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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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Wednesday, October 03, 2018
U.S. Department of Education Awards FIU $1.1 Million to create Center for International Business Education and Research

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded FIU a more than $1.1 million grant, which will have a total impact of more than $2 million with matching funds, to establish a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). The grant is one of just 15 CIBER grants awarded to leading universities across the country this year and the only award granted in Florida. ..

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Polston Lab ‘Recruits’ Insects as Allies for Plants in Food Security Project

A University of Florida (UF) lab spearheaded a campaign to recruit insects as allies that can aid in reducing plant stress to enhance food security. The initial 12-month “recruiting” effort by Jane Polston, a professor of plant pathology at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, successfully completes the first of three phases of a scheduled four-year project under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Insect Allies program.


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Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Chemistry Professor Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Data Science Framework

Dr. Stuart Chalk, a University of North Florida chemistry professor, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to test and improve upon his data science framework, SciData, which will help make the integration of scientific data more efficient for researchers. The $600,000 NSF grant will focus on linking chemical data to health, pharmacology and toxicology data from a variety of sources and organizing it in a way that both people, as well as computers, can understand and search the data. ..

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