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Jim O'Connell

To Build Industry Engagement, Faculty Relations Should Be Front and Center

There’s little doubt that faculty members are among of the most critical elements of creating successful U-I partnerships. So, how do corporate relations managers develop strong relationships with these key internal stakeholders, and how do they continue to strengthen them over the years? Leaders agree that effective communications — highlighted by continuous outreach and understanding of faculty challenges — are critical. Jim O'Connell of UF Innovate gives his key insights to help promote positive relationships

CITI Program and Biotility at UF Announce Partnership

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.

UF Innovate Reveals New Display in Lobby of The Hub

More than 150 innovators and entrepreneurs attended an in-person event, while 40 joined via livestream to unveil a new, lighted floor-to-ceiling mural in the lobby of UF Innovate | Accelerate at The Hub.

University of Florida Innovators Honored at 4th Annual Standing InnOvation Event

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.

Economic Impact

Despite the pandemic, University of Florida researchers conducted record amounts of research in 2020 and companies born of UF research continued to bring billions of dollars and thousands of jobs into the state.
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