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The slide deck from a very brief presentation I made at the Cade Prize event in Gainesville. FL 6.11.10

The slide deck from a very brief presentation I made at the Cade Prize event in Gainesville. FL 6.11.10

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    Cade Prize keynote Cade Prize keynote Presentation Transcript

    • The Future of Gainesville = Innovation
    • The world is changing… 17/30 27/30 351,537 329,767 137,437 06/10/10 3.3B 1.8B 1957 1 MB = $411,041,792.00 2009 1 MB = $.011 2 GB = $44.99 + free shipping 2 GB @ 1957 = $841,813,590,016 1,000,000,0000
    • UF Homecoming 1930
    • UF Homecoming 2009
    • Change is Inevitable
    • A question… and a challenge…
    • What makes Gainesville special?
    • Good to Great
    • The Challenge: How do we leverage Gainesville’s assets to compete successfully in the global economy?
    • The World’s Most Innovative Cities:
      • A high concentration of residents working in “knowledge jobs.”
      • Solid innovation infrastructure that fosters technological innovation.
      • Local companies geared toward global markets.
      • High value-added, technologically advanced manufacturing sectors.
      • Institutions and residents embrace the digital economy.
      • At the front of the information technology and Internet Revolutions.
      • Above-average levels of entrepreneurship.
      • 39% of our population holds bachelor degrees or higher.
      • 1,854 engineering degrees were awarded in 2007.
      • GTEC has generated $57,600,000 in grants and funding.
      • Sid Martin Biotechnology Development Institute has generated $ 450,000,000 in grants and funding.
      • In 2008 UF received more than $560,000,000 in sponsored research funding.
      How does Gainesville measure up to those requirements?
    • Greater Gainesville generated about 150 patents a year over the last five years… more than 50% of them in the life sciences.
      • Cancer Center
      • Genetics Institute
      • Institute on Aging
      • Emerging Pathogens Institute
      • McKnight Brain Institute
      • Center for Excellence in Regenerative Biotechnology
      • Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research
      • Powell Gene Therapy Center
      • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute
      One of the Top 15 Research Universities in America
    • AND…
      • SFC Top 20 in Community College League of Innovation
      • SFC Center for Innovation and Economic Development
      • SFC Perry Center for Emerging Technologies
      • Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center
      • Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator
      • Powell Center for Construction and Environment
      • UF – DOE High Temperature Electrochemistry Center
      • UF Institute for Sustainable Energy Technology Incubator
    • AND…
      • RTI Biologics
      • Exactech
      • Banyan Biomarkers
      • Applied Genetic Technologies
      • BioResources Management
      • BioEnergy International
      • Sharklet Technologies
      • Streamline Numerics
      • Info Tech
      • Infinite Energy
      • And, and, and, and, and, and, and………… Not to mention…….
    • Florida Innovation Hub at UF
    • Cade Museum
    • In just the past 5 years Gainesville has been named:
      • # 1 Tech City in Florida
      • #1 Overall Cities Ranked and Rated
      • Top 1% of Chambers in America
      • Top 10 Hotspots for Young Professionals to Work & Live
      • #22 Smartest Cities in America
      • #47 Best Places to Launch and Live
      • Best 50 Hospitals in America: Shands at UF
      • Top 50 Best Places for Business and Careers
      • The 2009 Region of Excellence
    • In other words… Collaboration Communication Celebration
    • Tonight we are here to celebrate…
      • H 2 O Life Technologies
      • WiOptix
      • University of Florida
      • Tutor Matching Service
    •