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.


BB&T and SunTrust formed Truist with a shared purpose—to inspire and build better lives and communities. With our combined resources, collective passion, and commitment to innovation, we’re creating a better financial experience to help people and businesses achieve more.  FCDI is honored to have Truist support of AMRoC Fab Lab programs.

Florida Blue Foundation helps support our Equity in Entrepreneurship program. The Florida Blue Foundation is committed to making a positive impact in the community is firmly rooted in our core company value to help people and communities achieve better health. 

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.

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


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

G2G Ventures is a full service business development agency serving entrepreneurs at all stages of developement, to help them achieve sustainable success.  

Our exclusive podcasting and live event coverage partner.

Tampa Drones is a full service drone center that provides training, repairs, hobby and educational support.

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

Through a suite of proprietary audio technologies and a signature open-ear design, AfterShokz award-winning audio products deliver premium sound and a promise of safety and comfort that is second to none.

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. 



Our vision is a STEM world without any disparity, where the world’s workforce can easily support the growing global digital economy.  

 The FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) Program seeks to expand the vision of FIRST by working in areas that have been deemed underserved: lower socio-economic communities, rural areas, and areas that have little to no support or resources to be able to easily access STEM initiatives.

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

Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library (THPL) promotes lifelong learning, an informed citizenry, individual intellectual freedom, enhanced quality of life and broadened horizons for all residents of Hillsborough County. THPL provides a Virtual STEM Library at AMRoC Fab Lab and other programs.

The volunteer civic tech affiliate of Code for America.

Caribbean American National Development Organization (CANDO) is a beloved community partner in Uptown who works to build solidarity and support among the extensive Caribbean Community in Uptown Tampa.

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