Partners and Sponsors

Partnerships Build a Strong Community

Corporate partnerships are vital to the success and true economic impact that FCDI’s AMRoC Fab Lab can effect.  There are many ways to become a corporate partner.  As a sponsor, you’ll be listed on our Sponsor Showcase wall at the Fab Lab, in prominent view of Fab Lab users and guests, as well as on our website and media materials.   You’ll also have access to equipment and resources, and standing invitations to special events and programs.  Click on the image at right to see the AMRoC Sponsorship Package.


The SunTrust Foundation works to advance financial well-being in all of its efforts—from financial education and counseling; to career readiness/workforce development training and entrepreneurship; to thought leadership and new relationships; to supporting the unique needs of its communities.  FCDI is honored to have SunTrust Foundation support of AMRoC Fab Lab.

The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County proudly serves children and families.  The strategic focus of the Children’s Board is to work with organizations who share a common vision of offering support to children so they can lead a healthy, safe, and productive life, which makes a difference for all residents of Hillsborough.

The Community Enrichment Laboratory, the CEL, has been created to work diligently with residents, the incredible institutions in the University Community area, and supporters who understand that working intelligently together, we can tremendously impact this neighborhood and the wonderful families who call it their home.

An Arogsy Foundation seed grant helped launch AMRoC. The mission of the Argosy Foundation is to support people and programs that make our society a better place to live.

 Family owned 3D printing technology company, with comprehensive sales and services offerings.

RD Management owns and manages a diverse portfolio of 150+ properties throughout the United States and Puerto Rico , and is the owner of University Mall, where AMRoC Fab Lab is housed. 

SOFWERX is a platform that helps solve challenging Warfighter problems at scale through collaboration, ideation, events and rapid prototyping

The Lightning Foundation aims to lead by example and inspire others to give back to our wonderful community.  The Lightning Foundation is dedicated to investing its resources and leadership for the enrichment of the people of Tampa Bay, focusing on meeting basic human needs and enhancing lives.  A portion of AMRoC funding is the result of a Lightning Community Hero Award given to FCDI Executive Director Terri Willingham in 2017.


Virtual STEM Library and other programming.

USAutoTraining.Com is a SAM certified, SBA EDWOB and state of Florida vendor providing customized auto and fleet training.

Bits4Bots sources quick grab components for small projects & offers pcb design services .

ABB is a leading supplier of industrial robots and robot software, equipment and complete application solutions.

Our exclusive podcasting and live event coverage partner.

Transforming legacy equipment, excess inventory and technology surplus into catalysts for change.

Sensible Micro stocks, sources, and distributes electronic components and hardware to manufacturers of electronic products across a variety of industries.

3D Musketeers is a full service, Tampa based, 3D Printing facility and consultancy specializing in the development of USA Made, custom, 3D Solutions for the Professional, Medical, and Manufacturing Verticals.

The volunteer civic tech affiliate of Code for America.

Solidworks provides the breadth of tools to tackle the most complex problems, and the depth to finish critical detail work, helping improve the product development process to get innovative products into production faster.

Autodesk makes software for people who make things. 

West Florida Robotics

Coordinating area FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. programming.

Tampa Bay Robotics Foundation

TBRF is the organizer of the Robotics Organized Builders of Tampa (ROBOT) League and coordinates FIRST Tech Challenge programming for teams from public school, private school, and community based teams, across Hillsborough, Citrus, Pasco, Polk, and Sumter counties


University Mall

University Mall supports AMRoC FabLab as part of their multi-story, urban neighborhood development showcasing life sciences and technology research institutes and complexes; retail, placemaking, and recreational opportunities and more.  

Bob’s Carpet and Flooring serves the commercial and residential flooring community of Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas of Florida

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