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Sid Martin Biotech Incubator ranked world’s best for biotech in global benchmarking study

Published: Jul 23rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was ranked “World’s Best University Biotechnology Incubator,” according to an international study conducted by the Sweden-based research group UBI.

UF lands $8 million federal award for supercomputing research

Published: Jun 28th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida on Thursday received an $8 million federal award and was named one of six universities nationwide tapped to conduct high-performance computing simulations aimed at addressing some of the world’s most complex problems.

UF launches HiPerGator, the state’s most powerful supercomputer

Published: May 7th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today unveiled the state’s most powerful supercomputer, a machine that will help researchers find life-saving drugs, make decades-long weather forecasts and improve armor for troops.

UF is first university to fully connect to Internet2 Innovation Platform’s three components

Published: May 7th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is the first university to fully connect to the Internet2 Innovation Platform’s three components, an achievement that will transform research at UF and provide a national model for research computing.

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.

UF panel to talk about startups that sold for more than $100 million

Published: Mar 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fourteen early-stage technology companies will present Thursday at “A Celebration of Innovation,” the University of Florida’s seventh annual technology showcase.

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.

New Innovation Hub program assists hopeful entrepreneurs

Published: Nov 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at UF has launched “The Hatchery,” a new incubator program to help aspiring entrepreneurs fine-tune concepts for technology-based businesses and turn these ideas into startup companies.

New program empowers women in tech startups

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

VILLE, Fla. — The hot new field of technology startups faces a distressing problem: Women are so underrepresented in these companies’ leadership ranks that less than 10 percent of venture-backed startups are headed by women.