Advanced Technology Center

Gulf Coast State College (GCSC) in Panama City is building a state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center (ATC), the most technologically advanced learning facilities in the country. The ATC will provide training attuned to emerging workforce needs of the technology, engineering and alternative energy industries. Educational opportunities will be offered in fields such as renewable energies, alternative energies, sustainable building design, architecture and engineering, information science, computer integrated manufacturing, e-Learning and culinary arts careers. These programs are designed to increase learning opportunities for students, and to infuse business and entrepreneurship principles into its educational tenets.

The programs will extend beyond the ATC and be offered at off-site learning laboratories with K-12 institutions, the area military installations and community businesses. An Entrepreneurial Development Center, Virtual Incubator and Entrepreneur’s Institute will also be housed within the ATC, promoting the development of new ideas and providing support for new and existing businesses across Northwest Florida.


Fast Facts


 $35 Million Project

 80,000 Sq. Ft. Facility

 Gold LEED Certification Standards

 Opened October 2013







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Bay Economic Development Alliance

5230 West Highway 98
Panama City FL 32401

Phone: 850.215.9965






5230 West Hwy 98,
Panama City FL 32401

Phone: 850.215.9965



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