Saturday, August 19, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Facial Recognition Company Kairos

Kairos, a Miami-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida, received follow-on round funding for achieving significant development milestones since receiving initial financing from the Florida Institute.  ..

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Thursday, July 20, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Altamonte Springs-based Dominion Aesthetic Technologies

Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement with Dominion Aesthetic Technologies, an innovative company focused on commercializing medical devices in the aesthetics field. The company has licensed technology from the University of Central Florida.  ..

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Saturday, July 01, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Altamonte Springs-based FreshSurety

The Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement with FreshSurety, an Internet-of-Things (IoT) company with technology developed at the University of Florida.  ..

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Pensacola-based VetCV

The Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement with VetCV, a Pensacola-based company with technology developed at the Florida Institute for Human Machine and Cognition (IHMC).  ..

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Saturday, April 01, 2017
USF Spinout Transgenex Nanobiotech Inc. Awarded a SBIR Phase II Contract from National Cancer Institute

USF startup receives $1.49 million to advance its novel cancer stem cell inhibitor technology  ..

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Orlando-based Aviana Molecular Technologies Receives Follow-on Funding

The Florida Institute announced that Aviana Molecular Technologies, LLC, an Orlando-based point of care diagnostics company with technology licensed from the University of Central Florida, received follow-on second round financing after achieving significant development milestones since its initial funding.  ..

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Friday, March 03, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Jupiter-based BlinkBio

The Florida Instituteannounced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with BlinkBio, a Jupiter-based company with technology developed at The Scripps Research Institute. BlinkBio has assembled a proprietary suite of assets for the development of novel Drug Conjugate therapies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases called Tunable Drug Conjugates (TDCs).  ..

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Monday, February 06, 2017
Space Coast High Tech Incubator and co-working space to open

Groundswell Startups will host its grand opening this March 24 at 5 p.m. The 24/7 access riverfront coworking space is within walking distance of Downtown Melbourne. The former indoor skatepark now represents one of the largest privately-owned, nonprofit incubators in the southeast.  ..

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Monday, December 05, 2016
Florida Institute Funds Orlando-based SegAna, LLC

Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement SegAna, LLC, an Orlando-based company with technology developed at University of Central Florida that will produce deformable four-dimensional lung phantom simulators for enhancing lung cancer radiation treatment. ..

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Thursday, October 13, 2016
New Study Unveils Economic Impacts of Institute for Commercialization of Public Research

The Institute announced results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc., that measured economic impacts of the Institute between 2011 and 2016, and concluded that the organization's impact throughout the state of Florida increased significantly during the past fiscal year (2015-16), resulting in a total economic impact of $630 million over the six-year period. ..

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