Why Regionalism

Why Florida's Research Coast?

Welcome to Florida's Research Coast. Conveniently located on the southeast coast of Florida you'll find the perfect region for cutting-edge companies pushing the frontiers of research in life science, bio-technology, energy, information technology and manufacturing. Known as Florida's Research Coast, this area is attracting the attention of renowned organizations from all over the globe.

And right in the middle of this burgeoning region, in Port St. Lucie, one of the safest cities in both Florida and the nation you will find a growing life science and research cluster. The central location of this unique complex provides convenient access to the other science clusters springing up along Florida's Research Coast, from Jupiter to Orlando.

Many research organizations - the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies, the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Mann Research Center, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Smithsonian Marine Center to name a few - have already chosen Florida's Research Coast as their East Coast home. Like businesses everywhere, med-tech firms and others in the scientific community are looking for the best operating environment, whether it's for research partnership opportunities, laboratory facilities or economic incentives. They're all here on Florida's Research Coast.... a vibrant research environment with amenities that's ideally suited to the laboratory, office and production needs of fast-growing bio-tech, life science, information technology, manufacturing and energy companies.

Florida's Research Coast -A Vibrant Region
A strategic location, central to Florida's Turnpike and I-95, easily serving the Central and South Florida markets
Direct access to top-tier science research partners
First-rate universities & colleges providing workforce education and training
An abundance of land ready to develop, with room for expansion
Pro-business community and environment
World-class communications networks and underground utilities
Excellent business incentives
One of the nation's safest cities & region
A great place to live, work and play!!