Gainesville has all the resources it needs to create jobs and compete in an innovation economy – growing clusters of health and green technology companies, a steady stream of university research inventions, a quality of life that draws creative people, and college graduates who would stay if more local jobs existed.

The trick is to tie those components together so the entire education system, business community and area government can collaborate on preparing workers, nurturing companies and building strength in numbers to let the world know what Gainesville has to offer.

Read entire article at Gainesville Sun. This comes just as Governor Crist has announced a $100 million increase in STEMM funding.

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