Tuesday, November 03, 2015
FAN Fund Completes Initial Closing

FAN Investors I GP, LLC (“FAN”) is pleased to announce the initial closing of FAN Investors Fund I, LP with capital in excess of $5 million. FAN was established to invest capital and seek appreciation in growth-oriented seed and early stage technology and life science companies within the State of Florida. ..

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Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Prescription for economy: Healthcare startup energy

South Florida’s history of healthcare entrepreneurship has received a shot of new startup energy, and some business leaders see it as the prescription for a healthier local economy.  ..

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
New Study Unveils Economic Impacts of Institute for Commercialization of Public Research

The Institute for Commercialization of Public Research announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc. that measured economic impacts of the Institute between 2011 and 2015. ..

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Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Biscayne Pharmaceuticals Merges With Insero Health, Adding Clinical-Stage Novel Epilepsy Program And Other CNS Assets

Biscayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for cancer and other conditions based on growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) analogs, today announced that it has merged with Insero Health, a developer of novel treatments for epilepsy, pain and other central nervous system (CNS) disorders. ..

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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 14, 2015
Florida Institute Funds Medical Technology Company MYOLYN

Gainesville-based company with technology licensed from the University of Florida ..

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Friday, September 11, 2015
Florida Institute Funds Pensacola-based Robotics Unlimited Inc.

Core Technology Licensed from the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition  ..

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Florida Institute Funds Tampa-Based peerfit

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research has finalized a funding agreement with peerfit, a Tampa-based company that is developing a personalized wellness platform. Based on technology developed at the University of Florida, the platform provides consumers with an easy, flexible way to build their own premium fitness experience.  ..

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Friday, June 26, 2015
Florida Institute and IP TechEx Form Strategic Alliance

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research announced today that it has entered a strategic alliance agreement with IP Technology Exchange, Inc. (IP TechEx) a worldwide leader in open innovation and technology services. The alliance is designed to, on a selective basis, increase collaborative business opportunities for each entity, as well as for the companies they each support. ..

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Friday, June 19, 2015
Florida Institute Funds Tampa-based TransGenex Nanobiotech, Inc.

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with TransGenex Nanobiotech, Inc.(TGN), a company that is developing nano-scale technologies for novel, cost-effective diagnostic and therapeutic agents against cancers and other inflammatory diseases.  ..

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