University of North Florida seeking health care entrepreneurs

Workshops begin Sept. 24 at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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 The University of North Florida Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is accepting applications for its next group of aspiring entrepreneurs.

A news release states eligibility is limited to applicants with business ideas in the health and medical fields.

The center will provide business plan development, coworking space, help from student interns, professional support and networking opportunities.

Accepted applicants will have access to paid professional services, such as legal, accounting and marketing.

There are no membership fees or required equity investment from the companies. The only commitment is that accepted applicants must participate in all workshops and programs.

Applications must be submitted by Aug. 14. Those selected will be notified by Aug. 28.

Visit for details, the class schedule and the application.

The center opened in 2019 on two floors in The Barnett, at 112 W. Adams St. Downtown.

The fifth floor has traditional classroom space and offices for the faculty and staff. The fourth floor is an open floor plan coworking space designed to be an interactive learning environment.

Last year’s inaugural group comprised 14 entrepreneurs in the medical, transportation and logistics and technology sectors.