Filling the five Resident Partner positions are Cobb Cole, FireSpring Fund, James Moore & Co., Vann Data Services and venVelo. Resident Partners will provide professional advice, direction and services in addition to making connections and long-term relationships with start-up companies within the Research Park and university. They will support start-up ventures while advancing new technologies toward commercialization and launch.
All partners will be housed in the Research Park's cornerstone building, the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex. Named after U.S. Representative John Mica (R-Florida) in honor of his key role in supporting the university's educational and research endeavors and more commonly called the MicaPlex, it is a 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art innovation hub designed to encompass research enterprises in aviation, space, engineering, unmanned systems and the environment working in partnership with Embry-Riddle faculty and students. Located adjacent to the Daytona Beach Campus, it will include 10,000 square feet of flex lease space as part of a collaborative platform for incubating new technologies. Tenant partnership opportunities are still available for the flex lease space.
"This is a unique collaborative opportunity not only for our partners and start-up companies, but for our students, staff and faculty," said Embry-Riddle Interim President Dr. Karen A. Holbrook. "The diversity and depth of experience that these partners represent provide a comprehensive suite of services for future leaders of tomorrow – whether they be students, local businesses or national organizations."
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