January 13, 2022 – (Orlando, FL) – Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) is pleased to announce it has joined Cenfluence, a new initiative championed by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and led by the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, to spur regional industry diversification and innovation. ECS will collaborate with other key players in the Learning Sciences & Human Performance cluster, other clusters, and the Cluster Team to attract tangible business opportunities to our Central Florida region.
Waymon Armstrong, ECS CEO, states: “As we kick off our 25th year, ECS is focused on enhancing and integrating new technologies to enhance training and simulation products and services in support of our military, frontline workers, and industry clients. Cenfluence brings expanded resources and additional support to businesses, such as ours, in this region. We’re excited to work with the Cluster Team to continue our growth trajectory.”
Cenfluence takes the approach of understanding and leveraging existing regional strengths. Through partnerships with academia, industry, nonprofits, and local government, the effort builds additional support and capacity, allowing economic growth and expansion.
“We are thrilled to work with our friends at ECS as a Cluster Member in this initiative as our team provides direct support services and collaboration opportunities across the region,” said Paul Sohl, CEO of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council.
Cenfluence is a first-of-its-kind strategic effort funded by Orange County and a critical component of the County’s broader economic stimulus strategy. The innovative initiative will help companies leverage local resources, create jobs, strengthen the workforce, and build regional capacity in key industries. The cluster initiative is led by the Florida High Tech Corridor, a high-tech economic development initiative of the University of Florida, University of Central Florida, and the University of South Florida in 23-counties. https://floridahightech.com/key-clusters/