When we grow our target industries, we are creating opportunities in sectors that bring high paying jobs to our communities, which enables Broward County to continue to serve as a prime location for large companies to relocate and do business in.
At the center of this effort is the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County's Economic Development Organization which is tasked with retaining and creating more opportunities for our residents to continue to prosper and live a better life.
SVP, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
VP, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
President & CEO, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) built a revolutionary Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) in 2016 that houses one of Florida’s largest wet labs, the NSU Technology Incubator and some of the world’s most accomplished researchers. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. More than 200 research projects are underway at NSU, including studies on cardiovascular disease, anti-cancer therapies, chronic fatigue syndrome, autism, coral reef restoration, stem cells and wildlife DNA forensics, among other subjects.
As the birthplace of the first IBM personal computer, and the first smartphone – Simon, and much more, South Florida is not only a gateway to Latin America, it is a Technology Gateway. The South Florida "TechGateway" is one of the world’s technology centers of excellence. We promote this powerhouse region as well as develop and attract globally-recognized talent, entrepreneurs, educators and capital investors.