Photo: InBIAFrom left to right: Charles Ross: InBIA's Chairman of the Board and Director of Enterprise Innovation Institute; Merrie Shaw: Assistant Director, Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute; Kirstie Chadwick: InBIA President & CEO; Mark Long: Director, Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute
UF's Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute receives national awards from InBIA
The Institute has been named the world's No. 1 biotech incubator.
The global nonprofit onganization InBIA just announced award winners from their International Conference on Business Incubation. This year, the University of Florida's Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute received two awards: the 2017 InBIA Technology/Science Entrepreneurship Center of the Year award and the Randall M. Whaley Incubator of the Year Award.
About the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute:
The Sid Martin Biotechnology Instituteis the recipient of both the Technology/Science Entrepreneurship Center of the Year and Randall M. Whaley Incubator award. The Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute provides a unique combination of wet laboratories, greenhouses and animal facilities in one location. They also provide over $1.2mm of high-quality shared laboratory equipment for biotech startups to utilize. The program offers pro-bono legal services to clients one day per week, and “business coach for a day” services one day per week. Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute holds an annual “celebration of biotechnology” for clients and the clients of Progress Park which is attended by 400+ sponsors, vendors and entrepreneurs.