Cade Prize keynote

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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

Transcript of Cade Prize keynote

  • 1. The Future of Gainesville = Innovation

2. 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 3. UF Homecoming 1930 4. UF Homecoming 2009 5. Change is Inevitable 6. A question and a challenge 7. What makes Gainesville special? 8. Good to Great 9. The Challenge: How do we leverage Gainesvilles assets to compete successfully in the global economy? 10. The Worlds 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.

11.

  • 39%of our population holds bachelor degrees or higher.
  • 1,854engineering degrees were awarded in 2007.
  • GTEC has generated$57,600,000in grants and funding.
  • Sid Martin Biotechnology Development Institute has generated $ 450,000,000in grants and funding.
  • In2008UF received more than$560,000,000 in sponsored research funding.

How does Gainesville measure up to those requirements? 12. Greater Gainesville generated about 150 patents a year over the last five years more than 50% of them in the life sciences. 13.

  • 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 14. AND

  • SFC Top 20 in Community CollegeLeague 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

15. 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.

16. Florida Innovation Hub at UF 17. Cade Museum 18. 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

19. In other words Collaboration Communication Celebration 20. Tonight we are here to celebrate

  • H 2 O Life Technologies
  • WiOptix
  • University of Florida
  • Tutor Matching Service

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