Centers & Institutes

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship

The Center for Entrepreneurship serves as a source of support for the complete life cycle of the entrepreneur.
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Center for Cybersecurity

Center for Cybersecurity

The UWF Center for Cybersecurity is the regional hub for cybersecurity education and research, including multidisciplinary programs and certificates, research opportunities, outreach activities, and industry partnerships.
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Center for Research and Economic Opportunity

Center for Research and Economic Opportunity

The Center for Research and Economic Opportunity is dedicated to the intellectual and economic growth of Northwest Florida. Founded in 2015, CREO works to enhance university research, create economic opportunity and strengthen ties between UWF and the community.
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Archaeology Institute

The Archaeology Institute at UWF is an educational, research and service facility concerned with the prehistoric and historic archaeological resources of the northwest Florida region.
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Center for Applied Psychology (CAP)

Center for Applied Psychology

The Center for Applied Psychology (CAP) is a consulting group within the School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences. CAP's aim is the optimization of human performance across the lifespan in educational, health, and workplace contexts.
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GeoData Center

More than a Map: Geographic Information helps us answer the question "Where?" The GeoData Center is here, guiding UWF students, faculty and staff through the geo-spatial technologies changing the way we view the world.
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Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation

CEDB reflects a fundamental emphasis on modern biological research as applied to environmental systems and provides a vital program of research and education.
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Gulf Islands Research and Education Center (GIREC)

Gulf Islands Research and Education Center

A research and science education partnership between Gulf Islands National Seashore and the University of West Florida to support the conservation of Gulf Coast natural and cultural resources, and increase student access to high-quality, hands-on science education.
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Haas Center

HAAS Center

The Haas Center is a research and consulting arm of the University of West Florida that engages in applied research and strategy development in economics and across the social sciences.
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Innovation Institute

Innovation Institute

We believe that innovation – that hard, messy work that blends art, science, creativity and culture with the freedom to explore, fail, try again and learn – is the key to breakthrough solutions to our biggest challenges.
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Small Business Development Center

UWF SBDC is a non-profit network of college and university-based centers providing entrepreneurs with high quality one-on-one consulting, management training, and vital information they need to grow and prosper in a complex and competitive global environment.
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Japan Center

The Japan Center at the University of West Florida fosters stronger ties between the U.S. and Japan through educational, cultural and business programs.
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Florida Public Archaeology Network

The Florida Public Archaeology Network's mission is to promote and facilitate the conservation, study and public understanding of Florida's archaeological heritage through regional centers, each of which has its own website.
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Center for Fine & Performing Arts

The Center for Fine & Performing Arts (CFPA) at the University of West Florida is the heart of artistic expression for the university and a primary destination for arts and culture in Northwest Florida.
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