTI supports technology research as a catalyst for economic development and advocates the creation and development of facilities for high-technology companies and related support functions.

Student Innovation Incubator

The Student Innovation Incubator (SII) 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.

FirstWaVE Accelerator Program

The FirstWaVE Accelerator Program matches tech entrepreneurs to the resources they need when they need them. FirstWaVE accepts companies into the program with the goal of helping the companies progress to the next stage of development within 6 to 12 months.