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- Business & Industry Collaboration
The University of Florida is a world leader in industry collaboration and tech transfer. Companies can collaborate with UF on research innovations, hire our undergraduate/graduate students and alumni for internships/co-op assignments/full-time employment, and access the university’s expertise and specialized equipment via services agreements.
UF’s Office of Research assists companies of any size — from start-up to multinational — that are seeking to meet any of these needs. In some cases, the Office of Research can provide matching funds for business and industry collaborations—view opportunities for matching funds. Industry and commercialization resources are provided through UF Innovate.
UF’s faculty, students and staff are engaged in cutting-edge research across academic disciplines—from arts to agribusiness, medicine to mechanical engineering, and psychology to the physical sciences. here are multiple methods to find faculty and staff doing research in a specific area.
Interested in finding faculty and staff who have done or are currently doing research in specific areas? Search for researchers of potential interest.
Visit the UF Career Resources Center to learn how to connect with UF’s students and alumni to fill a full-time or part-time job, internship, co-op or externship position.
These template Research Agreements are most commonly used with our non-federal (industry) sponsors.
Template Non-Disclosure Agreement (Word doc.)
Template Teaming Agreement (Word doc.)
The Office of Technology License Transfer handles Material Transfer Agreements
|Stephen Sugrue||Medicine (Gainesville)||Senior Associate Dean, Office of Research Affairs||(352) 273-8475|
|Tina Bottini||Medicine (Jacksonville)||Assistant Dean, Research Affairs||(904) 244-9922|
|Maureen Keller-Wood||Pharmacy||Executive Associate Dean||(352) 273-7687|
|Forrest Masters||Engineering||Associate Dean of Research||(352) 392-9537|
|Brian Harfe||Liberal Arts and Sciences||Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics||(352) 392-2230|
|Zahara Jaffer||Tech Licensing||Program Director for Business Development||(352) 294-2899|