Karl LaPan, New UF Innovate director, plans continued growth, success for program


    Following a record-breaking year of growth for Alachua’s biotechnology industry, the University of Florida’s programs for entrepreneurial incubation and innovation, UF Innovate, has hired a new director of incubation services who’s looking to continue the program’s upward trajectory.  

    “Clearly the resilience of the biotech sector, that’s going to be important to continue,” said Karl LaPan, who joined UF Innovate in May.