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FLATE's administrative core is a partnership between St.Petersburg College, the College of Engineering at the University of South Florida and Hillsborough Community College. The Center is housed at Hillsborough Community College on its Brandon Campus under the leadership of Campus President, Dr. Carlos Soto. It occupies 1500 square feet of office space and shares the laboratory resources of the manufacturing/engineering technology program.


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FLATE Products & Services


  • Proposal grant writing
    Build your success using FLATE’s experience.  Let FLATE help you blend your great idea into a competitive grant submission.

  • Project development, management, and evaluation
    FLATE’s merger of industry based management and evaluation best practices can help you innovate, implement and evaluate academically focused projects.  From beginning to end, your projects will be on time and on target.

  • Short Courses & Training
    FLATE offers 1-3 day short courses on technical topics appropriate for industry and working professionals.  Please contact us for more information and scheduling a course to meet your needs. More information

  • Gap analysis
    FLATE is Florida’s manufacturing engineering technology education expert.  FLATE knows how to help your institution align its academic curriculum to support local and regional needs.

  • Curriculum development
    FLATE’s team of professionals works with faculty and administrators across the technical education spectra.  Let FLATE help you develop and produce  targeted instructional and/or curriculum modules to meet your project’s specific goals and objectives.

  • FLATE products
    Please visit flate.hccfl.edu/home.aspx to view our curriculum products and Made in Florida items.