Sunday, September 5, 2010

FHTCC prominently mentioned in a report to President Obama

The Florida High Tech Corridor Council is an active and strong supporter of the Florida Photonics industry and the Florida Photonics Cluster. The FHTCC's role in economic development was prominently mentioned in a recent report to President Obama from the "Presidential Task Force on Space Industry Workforce & Economic Development" in a communication to Randy Berridge, FHTCC President by Paul J. Corson, senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. The task force provided the President "a robust set of recommendations to ease workforce transitions and create jobs, and enduring economic opportunity for the Space Coast" in which referred to: the High Tech Corridor, with the University of Central Florida, University of Florida, and University of South Florida driving innovation and the creation of new businesses in emerging fields such as simulation technology, advanced robotics, and software. The full task force report is available at

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