Intermodal logistics center

An intermodal logistics center (ILC) is a location separate from an airport or seaport that provides for the transfer of freight between vehicles or vessels and also provides value-added logistics services such as consolidation, warehousing, assembly, customization, finishing, packaging, cold storage, and fumigation. These can become inland focal point for…

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Career pathways

Career pathways strategies are integrated programs to develop students’ skills and help prepare them for high-demand jobs. The core of career pathway strategies is a defined sequence of academic and technical courses, typically commencing in secondary school and leading to a two-year or four-year college degree or an industry recognized…

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Regional innovation cluster

A regional innovation cluster is a geographic concentration of interconnected businesses, suppliers, service providers, and associated institutions in a particular field. A cluster initiative is a formally organized effort to promote cluster growth and competitiveness through collaborative activities among businesses, research and educational institutions, and public agencies. As one example,…

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Develop & retain a highly skilled, diverse, globally fluent workforce

Talent will be key driver of Southeast Florida’s success in becoming a global hub and developing strong innovation clusters. Workforce skills and education attainment are strongly correlated with higher employment levels and incomes for both individuals and regions as a whole and are a key driver of economic competitiveness. Southeast…

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Create & expand strong regional innovation clusters

Today’s most competitive regions in the United States and around the world are driven by innovation clusters geographic concentrations of interconnected businesses, suppliers, service providers, and associated institutions in a particular field. National studies show that successful clusters are associated with increased rates of business formation and growth, higher wages,…

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