Innovation Coast is an alliance of technology and knowledge based companies in Northwest Florida. Its mission is to grow, sustain, and showcase the region's successful, vibrant ecosystem of technology and knowledge-based companies, capital investors, and professionals.


Innovation Coast provides the opportunity to converse and collaborate with other industry members about the issues and challenges facing individual organizations and the technology and knowledge based industry sectors as a whole.


Innovation Coast is a link to technology and knowledge-based careers in Northwest Florida, recruiting talent for member companies and organizations and working to attract the critically needed workforce for the sector.


Innovation Coast offers the opportunity to collaborative with educators to shape the programs that will train tomorrow's technology and knowledge based workforce.


Northwest Florida enjoys the friendly business environment and ample resources necessary for its establishment and growth as a hub of innovation and advancement in the technology and knowledge based industry sectors.


Save the date for ITEN Wired
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Master today’s technology and prepare for tomorrow’s as the ITEN Wired Summit comes back to Pensacola in October. Read More »


AppRiver Expands Executive Team to Accelerate Momentum, Growth: AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of email messaging and Web protection solutions announced it has expanded its executive team, adding a new executive appointment and three promotions to round out its world-class management team. Read More »

UWF announces Center for Research and Economic Opportunity: The University of West Florida announces the creation of the Center for Research and Economic Opportunity. CREO is the result of a merger of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the Office of Economic Development and Engagement. Go To Link »

Innovation Award winner IRIS gains FDA approval, Florida Institute funding: The FDA granted clearance to the Innovation Coast 2014 Innovation Award winner Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, a retinal screening software for primary care. Read More »

IHMC Scientist Named To Florida Inventors Hall Of Fame: Jerry Pratt, one of the world's leading researchers in the field of robotics, has been named to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, joining an august group of inventors which includes the likes of Thomas Edison. Read More »

CEO and co-founder of AppRiver earns annual Ethics in Business Award: The Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola and the University of West Florida College of Business named Michael Murdoch as a 2015 recipient of the annual Ethics in Business Award Monday. Go To Link »

PSC Partners with AppRiver: Pensacola State College computer science students are getting experience working on a real-world software project in a new capstone course that is built around direct involvement with local companies. AppRiver email and web security experts stepped up to offer the first partnership with the class. Go To Link »