October 21, 2021

High-Tech Corridor


| 8/19/2019

Orlando Standouts

  • Ag 3 is a biological technology company that produces and sells tissue culture liners.
  • Argonide Advanced Filtration Systems specializes in nanofiltration water purification systems.
  • AquaFiber Technologies develops nutrient remediation technologies to restore surface water health.
  • Capacitech Energy, founded at the University of Central Florida, developed a highpower, highdensity conductor that increases battery life and capacity.
  • Florida Food Products, a food processing company based in Eustis, develops fruit and vegetable concentrates, powders and solutions.
  • Imec USA is nanoelectronics design center for photonics and highspeed electronics. It put its first U.S.based research and development center in Kissimmee.
  • LightPath Technologies develops and manufactures optics, photonics and infrared solutions for the industrial, commercial, defense, telecommunications and medical industries and is headquartered in Orlando.
  • Lockheed Martin employs 8,000 in Orlando developing technologies related to electrooptics, sensing, mission systems, training and technology for the aerospace and defense industries.
  • Luminar Technologies develops lidar sensors that act as the eyes of autonomous vehicles.
  • SynapCyte is a biotherapeutic company that has developed regenerative treatment for neurological diseases including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
  • Universal Creative is the innovative force behind the rides and shows at Universal Parks & Resorts.

Employment by Industry

  • 20.5% — Leisure/Hospitality
  • 18.6% — Professional/ Business Services
  • 12% — Education/ Health Services
  • 11.3% — Retail Trade
  • 9.9% — Government
  • 6.4% — Construction
  • 5.7% — Financial Activities
  • 3.6% — Manufacturing
  • 3.4% — Wholesale Trade
  • 3.4% — Other Services
  • 3.3% — Transportation/ Warehousing/Utilities Information
  • 1.9% — Mining/Logging

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