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    1. 1. iG 2010 Year in Review
    2. 6. Innovation Advocates <ul><li>Linda McGurn Brian Beach </li></ul><ul><li>David Day David Guzick </li></ul><ul><li>Andy Sherrard Jackson Sasser </li></ul><ul><li>Angela Pate Jane Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Anthony Lyons Jim McClave </li></ul><ul><li>Breck Weingart John Spence </li></ul>
    3. 7. Innovation Advocates <ul><li>Pegeen Hanrahan Phoebe Miles </li></ul><ul><li>Randy Reid Rich Blaser </li></ul><ul><li>Rod Smith Sandy Hollinger </li></ul><ul><li>Stephanie Warrington Sue Washer </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Rothrock Ward Boston </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Hutchison Mike Giampietro </li></ul>
    4. 8. Advocate Co-Chairs Linda McGurn & Brian Beach
    5. 9. <ul><li>Learn Innovatively : Cade Virtual Museum (curriculum for innovators and entrepreneurs, mentoring mash-up, the Peeps Outreach, Educate the Educators; Earn While You Learn (HS and College Regional Internships, Campus Dormcubator; Raise the Bar (The STEAM Center based on Bidwell; Bachelors in Technology Commercialization; Masters in Innovation Convergence [engineering, design, etc.]) </li></ul><ul><li>Invest Innovatively : 21 st Century Fund ($25mm Early & Mezzanine VC, $3.5mm Kick-Start for pre-seed and smaller investments, Economic Development Innovation Stimulus, Federal/Corporate Grant & Contract Leverage); Innovation-Ready Infrastructure (Business Innovation Zones, Broad-Band & WIFI Region-wide Access) </li></ul><ul><li>Live Innovatively : Networking the Networks Portal; Innovators Mash-up (events); Gator InnoNation (connecting alumni, students, inventors and innovators around the world) </li></ul><ul><li>Speak Innovatively : Innovation Gainesville Toolkit (the branded communications deliverables and targeted media campaign); Innovate Locally, Brand Globally elevator pitch (from taxi drivers to Kangaroo stations to hotels) </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate Innovatively : The Cade Innovation Prize (launch at $50K, expand to $1mm through corporate and other sponsors) for Youth & Student teams, Corporate teams, Public Sector teams, Interdisciplinary Product Design and Creation teams </li></ul>Five Elements of Acting Innovatively
    6. 10. <ul><li>Create a local internship program/Focus on </li></ul><ul><li>STEAM ( S cience, T echnology, E ngineering, A RTS, M ath) </li></ul><ul><li>to raise the bar in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Establish robust & diverse local investment funds </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen connections between diverse groups/Connect community to regional research centers </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Common Message describing OUR capabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Establish Annual Innovation Prize </li></ul><ul><li>Create local internship program </li></ul><ul><li>Establish robust and diverse local investment funds </li></ul><ul><li>Connectivity Events, “Knowledge Network” – Network of Networks, Entrepreneurship Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Common Message describing OUR capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Establish Annual Innovation Prize </li></ul>2010 Innovation Gainesville Jump Start Plan
    7. 11. Jump Start Co-Chairs Jane Muir and John Spence
    8. 12. 2010 Jump Start Team <ul><li>Jane Muir John Spence </li></ul><ul><li>Marilyn Tubb Erik Sander </li></ul><ul><li>David Day Anthony Lyons </li></ul><ul><li>Angela Pate Terry VanNortwick </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Rua Kathy Viehe </li></ul><ul><li>Annie Pais Rose Fagler </li></ul><ul><li>Andy Sherrard </li></ul>
    9. 13. iG Speak – Elevator Speech
    10. 14. Elevator Speech – over 10K cards distributed
    11. 18. Speak Innovatively <ul><li>Communications- Short Term Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Publicize Gainesville’s “Success stories” </li></ul><ul><li>Generate Buzz thru digital media </li></ul><ul><li>Promote through social media/search engine optimization </li></ul><ul><li>Develop toolkit to promote Gainesville externally </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the area by utilizing existing networks </li></ul><ul><li>Forge strategic partnerships with local, state and regional organizations </li></ul>
    12. 19.
