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Santa Fe College


Gainesville, FL

Project Name

Innovative Product Development Center (IPDC)



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This EDA investment will establish a regional commercialization center, the Innovative Product Development Center (IPDC) which will provide community-based innovators and inventors with an array of services and support ranging from proof-of-concept to commercialization within the Alachua and Bradford counties in Florida. The project will focus on developing industry clusters in the life sciences, software/web development and niche manufacturing. Anticipated regional impacts includes the launch of 8-15 startups per year, the creation of 75-100 new jobs, and securing private investment for IPDC startups at a minimum of $1 million annually.

Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE)

Build To Scale (B2S)
formerly Regional Innovation Strategies Program (RIS)

Accelerate R2 Network Challenge

National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship (NACIE)

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