Friday, December 16, 2011
Nova Southeastern Psychology Professor Receives Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank DePiano, Ph.D., presented the first annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award to Mark B. Sobell, Ph.D., ABPP. Sobell is a professor and researcher NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies. ..

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Saturday, September 10, 2011
Space Florida News: $100,000 Awarded to C2C Development

On Wednesday, 10 high-tech start-ups had the opportunity to present their business models to national financers at the Igniting Innovation Showcase, hosted by Space Florida and the Technological Research and Development Authority (TRDA) in Cape Canaveral. At the conclusion of the networking event, Space Florida awarded a $100,000 check to the company judges felt had the most potential for near-term growth and commercial success, while contributing to Florida's economy. C2C Development - a neurological medical device manufacturer - was selected for the award. ..

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Miller School Researchers Receive NIH Blueprint Award

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to investigators across the United States, including three from The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Department of Ophthalmology for an ambitious set of projects to develop new drugs for disorders of the nervous system. The projects—aimed at treating conditions such as vision loss, neurodegenerative disease and depression—are funded through the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research.

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Friday, July 29, 2011
Acclaimed chemistry professor wins two major awards

One of Florida State University's most influential researchers, whose pioneering work in chemical analysis places him in an elite group of the world's top chemists, is set to receive two major, highly competitive chemistry awards. ..

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Friday, July 22, 2011
FAU's Human Powered Submarine Team Awarded for Absolute Speed at International Submarine Races

Florida Atlantic University’s human-powered submarine team was awarded the absolute speed award, fastest speed by category (one person propeller), smooth operator award, and second place in overall performance at the 11th annual International Submarine Races at the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Carderock Division in Bethesda, Maryland. ..

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Friday, July 22, 2011
Geneticist Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

A leading geneticist at the Miller School of Medicine has been honored for her extraordinary lifelong contribution to Alzheimer’s disease research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Paris. ..

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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Petra Solar wins smart grid & clean tech categories for TechAmerica Foundation’s American Technology Awards

Petra Solar, a NJ based technology company committed to advancing global production of renewable energy, helping the electric supply industry develop a smarter and more stable electric grid, and creating jobs in clean energy, has been named the winner in both the Smart Grid & Smart Instruments category and the Clean Tech/Green Tech category of the TechAmerica Foundation’s American Technology Awards. The company licenses micro-inverter (power electronic systems or power conversion) technology from the University of Central Florida for use in its "SunWave" system, to which both awards were attributed.  ..

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
CSTARS Recognized With ‘Innovation Award’ for Extensive Oil Spill Coverage

The Alliance For Earth Observations awarded the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) at the University of Miami with its inaugural Innovation Award, for action taken during the DeepWater Horizon disaster. The award honors an individual, group or organization for groundbreaking technological research or applications innovation in Earth observations, and was presented to Dr. Hans Graber at The Forum On Earth Observations V in Washington D.C. ..

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Florida Student Named Fourth Place Winner in International Biotechnology Competition

BioFlorida, Florida’s statewide bioscience trade association, announced today that Florida student Jenna Pappalardo has been named a winner of the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge and placed fourth in the International BioGENEius Challenge, the most prestigious high school science competition in the world for original research in biotechnology. ..

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
UF startup Florida Sustainables wins Cade Prize for Innovation

A startup company with a biodegradable plastic invented at the University of Florida was the winner of the second $50,000 Cade Prize for Innovation. ..

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