At the Strategic Planning sessions in the spring of 2018, the City Council discussed the value of Tech Runway and its role in fostering small developing companies through education, mentoring and funding. At the request of Tech Runway, the City Council authorized and approved a grant in the amount of $50,000 per year for three years beginning in January 2019 through the Economic Development Fund.
FAU Tech Runway®
is a South Florida public-private partnership fostering technology start-ups. Through our collaborative workspace, entrepreneurs find the complete ecosystem to house, educate, mentor, and fund their companies from inception through expansion stages.
Supported by Florida Atlantic University’s Division of Research, FAU Tech Runway® partners with the Research Park at FAU, the Institute for the Commercialization of Research, the FAU offices of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI), and other affiliates. FAU Tech Runway’s vision is to help launch South Florida’s next generation of global entrepreneurs.