Innovation Never Waits in Line
You’ve likely experienced Orlando, but you probably don’t realize our community’s ability to create the most magical experiences goes way beyond our world famous theme parks. Orlando’s high-tech sector turns fantasy into reality through innovation – from advancements in space technology to life-like simulated experiences applied to our nation’s defense training programs. From coasters to coastline, innovation is embedded deep in Orlando’s DNA. So if you think you know Orlando, there’s a good chance you’ve never fully experienced our culture of innovation that powers the world’s most memorable place.
Tech is the biggest ticket in town
Accelerating the Innovation Ecosystem
The Orlando Economic Partnership works to propel our region’s tech and innovation ecosystem by focusing on targeted economic development and connecting business leaders and entrepreneurs to resources to accelerate progress towards an innovation-based economy. Through ecosystem development, programming and marketing, the OEP creates new opportunities for the regional technology and innovation community to scale and mature, resulting in a more connected and diverse ecosystem with greater awareness of Orlando’s global profile as a leading community for innovation.
No. 2 Most Startup Activity
U.S. Census Bureau’s Business Dynamics Statistics, 2021
Top 20 Surge City
Inc. Magazine, 2020
UCF Among Top 20 Most Innovative Universities
U.S. News & World Report, 2018-2021
8 Entreprenuership Degrees Within 100 Mile Radius of Orlando
Innovate In Orlando
Orlando’s entrepreneur community is enthusiastic about partnership and collaboration, and there are many resources that entrepreneurs can take advantage of to grow and scale their businesses in the region.
News About Tech & Innovation in Orlando
Orlando’s innovation economy launched with the country’s space race and has not slowed down since man landed on the moon. From simulation and defense to autonomous vehicle technology, innovation has been a theme here far longer than the theme parks.