Concept Companies, a national commercial real estate developer specializing in turnkey projects, announces the commencement of the design and construction of a new 11,961-square-foot laboratory facility for Lacerta Therapeutics, Inc., a gene therapy company. The site will be located adjacent to Lacerta Therapeutics' current location in Alachua, Florida, in Copeland Park, which Lacerta has occupied since 2020.
The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program), the leader in online research, ethics, and compliance training, and Biotility at the University of Florida announced an exclusive licensing agreement to offer select Biotility’s biotech training courses on CITI Program’s learning platform.
BioFlorida held its Celebration of Biotechnology today behind the new AGTC buildings on US Hwy 441 in Alachua, just across from Progress Park, highlighting the future plans for the area that will be known as the Progress District. The Celebration was the first since 2019.
The biotech industry is expanding in Alachua, and companies are moving to North Central Florida from across the country. Mayor Gib Coerper of the City of Alachua said the growth in the life sciences industry is on a roll across the city.
A passion to find a position with a company that directly impacts people's lives led Catisha Turner to join UF startup RTI Surgical, after serving in the United States Navy for six years.
On a sunny and fresh fall afternoon, UF Innovate | Tech Licensing hosted its annual event to recognize top innovations stemming out of the University of Florida. More than 150 innovators and entrepreneurs attended the in-person event, and around 40 joined the livestream to celebrate their achievements in fiscal year 2021.
Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation will build a new 21,000 square foot laboratory facility in Alachua. The facility will include control labs and a manufacturing suite and will add 50 jobs.
UF Innovate is pleased to welcome Karl R. LaPan as the incoming director of incubation services. He will join the team May 3 and work alongside current Director Mark S. Long, who will retire this summer. LaPan comes to the position with more than 20 years of experience in business incubation.
Curious about what motivates the company that just acquired UF startup and UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech graduate Ology Bioservices? Anger at the length of time it is taking to get vaccines to fight Covid. This story in Forbes is a picture of Resilience, a new player in the town of Alachua.
Resilience, a company building the world’s most advanced biopharmaceutical manufacturing ecosystem, announced it has acquired Ology Bioservices, Inc., a privately held company that also specializes in biologic drug substance manufacturing from early-stage through commercial products.