Jacksonville in ‘good position’ for UF semiconductor facility

Published on March 29, 2024 at 10:57 am

Jacksonville is on the inside track to being chosen as the site of a University of Florida facility for high-tech research and education, Mayor Donna Deegan said.

Speaking at a JAXUSA Partnership luncheon March 28, Deegan said the city was a leading contender to land the Florida Semiconductor Institute, which she said would bring $80 million in state investment and additional federal funding to Northeast Florida.

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“It’s going to be a competitive process …  but I think we’re in a good position to win that and hopefully we’ll know something more about that in the next couple of weeks,” she said.  

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