The Orlando Economic Partnership business development team attended SEMICON West July 11-13, 2017 in San Francisco in partnership with BRIDG, the world’s first industry-led smart sensor consortium located in Osceola County. The team gained more than 20 leads interested in partnering with BRIDG and or opening an office in Orlando. The Orlando Economic Partnership also met with two tech-related companies based in the Silicon Valley that may have projects which could generate approximately 1,000 jobs for the region over the next several years.Learn More
Florida will nearly double its investment in Research and Development (R&D) when it raises the maximum amount of tax credits available to companies to $16.5 million in 2018. The R&D tax credit, now capped at $9 million, encourages and rewards manufacturers who bring new or improved products to market, as well as manufacturers who improve the manufacturing process.Learn More
The Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, home to BRIDG, was completed on schedule – 24 months after design began – and is ready to host new manufacturing technologies as the anchor of a 500-acre, master-planned site owned by Osceola County called NeoCity.
The most versatile microelectronics manufacturing and research facility in the world is less than twenty minutes from the Orlando International Airport. Located in Osceola County, Fla., BRIDG provides more than 109,000 square feet of lab and office space for researchers to develop the next generation of smart sensors, photonics, and optics that connect the world through the Internet of Things (loT). That connection will change the way we live and will help solve some of the planet’s biggest problems.Learn More
Topics: Advanced Manufacturing
The world’s first industry-led smart sensor consortium, being built in Osceola County in the Orlando region, now has a new name – BRIDG – which stands for Bridging the Innovation Development Gap. The high tech facility, scheduled to open in March of 2017, is located in what is now called NeoCity.Learn More
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