Research Park

Current Organizations

Organizations within the USF Research Park


offers a spectrum of high quality assay stabilizers, protein blockers, and custom coated microplates for enzyme immunoassays, ELISA tests, fluorescent and chemoluminescent tests, for HTS - high throughput screening, cell membrane receptor assays, and for diagnostic lateral flow & flow-through assays.

Our immunoassay consulting services are tailored to help you with market research and product planning, and to develop antibodies, immunoassays, lateral-flow & membrane tests, and HTS high-throughput screening assays.

Our custom services include assay development and production, test validation, quality control and assistance with regulatory approval.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 154, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-985-7180



DMS International


DMS International is a Woman-Owned Small Business specializing in management, training, and information and communication technology services for the Federal government and the private sector.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-9212




The Embassy Suites Tampa


The Embassy Suites Tampa - USF hotel, the proud home of the USF Bulls, is located on the campus of the University of South Florida and the new USF Research Park. The Embassy Suites hotel is just one mile from the Busch Gardens - Adventure Island Tampa Bay Theme Parks, the Moffitt Cancer Center, the Tampa Shriners Children's Hospital, the University Square Shopping Mall and the Museum of Science and Industry - MOSI.

Address: 3705 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-977-7066




The Florida Center of Excellence for Drug Discovery and Innovation (CDDI)

The Florida Center of Excellence for Drug Discovery and Innovation (CDDI)
is a comprehensive center that enhances interactions between scientists and engineers to identify molecules of human health significance and develop novel methods for use in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human disease.

CDDI encompasses the full range from discovery to commercialization and is expected to create an infrastructure that supports collaboration across several academic units: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and USF Health which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health.

In addition to the internal collaboration that CDDI supports, it is expected to move research into commercial applications through its close collaboration with various technology transfer resources (e.g. Research & Innovation, USF CONNECT (a small business development resource), the USF Center for Entrepreneurship, the USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator and the Interdisciplinary Research and Business Partnership).

Address: 3720 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 324, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-974-0274




Florida Health


The Florida Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories provides diagnostic screening, emergency, monitoring, reference and research public health laboratory services with the mission to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. The bureau also regulates environmental laboratories to protect public health.




The Global Center for Hearing & Speech Research


The Global Center for Hearing & Speech Research specializes in multidisciplinary research and development projects aimed at increasing knowledge and clinical treatments in the areas of hearing loss, deafness and speech problems, with emphasis on age-related hearing loss research and discovery.

The Center is a full-service USF research and development facility doing everything from developing specialized strains of animal models – mice, to providing hearing and speech testing services for humans, and investigating new treatments and devices.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 210, Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813-974-6550





is a university-based atelier engaged in a unique experiment in art and education, committed to research and the application of traditional and new techniques for the production of limited edition prints and sculpture multiples. Graphicstudio with the Contemporary Art Museum and the Public Art Program form the Institute for Research in Art in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of South Florida.

Address: 3702 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-974-3503




Health Informatics Institute

The mission of the Health Informatics Institute is to establish and maintain expertise in biomedical science, statistics, clinical trial and study design and coordination, software and data engineering, big data and high performance computing, and integrative bioinformatics.

Address: 3650 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-396-9501






Iovance Biotherapeutics is focused on the development of novel immunotherapies based on patient-specific T-cells for the treatment of metastatic melanoma and other solid cancers.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 316, Tampa, FL 33612






USF Small Business Development Center (SBDC) delivers, through certified professionals, consulting, training and information to help businesses succeed and create positive impact for the Florida economy, while providing value for its stakeholders.







UDI is a freestanding imaging center located on the campus of the University of South Florida. For the past 20 years, UDI has surpassed the challenge of providing superior technology, service and care to the Tampa Bay Community.

UDI is widely recognized throughout the community for its reputation of combining excellence with superior personalized patient care. Our experienced Radiologists and highly trained staff continue to make it their priority to provide exceptional service to our community.

Our primary mission is to provide each patient with the highest level of quality and personalized care possible.

Address: 3301 Alumni Drive
Contact at: 813-972-3351




Veterans Affairs


U.S. Department of Veterans Administration Research Department
focuses on allergy, immunology and infectious disease; cardiovascular; cellular and molecular biology; diabetes; metabolic regulation and disorders; and neurodegenerative disease




USF Research & Innovation


USF Research & Innovation: Research and creative activities at the University of South Florida are fundamental to its mission of excellence in teaching, research, and public service.

The promotion and support of these activities are the responsibilities of Research & Innovation and its departments, which provide services that enable USF research faculty, staff, and students to be competitive in a dynamic research environment.

From assisting with the development of a grant proposal to filing a patent to ensuring the safety of patients in research studies, the Research staff are trained professionals, able to meet the needs of USF researchers.

Address: 3702 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 165, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-974-5570





Technology Transfer Office / Patents & Licensing: 
Patents & Licensing manages USF's intellectual capital through the technology transfer process. Patents & Licensing identifies, protects, markets and licenses, the embodiments of campus research and scholarly activity.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-974-0994




USF Research Foundation

USF Research Foundation: 
The Research Foundation was formed as a direct-support organization for the university in order to provide broad and flexible financial mechanisms in support of research operations, contracts and grants, and to facilitate the commercialization of university inventions.

The Research Foundation is responsible for receiving and administering all royalties related to intellectual property, and acts as a fiduciary entity on behalf of the licensee and university programs. The Research Foundation also acts as the fiduciary entity for private contracts and grants.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33612
Contact at: 813-974-1082






USF CONNECT is the business and economic development initiative of the University of South Florida (USF) that provides support for technology start-ups and serves as the point of entry for companies looking to do business with USF.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612




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.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612




Student Innovation Incubator


The Student Innovation Incubator (SII) aims to create, guide, and embrace student entrepreneurs in order to build successful business that are launched and sustained in the Tampa Bay.

Address: 3802 Spectrum Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612



USF Academic Units at the Research Park

Center for Assistive, Rehabilitation & Robotics Technologies
Center for Urban Transportation Research
Center for Wireless and Microwave Information Systems
• Clean Energy Research Center
Chemical & Biomedical Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Functional Materials and Manufacturing Institute
Global Health
Medical Engineering
Smart Grid Power Systems Laboratory