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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.

Industry and commercialization resources are provided through UF Innovate.

UF Faculty Expertise

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. There 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.

Student Internships & Job Placement

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.

Agreements and Contacts

Please visit the Forms & Templates webpage for up-to-date templates.

Research Contacts

Name Unit Position Phone Number
Azra Bihorac Medicine (Gainesville) Senior Associate Dean, Office of Research Affairs (352) 273-5995
Tina Bottini Medicine (Jacksonville) Assistant Dean, Research Affairs (904) 244-9922
Jatinder Lamba Pharmacy Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education (352) 273-6425
Alina Zare Engineering Associate Dean of Research (352)-273-2604
Brian Harfe Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Mathematics (352) 392-2230