Monday, March 28, 2016

UCF to Unveil $5 Million Renovation of UCF Business Incubation Facilities in Central Florida Research Park

Carol Ann Dykes
 Orlando, Fla. --- The University of Central Florida will unveil the 14-month, $5 million renovation of its UCF Business Incubation Program’s anchor facility in the Central Florida Research Park (CFRP)Wednesday, March 30 from 3 to 6 p.m.
who:                University of Central Florida’s Business Incubation Program (UCFBIP), East Orlando Chamber of Commerce and Orange County Government.

what:               Ribbon cutting with tours of new office space and labs and exhibits;  Dr. Tom O’Neal, Founder and Executive Director UCFBIP,  Orange County Economic Development Director Eric Ushkowitz and Florida High Tech Corridor Council President Randy Berridge will address the group.

when:              Wednesday, March 30 from 3 to 6 p.m.

                        Program and Ribbon Cutting 4 to 4:30 p.m.

where:             3251 and 3259 Progress Drive, Orlando, FL 32826

Tom O'Neal
why:                Opened in 1999 as the first of seven UCF Business Incubation facilities in Central Florida, the CFRP site is currently home to nearly 50 technology development companies and has graduated nearly 90 companies.

More than 300 guests are expected, including representatives of graduate companies, business and community partners, vendors, university and local government officials.

Contact:  For more information:

Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubator-CFRP 407-207-7426,

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications Inc. 407-644-4142 or 407-461-3781

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