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Don't miss a B.E.A.T.! Experience the fresh and innovative entrepreneurial talent coming out of Tampa, FL on November 19.
B.E.A.T. (Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa) is a showcase of entrepreneurial innovation featuring USF students, Tampa Bay Technology Incubator companies, and First WaVE Accelerator start-ups and entrepreneurs. To add to the spirit of fun and innovation, we will also be celebrating the grand opening of the Student Innovation Incubator at USF CONNECT. These activities will be held at the USF Research Park Galleria.This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.
The day’s program will feature the entrepreneurship exhibit, tours of The Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation facilities and open house tours of the new Student Innovation Incubator. A reception with light refreshments will follow.
Tuesday, November 19
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Exhibit Set-Up
1 p.m. B.E.A.T. opens to the public
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. President’s address and Reception
If you are a TBTI, First WaVE accelorator company or USF Student interested in exhibiting at B.E.A.T., please email Wendy Plant at firstname.lastname@example.org or Meagan Eng at MeaganEng@usf.edu to request a registration form.
When & Where
USF CONNECT is the business and economic development initiative of the University of South Florida (USF) that provides support for technology start-ups and serves as the point of entry for companies looking to do business with USF.
- Drives economic development through several programs including Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), Student Innovation Incubator (SII), and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council’s (The Corridor) Matching Grants Research Program
- Unites technology and talent with businesses throughout a 23 county region, providing access to top-tier research, faculty, students, inventors, local organizations, economic development councils, supporting industry and capital funding sources
- Facilitates the needs of Tampa Bay's technology and bio/life sciences entrepreneurs throughout the business life cycle by providing professional amenities and resources for successful business development and technology commercialization