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Florida has remained at the forefront of information technology innovation since the birth of the IBM PC in Boca Raton.  The state's IT strengths include diverse sectors such as digital media, modeling, simulation & training, photonics/optics and mobile technologies.  More than 25,000 information technology companies employ nearly 235,000 people in Florida.

Software

Areas of Excellence: accounting and finance solutions, business intelligence software, ERP software, healthcare management solutions, cybersecurity applications, supply chain management and logistics systems.

Select Companies in Florida: Citrix Systems, Fidelity National Information Services (FIS), Allen Systems Group, Ultimate Software.

Digital Media

Areas of Excellence: gaming and simulation software, entertainment and theme park applications, 3D animation tools, digital recording equipment.

Select Companies in Florida: EA Tiburon, Onstream Media Corporation, n-Space.

Communications

Areas of Excellence: wireless and mesh networks, communications equipment, secure radio communications, mobile enterprise solutions, wireless infrastructure services.

Select Companies in Florida: Harris Corporation, Motorola Solutions Inc., Terremark, Brightstar Corp, Web.com.

Modeling, Simulation & Training

Areas of Excellence: virtual realities for training, entertainment, gaming, amusement applications, 3D experiences, medical simulation.

Select Companies in Florida: Lockheed Martin, Saab Training USA, SAIC, Indra Systems.

Microelectronics

Areas of Excellence: microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), industrial and consumer electronic components, integrated circuits and microassemblies, semiconductors.

Select Companies in Florida: Jabil Circuit, Inc., AuthenTec, Roper Industries, Draper Laboratory, SRI International.

Photonics/Optics

Areas of Excellence: lasers and sensor technologies, LED lighting, advanced imaging, ultra high-bandwidth communications, nano- and bio-photonics.

Select Companies in Florida: Northrop Grumman Laser Systems, FARO Technologies, LightPath Technologies, Ocean Optics.

Fast Facts

  • Florida is the 3rd largest state for high-tech establishments. )TechAmerica's Cyberstates 2011)
  • Florida is home to over 25,000 IT companies employing nearly a quarter of a million workers
  • Florida is the 3rd largest exporter of high-tech products
  • South Florida is among the world's Top 5 Internet gateways

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Contact Info Florida

Alexander Bothmann, Deputy Director, Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Enterprise Florida (State of Florida)
Karlsplatz 5
80335 Munich
Germany
Phone: 49 89 9901 3665
Fax: 49 89 9901 3667
Email: alexander.bothmann@invest-in-florida.de

Yassin Nahi , Director, UK & Ireland Office
Enterprise Florida (State of Florida)
36 – 38 Whitefriars Street,  
London, EC4Y 8BH
Phone:+44 (0)20 7822 0714
Email:yassin.nahi@eflorida‐europe.com
Website: www.enterpriseflorida.com

Christelle Maffre
Director France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands

Enterprise Florida (State of Florida)
Phone: +33 6 45 62 02 87
Email: christelle.maffre@eflorida-europe.com  

 

 

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