AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Top 10 – UF now ranked #8 in the Top 10 for public universities by US News and World Report

$1B - UF INNOVATE has generated over $1 billion in private investments

#3 – Milken Institute ranks UF as #3 in Best Universities for Tech Transfer in the nation (moving ideas from lab to real world)

2018 Superior Accomplishment Award presented to Dr. Cecilia Suarez by the University of Florida's College of Agricultural and Life Science in the category of "Diversity and Inclusion."

2018 The Morton Wolfson Faculty Award for outstanding service to University of Florida students presented to Dr. Cecilia Suarez by UF’s Division of Student Affairs.

906 – Number of Patents/Licenses generated by UF INNOVATE from 2013-2017

+190 – UF INNOVATE has launched over 190 start-ups

2017-2018 Women of Color Leadership Program Scholar presented to Dr. Cecilia Suarez by the National Women's Studies Association.

2017 - UF|IA Ambassadors named Outstanding Ambassador Organization of the Year by the Student Activities & Involvement department at UF|Student Affairs

+950 – UF INNOVATE start-ups have created over 950 new jobs

#20 – UF|CISE ranks 20th in Top Coders at U.S. Universities according to Fast Company in 2017

#1 – The Center for World University Rankings name UF|IFAS entomology department the first in the world

2017 – UF INNOVATE|Sid Martin Biotech named the 2017 Incubator of the Year by the International Business Innovation Association, and awarded the 2017 Global Science and Technology Incubator of the Year designation.

#1 – UF|CJC’s online public relations Bachelor’s Degree ranked first in the nation by TheBestSchools.org in 2018.

30 – Number of patents filed from 2016-2018 at UF INNOVATE|Sid Martin Biotech

#9 – The UF|IFAS Biodiversity Conservation program ranked number nine in the world by the Center for World University Rankings

#3 – The UF|Warrington entrepreneurship masters ranked third among public universities by the Eduniversal’s Best Masters Rankings in 2018