Commercialization... How We Can Help You
The Technology Transfer Team Guides scientists and inventors through the complex patenting and commercialization process.
The Venture Accelerator mentors entrepreneurs in business plan development, market analysis, investor pitch creation, and products/intellectual property validation.
For Central Florida entrepreneurs looking to commercialize technology, UCF's award-winning Business Incubation Network offers mentoring and advice in all aspect of Business developing and growth.
For Stage 2 companies, the GrowFL program offers access to a suite of high-end, high-speed technical assistance and business resources that includes information and decision-making tools that are typically only available to larger companies.
The UCF Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (UCF CIE) is a university-wide program that consolidates and coordinates UCF’s major innovation and entrepreneurship support activities to leverage university and regional partnerships. Its mission is to promote innovation, wealth creation, and the economic vitality of the Central Florida region. It will accomplish this by three objectives, which include education, research and outreach.
Other Resources Include
- UCF Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
The UCF-CEL actively cultivates mutually beneficial partnerships with university, business, and government leaders that enhance the university's education programs, research, and commercialization productivity.
- UCF Small Business Development Center
The SBDC provides business seminars and free one-on-one counseling for small business owners.
- National Entrepreneurship Center
The NEC has 11 on-site partners who provide services to the small business community, including one-on-one counseling, business plan assistance, financial assistance, training seminars and networking.
- Small Business Advisory Board Council
The council helps businesses reach outside experts that can aid in the growth and development of the company.
- UCF University Economic Development
Assists in the creation, attraction & retention of technology-based companies to the FL High Tech Corridor and the State of Florida.
- Institute for Economic Competiveness at the UCF College of Business Administration
Strives to provide complete, accurate and timely national, state and regional forecasts and economic analyses. Through these analyses, the institute provides valuable resources to the public and private sectors for informed decision making.