This Grow Smarter strategy targets five industry sectors primed for growth and development in St. Petersburg: Marine & Life Science, Data Analytics, Specialized Manufacturing, Creative Arts & Design and Financial Services. The St. Pete Innovation District has established six pillars of effort that align to the target industries, as well as, emphasize the critical importance of education and entrepreneurship in our growth.
Premier consortium in the Southeast US
Innovative clinical and research institutions
Fuel for cross-industry collaborations, new tools and innovative solutions
Growing entreprenuership ecosystem
Powerful intergration of art with science and technology
Talent pipeline of future STEAM professionals