Central Florida has a wide range of cutting-edge industries well-suited to those with military backgrounds. Orlando is the world capital of Modeling, Simulation & Training (MS&T), the top producing region for engineers in the Aviation, Aerospace & Defense industry and also home to the world’s first international consortium for advanced manufacturing and research. Tampa Bay serves at the gateway to the Florida High Tech Corridor, spanning 23 counties, and the surrounding region is packed with rapidly growing high-tech companies, research institutions and industry organizations. There are also rich opportunities in agritechnology, aerospace, digital media, energy technologies, life sciences and medical technologies. The main innovation driver in the Tampa Bay region is Information technology.