UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech is a world-recognized leader in biotechnology business incubation – and with terrific laboratories and specialized equipment, plus an outstanding network of mentors, advisors and collaborators, it’s the perfect place for you to grow your biotech business. Sid Martin Biotech has graduated over 50+ companies who garnered over $1.7B in revenues, grants, and M&A activity, and over 80% of those companies are still in business five years after graduation. Sid Martin Biotech is one of the most successful programs in biotech, winning the International Business Innovation Association’s Global Incubator of the Year in 2013 and again in 2017, in addition to winning the Global Science and Technology Incubator of the Year award in 2017.
We are here to assist you in growing your therapeutic, diagnostics, medical device, ag-bio, clean energy and/or biopharma enterprise. We’ve been making growth happen in North Central Florida for over 23 years and we know what it takes to assist your company.
Sixty-one companies, $1.7 billion dollars of client funding activity, and four international and national awards later, our program is now known as one of the most experienced biotech incubators in the industry.
|Name||Position||Phone Number||Office Location|
|Mark S. Long||Director of Incubation Services at UF||(352) 846-1646||747 SW 2nd Avenue, Gnv Fl 32601|
|Merrie Shaw||Assistant Director of Incubation Services||(386) 462-0880||12085 Research Drive, Suite 100, Alachua, FL 32615|
|Elliott Welker||Client Services Manager||(386) 462-0880||12085 Research Drive, Suite 102, Alachua, FL 32615|
|Orlando Rivera||Facilities Manager||(386) 462-0880||12085 Research Drive, Suite 104, Alachua, FL 32615|
|Barbara Carter||Laboratory Manager||(386) 462-0880||12085 Research Drive, Suite 104, Alachua, FL 32615|
|Sara Dagen||Marketing and Communications Manager||(352) 294-0998||747 SW 2nd Avenue, Gnv Fl 32601|
|Lynda Graves||Senior Fiscal Assistant||(386) 462-0880||12085 Research Drive, Suite 101, Alachua, FL 32615|
|Sarah Jackson||Administrative Assistant||(386) 462-0880||12085 Research Drive, Alachua, FL 32615|