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, September 30, 2015
Florida Institute Funds Orlando-based Aviana Molecular Technologies

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Aviana Molecular Technologies (AMT), an Orlando-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida. Aviana is developing a smartphone-enabled platform for first-level point-of-care diagnostics, allowing rapid detection of infections by anyone, anywhere. ..

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Monday, September 28, 2015
3-D printing soft matter: UF discovery leads to new engineering discipline

A University of Florida researcher exploring different techniques for 3-D printing has invented a method for manufacturing materials as soft as a cloud in a way never before possible. ..

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Saturday, September 26, 2015
USF Researchers Battle Red Tide with Two New Grants

With federal grants from NOAA, USF scientists will work on new forecasting and identification technologies to fight the issue. ..

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