Welcome to FLATE

hccThe Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE), a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence in high-technology manufacturing, is the go-to organization for manufacturing and advanced technical education, best practices and resources supporting the high performance skilled workforce for Florida’s manufacturing sectors. FLATE provides exemplary industry partnerships, workforce opportunity, and educational synergy throughout the state of Florida by connecting industry and workforce needs to targeted educational endeavors at many community and state colleges across Florida.

 Made in Florida

headerFLATE has built a web portal for students in middle and high schools where they can learn about the wonderful, profitable opportunities in considering manufacturing as a career choice. Every day, we enjoy things that many people don’t realize were made in Florida. Behind every product and technology we use, there is a world of manufacturing. Today, in Florida, more than 14,000 different companies and 355,000 people work in the manufacturing field. The site has areas of information and resources for students, educators and industry.  Visit MadeInFlorida.org

2016 FLATE Robotics Camps robotics-camps-2016

All Camps Flyer

Camp Registration Forms

Cancellation Policy: All camp fees are non-refundable. 

For registration & general inquiries contact:
Janice Mukhia, 813.259.6581/mukhia@fl-ate.org 

Robotics Camp Calendar

  • June 20-24: All Girls Intro Camp CLOSED
  • June 27-July 1:  Intro (Coed) Camp CLOSED
  • July 11-15: Intermediate (Coed) Camp CLOSED
  • July 25-29: High School Engineering Camp CLOSED

What’s New?


2016 Manufacturing Day

NEW! Women in Manufacturing Video

focusSummer 2016 Professional Development Opportunities

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Advanced Manufacturing Summer Institute for ROBOTICS


WHITE PAPER: Manufacturing Day Tours: Student Feedback Shows Huge Impact

“Made in FLORIDA 2015: What’s Made in Your Backyard?” (Teacher’s Guide & Student Handouts)

Job Task Analysis (JTA) Booklet for Smart Grid TechnicianJournal Tour Comments Article_Compressed COVER

New Resources for ET CORE and Machining NIMS Alignment