About Us

Innovation Grows With Us – we create opportunities for you to creatively address our national defense’s training needs.

Our Expertise

Central Florida Tech Grove creates connectivity and collaborations to support development of innovative solutions addressing the needs of the military. It provides education, support, and access for small businesses wanting to connect with the Modeling, Simulation & Training and Human Performance industry. Some of the many services we offer are:
  • Identification of hard problems within MS&T and provide opportunities for non-traditional technologists to address them leveraging prize challenges and colliders
  • Host outreach events, capability demonstrations, monthly and weekly social engagements
  • Create solution ecosystem workbenches, sandboxes, cyber warfare labs, and hack-a-thon competitions
  • Curate technology demonstrations both physically and virtually
  • Connect innovators with small business, OEM, academia, capital institutions, and media resources that help move their innovations to commercialization
Supporting the Modeling, simulation, training & human performance industry in Orlando, FL
Helping to ideate and develop emerging AI/ML, XR – VR/AR, LVC & STE tools and solutions

Our Presence

Tech Grove is centered in the heart of the United States’ defense modeling, simulation, training and human performance development industry – representing over $6 billion in program spending each year.  With an innovative physical, and virtual, presence, we facilitate the connections, discussion and workshops that lead to accelerated adoption of new ideas to solve some of the most challenging questions facing the training and preparation of our soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and guardians. 

Our Connections

Our customers are the world’s leading buying Commands for modeling, simulation and training, artificial intelligence and human performance. Our neighbors are leading research universities- University of Central Florida, University of South Florida and the University of Florida.  We are surrounded by industry OEM giants and hundreds of Central Florida small businesses developing training solutions for our warfighters.  We are intimately connected to the NavalX Tech Bridge Community, Air Force policy teams, Army TRADOC and Futures Command, Defense Health and DHS Science & Technology innovation hubs nationally and internationally.

About Tech Grove

Operated through a Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) between the Navy and the University of Central Florida Research Foundation – Tech Grove supports the commands in Team Orlando – Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD), Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS) and the Marine Corps Program Management Training Systems (PM TRASYS).  Tech Grove creates connectivity and collaborations to support innovative solutions addressing the needs of the military. It also provides education, support, and access to small businesses wanting to connect with the Modeling, Simulation & Training and Human Performance industry.