Industry Engagement

Industry Engagement

The UF Innovation Station Sarasota County (UFIS-SC) team is your company’s local resource committed to helping the industry make valuable connections to the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. With a team of Sarasota-based professionals to serve the region, the UFIS-Sarasota County is committed to helping the region’s companies grow and prosper.

By the Numbers

  • 100+ connections with local companies annually to explore the potential for internships, research, and other student engagements
  • More than 195 Gator Engineers placed with over 65 different companies from summer 2017 through summer 2021 
  • Over 70% of interns enrolled in computer science, civil, mechanical, computer engineering, or industrial engineering disciplines
  • Over 25 area companies participate in UF sponsored events and webinars, recruiting, Capstone Project engagements and serve as guest speakers in engineering courses annually
  • 12 company-sponsored research/capstone projects between UF students/faculty and local companies

Opportunities for Industry Engagement

Talent Acquisition

Sponsored Projects & Research

UF Faculty Expertise and Resources

IP and Tech Transfer

For further information and to discuss the best way to assist your corporate needs, please contact:

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Ann Marie Chupa
Coordinator, Industry Programs
Phone: 941-217-4264