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UF researchers identify citrus cultivars that show promise in battle against greening

UF researchers identify citrus cultivars that show promise in battle against greening

Published: Sep 25th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have some encouraging results in the battle against citrus greening. They have identified citrus cultivars, in this case 16 citrus rootstocks, most of […]

New report shows UF among nation’s leaders in startup launches

Published: Sep 18th, 2013

SVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida helped create 15 startups last year, ranking fourth nationally just behind leading institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to a new report.

UF climbs three spots to 14th among publics in latest U.S. News rankings

Published: Sep 10th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has surged to No. 14 among the nation’s best public universities as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, a leap forward of three spots from last year’s standing.

UF: Innovation Hub spawns 250 jobs in just 20 months

Published: Aug 26th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at the University of Florida has contributed to the creation of 250 jobs in just its first 20 months, new figures show, and the three-story incubator already has more than two dozen tenants.

UF study: Florida’s agricultural and natural resources industries remain strong since recession

UF study: Florida’s agricultural and natural resources industries remain strong since recession

Published: Jul 17th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and related food industries provided a $104 billion impact on the state in 2011 and have continued to improve since the 2008 recession, according to a new University of Florida study.

Mobiquity expands to Gainesville, creating 260 jobs

Published: Apr 24th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mobiquity, a leading professional services firm, has selected Gainesville as the site for its expansion and will add 260 jobs over the next three years. Driven by significant company growth and industry demand for its mobile app development expertise, Mobiquity selected Gainesville as the perfect location to expand, leveraging the engineering talent at the University of Florida and in the broader community.

UF incubator takes international honor

Published: Apr 10th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator took top honors worldwide this week when it was named the 2013 Incubator of the Year by the National Business Incubation Association.

Florida Agbioscience industries growing, helping region’s economy, new report says

Published: Mar 21st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Agbioscience boomed in Florida between 2000 and 2010, with related research and development expenditures in the Sunshine State growing 134 percent during that time, according to a new report.

To help homeowners, industry personnel, UF/IFAS posts videos on turfgrass research

Published: Feb 19th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences recently completed the state’s largest-ever study of landscape turfgrass and fertilizer use, and new online videos will help homeowners and lawn-care professionals understand the findings.

UF connects to Internet2 at 100 Gbps, expanding computer power 10-fold

Published: Feb 6th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has activated an ultra-high-speed connection to the Internet2 Innovation Platform, expanding computing power 10-fold and offering a computing network found in only three other places in the United States.