    13. 20. iG Social Media
    14. 21. The iG Store
    15. 22. Speak Innovatively <ul><li>Designed logo/identity and related collateral </li></ul><ul><li>Production of iG Video with new music for use by local businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Banner Stands at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and Gainesville Airport Display Unit (for 2011 roll-out) </li></ul><ul><li>Wrote iG Communications Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Cade Prize Night promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly iG Spotlight e-mail and e-journal </li></ul>
    16. 23. Banner Stand at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
    17. 27. iG Speak Team <ul><li>Terry VanNortwick Jane Muir </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Ireland Debbie Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Janine Sikes Kathy Viehe </li></ul><ul><li>Jeannette Baer Annie Pais </li></ul><ul><li>Andy Fletcher </li></ul>
    18. 28. More Cool Things…National Recognition for Gainesville <ul><li>Richard Florida – Biggest projected gain in creative class jobs in GNV </li></ul><ul><li>America’s Promise Alliance names Alachua County a winner of 100 Best Communities for Young People </li></ul><ul><li> ranks GNV #1 in Top 10 College Towns: Great Cities for School and Life After Graduation </li></ul><ul><li>American Institute for Economic Research recognizes GNV as a Top Small Metro based on academic environment, QoL, professional opportunity </li></ul><ul><li> names Alachua as an “Up-and-Coming City” </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized in Southern Business & Development Magazine article as a metro having more that saw 2 or more months of jobs gains. </li></ul><ul><li>iG feature story on Florida Technology Journal </li></ul><ul><li> – National Brainpower Index- #14, 2 nd in South </li></ul>
    19. 29. More Cool Things – Company Successes <ul><li>Gainesville’s Grooveshark – Time Magazine’s Top 50 Websites of 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Start-up Roombug featured in WSJ, NYT and Chronicle of Higher Ed </li></ul><ul><li>WiPower, a GTEC company, is acquired by a Fortune 500 company </li></ul><ul><li>InterMed Biomedical, 352 Media, O2BKids! & Nuclear Medicine Professionals make Inc. Magazine’s list of 5K fastest growing companies </li></ul><ul><li>Banyan Biomarkers awarded $26.3 Million DoD contract to develop diagnostic blood test for trauma </li></ul><ul><li>Fracture featured on homepage of, one of foremost tech blogs in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Prioria awarded $2.8M contract with Canadian Dept of National Defense </li></ul>
    20. 32. iG Live Entrepreneurial Mentoring
    21. 33. Live Innovatively <ul><li>Entrepreneurial Mentoring - Short Term Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Identify Current mentoring organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Invite Organizations who offer mentoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roundtable – All organizations offering mentoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment of all offerings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implement Plans to grow mentoring efforts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event in Dec. – “Be a Mentor/Have a Mentor” </li></ul></ul>
    22. 36. Entrepreneurial Mentoring Co-Chairs <ul><li>Marilyn Tubb </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Patti Breedlove </li></ul>
    23. 37. Knowledge Network: Know How, Know Whom, Know What, Know When, Know Where
    24. 38. GAINnet 400 users in Jan/700+ users in December
    25. 39. START WITH WHY March 2, 8 a.m. Hilton UF Conference Center
    26. 40. iG Celebrate Annual Innovation Prize
    27. 45. 1 St Annual Cade Prize Winner Tutor Matching Service
    28. 46. iG Learn Earn While You Learn
    29. 47. Learn Innovatively Earn While You Learn <ul><li>Short Term Goal: develop programs that incorporate on-job training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Targets specific at-risk high school students as identified by SBAC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently have 30 applications from students to be placed in Business for 2 nd half of this school year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FloridaWorks currently interviewing students to find right fit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will contact businesses for placement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal to reduce dropout rate/improve grad rate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additionally, TechQuest Program thru FLWorks </li></ul></ul>
    30. 48. iG Learn Team <ul><li>Angela Pate Andy Sherrard </li></ul><ul><li>Dug Jones Billie Monroe </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Nichols Sandy Hollinger </li></ul><ul><li>Kelly Gridley Eileen Roy </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Mulligan April Griffin </li></ul>
    31. 49. iG Invest – Funding Plan
    32. 50. Invest Innovatively <ul><li>Group working on collaborative financing model - public/private partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Several iterations </li></ul><ul><li>Support from City Commission for initial money to begin fund </li></ul><ul><li>Will be seeking additional private and public $ </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually hire a Fund Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Identified at least 7 add’l Funding Streams available through City/CRA </li></ul>
    33. 51. iG Invest Team <ul><li>Anthony Lyons Dan Rua </li></ul><ul><li>Rose Fagler David Day </li></ul><ul><li>David Whitney Chris Brown </li></ul><ul><li>Kurt Killingsworth </li></ul><ul><li>David Massias </li></ul>
    34. 52. What else has been done beyond Jump Start?
    35. 53. Invest Innovatively <ul><li>CRA re-wrote hundreds of pages of code for iSquare district – sizing it down to about 20 pages from hundreds of pages </li></ul><ul><li>DONE IN 30 DAYS! </li></ul><ul><li>City looking to adopt it in other areas in first half of 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to apply to County? Part of CEO Strategic Plan in 2011 </li></ul>
    36. 54. INVEST - Florida Innovation Hub at UF
    37. 55. LIVE Innovatively
    38. 56. Gig4GNV Google Collaboratory
    39. 57. Celebrate Innovatively <ul><li>Chamber Business Showcase </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Room </li></ul>
    40. 64. Celebrate Innovatively <ul><li>Business of the Year Awards </li></ul>
    41. 71. Celebrate Innovatively <ul><li>Toast to Business </li></ul>
    42. 75. Innovation Award Winners Phoebe Cade Miles and Anthony Lyons <ul><li>P </li></ul>
    43. 76. Toast to Business
    44. 77. Metrics <ul><li># of spin-off companies from UF/SFC/Healthcare (occupational licenses) </li></ul><ul><li>$ Invested in area (All, inc. VC, SBIR, OPM) </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs in Knowledge Economy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HS Graduation Rates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Per Capita Income </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local GDP </li></ul></ul><ul><li># of Partnerships/Collaborations </li></ul>
    45. 78. Challenges <ul><li>Identifying resources – a constant </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to continue to achieve goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration/prioritization with other organizational goals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continued visibility/viability </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Engagement </li></ul>
    46. 79. What’s next? <ul><li>iG2011 </li></ul>
    47. 80. iG We make cool things happen.