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The Florida Research Consortium (FRC) is a strategic partnership of education, business and government formed specifically to advocate for knowledge-based economic development in Florida.

Founded in 2001, FRC works to increase awareness of the cutting-edge research that is under way throughout the state of Florida and to enhance the diversity and strength of Florida’s innovation economy through the commercialization of that research.

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Study Shows Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches Threatened by Microplastic Pollution

A new study from Florida State University researchers shows that increasing microplastic accumulation along the Gulf's beaches could alter the composition of shoreline sand and jeopardize the turtles' sensitive incubation environments. ..

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

The Florida Department of Health's James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program has armed Moffitt Cancer Center, University of Florida Health Cancer Center - Gainesville, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami and numerous collaborating centers with $1.36 million to address cancer disparities and improve outcomes and care for individuals affected by pancreatic cancer. ..

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Watching Nanomaterials Form in 4-D

Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Florida are working develop a new type of Transmission Electron Microscope that takes dynamic, multiframe videos of nanoparticles as they form, allowing researchers to view how specimens change in space and time.  Knowing how these particles form could change how researchers design future drug-delivery systems, paints, coatings, lubricants and other materials for which having control over nanoscale properties is essential. ..

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