Targeted Industries
Targeted Industries

Shaping the Community into A thriving hub

OEV’s Targeted Business Program offers incentives to businesses that are expanding or relocating to Tallahassee-Leon County. These four target industry sectors contribute to private sector job growth, wealth creation, and a diversification of the economy.

Chemists in pharmaceutical lab examining sample for medical experiment with technology for medicine industry.

Applied Sciences & Innovation

Our research ecosystem addresses critical societal challenges through the generation of knowledge, technological advancements, and evidence-based solutions.

Milling spindle attached with the robotics arm, finishing a cut of aluminum transmission parts by slid endmill tool.

Manufacturing & Transportation/ Logistics

Through the production of goods, efficient movement of products, and the integration of advanced technologies, this industry helps drive regional development and contributes to the overall prosperity of our community.


High tech server computers at work

Professional Services & Information Technology

Our information technology industry is a thriving and dynamic sector that leverages innovation, research, and collaboration to deliver a wide range of services & solutions.

people doing medical experiment in lab

Health Care

Tallahassee-Leon County is home to a diverse healthcare ecosystem, comprised of hospitals, medical centers, clinics, research institutions, and various healthcare providers.

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May 31, 2024

We’re excited to announce that Danfoss unveiled their second expansion in Tallahassee-Leon County earlier this week. Over 100 attendees—including local leadership, descendants of Danfoss founder Mads Clausen, Danfoss executives, and Danfoss customers from across the globe—heard remarks from Danfoss President & CEO Kim Fausing and Ricardo Schneider, President & CEO of Danfoss Turbocor® leading up to a […]

May 16, 2024

In the aftermath of the devastating North Florida tornadoes on May 10, OEV is compiling a comprehensive list of small business recovery resources to assist those impacted. These resources will include information on financial aid, grants, loan programs, technical assistance, and other support services designed to help small businesses rebuild and thrive once again. Check […]