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Chuck Ellis
December 2019
Gainesville’s Dedication to Creating a Positive Environment for Science & Tech Receives National Recognition

The city of Gainesville continues its evolution to becoming a premiere tech destination for innovation and inspiration by receiving the 2019 Insurify STEM award for the top city in the state of Florida demonstrating exceptional de...

Tamara Herchel
December 2019
ETM Adds Unique Accelerator Space Near University of Florida in the Gainesville Innovation District

England-Thims and Miller, Inc (ETM) an engineering firm specializing in turnkey, planning, design and construction administration for civil infrastructure projects has created a unique accelerator space in the Gainesville Innovati...

ID News
October 2019
StartupGNV’s Startup Sprint Competition Brings Entrepreneurs Together in Gainesville’s Innovation District

The event, described as "part hackathon, part business pitch competition", ultimately led up to a "Shark Tank"-style competition at Gainesville's High Dive.

The Independent Florida Alligator
September 2019
Opus Coffee to open new shop in Gainesville’s Innovation District

Gainesville residents will no longer need to take a trip to the doctor to grab some Opus Coffee. The locally owned shop will open its newest location in Gainesville’s Innovation District later this month. It will be its first...

The Independent Florida Alligator
July 2019
New leadership for UF Innovation District

This expansion and new leadership includes the university working in partnership with Gainesville and the chamber of commerce to bring in new businesses to the region.

Business Wire
June 2019
Licensing of Academic Patents Has Contributed Up to $1.7 Trillion to US Economy

The study discovered that the licensing of university and nonprofit research, such as the work done at UF Innovate, headquartered in the Gainesville Innovation District, has made a significant contribution to US GDP, industrial gr...

ID News
May 2019
Lab Near UF Campus To Feature Access To UF Innovate Network In New Partnership

The new affiliation agreement will give Trimark's lab tenants access to the amenities offered at The Hub, such as autoclaves and incubators.

Mattrix Technologies
May 2019
Mattrix Technologies Announces $3M Series A Round; Investments from Samsung & JSR Corp.

The UF startup will use the funding to develop manufacturing processes and fabricate a fully-integrated display prototype based on unique pixel architecture.

May 2019
NanoPhotonica Announces $3.5M Investment Led by Samsung Ventures

The investment will help The Hub resident client continue to develop its breakthrough quantum dot light technology for device display screens.

UF Innovate News
May 2019
UF Innovate | The Hub Named Mixed-Use Entrepreneurship Center of 2018

The Innovation District incubator beat over 6,500 other incubators globally to secure the title, awarded by the International Business Innovation Association.

ID News
April 2019
Dunkin’ Announces New Location in the Innovation District

The coffee and baked goods chain is finalizing its lease in a first-floor retail space at mixed-use development The Continuum off of W University Avenue.

Gainesville Chamber
April 2019
Feathr Adds 30 New Jobs, Requiring Major Downtown Expansion

The global marketing software company has relocated to a 14,000 sqft office in the Innovation District and anticipates it will double in size within the next year.

Michael Yeon
April 2019
Adblock Recovery Leader Admiral Closes Strategic Investment with $5.1M+ Raised

The Hub resident company Admiral has secured over $5.1 million in investments in the past three years, signifying its rapid growth as a leading adblocking problem-solving firm.

Genevieve Howard
April 2019
Young Professionals Favoring Luxury "Live, Work, Play" Multi-family Lifestyle

The Innovation District is growing in popularity as a place to live for young professionals working at UF Innovate and the office buildings around the Innovation District.

Business Wire
April 2019
Raytheon & The Hub to Launch Cooperative Program with UF College of Engineering

This partnership between Raytheon and the business incubator will allow the global technology company to easily connect with the most prestigious UF engineering students and faculty in Florida.

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