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UF Innovate | Pathways serves to empower innovators with training and resources to support innovation and commercialization at UF. Whether you are a faculty member, postdoctoral associate, staff, or student, take advantage of these programs to enhance your knowledge and advance your ideas to market. 

Sign up for the UF Innovate | Pathways newsletter and check the UF Innovate website and calendar to access our programs, events, and opportunities.

Educational Programs

Need to know more about technology licensing, raising venture funds, or writing a grant? We’ve got you covered.

Startup Launch Resources

Looking for a place to host your fledgling company or how to fund it? You’re not alone. Start here. 

Student Opportunities

Students who want to engage in innovation and entrepreneurship can find opportunities locally and nationally.

Development & Translational Support

If you’re trying to move your discovery from the lab to the marketplace, you might need some tools to make that happen.

Inclusive Entrepreneurship Support

UF and non-UF innovators who are underrepresented in the community can find educational and other resources here.

Address and Directions

Need to ask a question or come see us? Get our contact information, address, and directions here.

Upcoming Opportunities

Looking for training, funding support, competitions, or challenges? This is the place.

may

BBCetc Solicitation DatesCheck out this list of soliciation dates for upcoming deadlines.

SBIR/STTR Administrative Supplements to Promote DiversityApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

NHLBI Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal HealthApplications due September 5th.

NIBIB Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation (C3i) Program Applications due August 5th.

02may11:59 pmMoved OnlineVirtual EventNCI SBIR/STTR Phase I Concept AwardWHITE PAPER DEADLINE IS MAY 2

05may9:30 am1:00 pmBioFlorida Celebration of Biotechnology

05may2:00 pm3:00 pmDepartment of Air Force - AFVentures STRATFI/TACFI Program Informational Webinar

08may11:59 pmMoved OnlineVirtual EventThe Water Council - Water Technology Challenge 2022APPLICATIONS DUE MAY 8

09may11:59 pmMoved OnlineVirtual EventNSIN Hacks presents Reality Bytes: Visualizing Cyber OperationsREGISTRATION REQUIRED BY MAY 9TH

10may1:00 pm3:30 pmThe Capital Network Own Your Raise Series: Guide to Raising an Angel Seed Round: Due Diligence Documents & Contracts

15may11:59 pmARTIS Ventures Fellows Application Deadline

16may11:59 pmUpcoming DIU Funding Opportunities

17may10:00 am3:30 pmNIH SBIR/STTR: Proposal Development with BBCetc

18may11:30 am12:45 pmBiolocity Bench 2 Market Talks: Investment and Dilution

18may12:00 pm1:00 pmVirtual EventCatalyze Pre-IND Webinarwonder what goes into preparing a Pre-IND? Here's what to expect

23may11:59 pmNIH SBIR/STTR Applicant Assistance Program (AAP)

23may11:59 pmNIA Healthy Aging Start-Up Challenge and Bootcamp to Foster Diversity and Accelerate Innovation Application Deadline

24may12:00 pm1:00 pmOUP Webinar - LLCs Versus Corporations as Startup Structures

25may11:59 pmMoved OnlineVirtual EventVentureWell's BME-IDEA International E-Team Grant ProgramAPPLICATIONS ARE DUE MAY 11

26may11:00 am12:00 pmVirtual EventFrom the Sources' Mouthget the sbir information you need directly from the NSF

26may11:00 am12:00 pmNSF SBIR Program Overview - FROM THE SOURCES’ MOUTH Webinar

27may11:59 pmNASA Orbital Alchemy Challenge

27may11:59 pmNATO Innovation Challenge: Bioresponse

30may11:59 pmChiesi Rare Diseases Academic Request for Proposals

31mayAll DayNIBIB and VentureWell - The Debut Challenge

31may11:59 pmHeart Rhythm Society - HRX Pitch Competition Submission Deadline

june

BBCetc Solicitation DatesCheck out this list of soliciation dates for upcoming deadlines.

SBIR/STTR Administrative Supplements to Promote DiversityApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

NHLBI Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal HealthApplications due September 5th.

NIBIB Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation (C3i) Program Applications due August 5th.

02junAll DayVirtual EventBBCetc Catalyst Advantage Network for Women EntrepreneursApply now for the next session

09junAll DayVirtual EventBBCetc Catalyst Advantage Network for Women EntrepreneursApply now for the next session

15jun12:00 am11:50 pmMoved OnlineVirtual EventBARDA DRIVe Fast-Track & Long-Term Government FundingPLEASE REFER TO THE CURRENT BARDA PROGRAM FOR FULL DETAILS, INCLUDING DEADLINES

16jun9:00 am1:30 pm2022 UMass M2D2 CAPCaT Big Company / Little Company Showcase

16junAll DayVirtual EventBBCetc Catalyst Advantage Network for Women EntrepreneursApply now for the next session

21jun11:00 am12:00 pmVirtual EventFrom the Sources' Mouthlearn about the EPA's SBIR program -- free event

23junAll DayVirtual EventBBCetc Catalyst Advantage Network for Women EntrepreneursApply now for the next session

30jun11:59 pmTechConnect Medical Innovation Challenge & $250k Total Prize Pool

july

BBCetc Solicitation DatesCheck out this list of soliciation dates for upcoming deadlines.

SBIR/STTR Administrative Supplements to Promote DiversityApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

NHLBI Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal HealthApplications due September 5th.

NIBIB Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation (C3i) Program Applications due August 5th.

august

BBCetc Solicitation DatesCheck out this list of soliciation dates for upcoming deadlines.

SBIR/STTR Administrative Supplements to Promote DiversityApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

NHLBI Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal HealthApplications due September 5th.

NIBIB Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation (C3i) Program Applications due August 5th.

05aug11:59 pmNHLBI Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal HealthApplications due August 5th.

22aug5:00 pmNational Cancer Institute SBIR Phase I Concept Award

22aug11:59 pmNational Cancer Institute Small Business Transition Grant for Early Career Scientists Application Deadline

september

BBCetc Solicitation DatesCheck out this list of soliciation dates for upcoming deadlines.

SBIR/STTR Administrative Supplements to Promote DiversityApplications accepted on a rolling basis.

NHLBI Small Business Initiatives for Innovative Diagnostic Technology for Improving Outcomes for Maternal HealthApplications due September 5th.

NIBIB Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation (C3i) Program Applications due August 5th.

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