UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

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The UF Innovation Station Sarasota County is the first physical extension of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering in Florida providing access to unique and high-value UF resources. The UF Innovation Station Sarasota County focuses on establishing and growing partnerships with the private, academic, and public sectors in the region with the focus set clearly on growing the region’s innovation economy.

The UF Innovation Station Sarasota County is establishing opportunities for students from K-12 and through college careers and ultimately infusion as industry and entrepreneurial innovation leaders in the region’s creative class. Working with public-private and academic sector partners, the Innovation Station is implementing programs to provide life-changing opportunities for students at critical points in their career advancement and resources for companies to start and grow.

Impacts to the Innovation Economy

The UF Innovation Station Sarasota County aims to make an Economic Impact on the region by establishing a pipeline of engineering talent and technology to serve the region, supporting the creation of new startup companies, providing access to unique R&D talent and infrastructure, and supporting the development of an educated workforce to serve the innovation economy.

Impact to Future Generations of Floridians by establishing public-private partnerships to build pathways to success from K-12 through high-tech careers. The partners will provide new opportunities for bright young minds to craft lifetime opportunities, and then serve as role models for future generations.

Our Partners in The UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

sponsors  barancik   Gulf-Caost-Community-Foundation