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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December 13, 2023

Rolling Unit, LLC., the North American expansion of Estonian-based MDSC Systems, is a trailblazer in manufacturing portable solutions designed for use in critical sectors such as military, emergency management, and healthcare. Their product is designed to be towed by standard vehicles—such as cars, SUVs, or vans—and boasts an impressive deployment time of just 15 minutes. […]

November 27, 2023

The Office of Economic Vitality (OEV) proudly announces the inclusion of 500 local businesses on the Love Your Local directory at This milestone is a testament to our thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem and underscores the rich tapestry of businesses that make our community unique.  Love Your Local was launched by OEV in 2018 as a […]