Innovation Square

At the University of Florida

Innovation Square is a community that brings research and business together and inspires people to think bigger. Encouraging diverse disciplines to interact. Allowing researchers to work smarter. Unleashing creativity and accelerating the development of new ideas.

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Innovation and Community Redefined

Innovation Square aims to be the catalyst and driving force in the creation of a vibrant, thriving, people friendly district located right in the heart of the city. In doing so, we point to the future, change perception into reality and herald the arrival of a new Gainesville.

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Accelerate the Development

of New Ideas

Innovation Square is a 40 acre urban master plan for a modern live/work/play research and innovation community. We plan to develop over five million square feet of office, research, and hi-tech space with residences, retail, hotel and open space that connect the University of Florida with downtown Gainesville. By fusing the private sector with the University of Florida, through access to cutting edge research and information, we intend to create opportunities to collaborate with talented researchers in a place that is recognized for transferring new ideas to the marketplace.