Applied Research Center - Florida Polytechnic University
Campus Buildings 

Applied Research Center

We're building for the future by building a  research hub for the Central Florida region.

The Applied Research Center (ARC) will break ground on September 11, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. Community members are invited to attend the ceremony which will be located adjacent to Innovation, Science, and Technology (IST) Building on the west side of campus.

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The new 85,000 square foot Applied Research Center (ARC) will house research and teaching laboratories, student design spaces, conference rooms, and faculty offices. The building will also provide study areas for graduate students and a small amount of administrative space.

A dedicated section of the center will assist with commercialization of innovation and applied research and send new inventions into the marketplace.

The ARC will provide:

  • Creative environment to nurture new ideas
  • Resources for marketable innovation
  • Economically focused results

The two-story building will be located on the northwest side of campus adjacent to the Innovation, Science, and Technology Building and will also be visible from I4.

The ARC will be Florida Poly’s second academic building. It was designed by the architecture firm HOK with the goal of creating a dynamic, functional, and flexible space that will promote research growth, entrepreneurship, collaboration, and connectivity.