Technology Licensing & Entrepreneurship
With a long history of transforming scientific breakthroughs into useful new products, UF actively promotes the transfer of the university’s intellectual property to the marketplace.
Part of the UF Office of Research, the Office of Technology Licensing works with UF inventors as well as investors, entrepreneurs and industry partners to facilitate the transfer of technologies created at UF to the commercial sector for public benefit.
- UF Office of Technology Licensing
- Working with OTL
- Reporting a New Discovery
- IP Policies
- Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks
Based in Alachua’s Progress Corporate Park, the Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator supports a community of companies, entrepreneurs and advisors to foster the growth of therapeutic, diagnostic, device, energy, ag-bio and other startups.
Based in downtown Gainesville’s Innovation Square, the Florida Innovation Hub at UF provides infrastructure, logistics and resources for startup companies whose technologies emanated from laboratories at UF and throughout the state.
Part of the Warrington College of Business Administration, the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation offers a certificate program in new venture creation that is open to any graduate student at UF. In addition, the center’s GatorNest program develops solutions for problems facing early-stage ventures.
The mission of the Center of Excellence for Regenerative Health Biotechnology is to stimulate promising research and facilitate commercialization of technologies that will provide treatments and cures for human diseases. Located in Alachua's Progress Corporate Park, the centers activities include education, translational research, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Florida Biologix®, the center's biopharmaceutical manufacturing and testing services facility, provides a broad range of drug development services.