Tuesday, June 05, 2018
USF Earns New Recognition as a Global Leader in Producing United States Patents

The University of South Florida (USF) is the nation’s fifth-leading public university in generating new United States utility patents and ranks 12th among universities worldwide in this key measure of innovation.  Other Florida universities listed in the top 100 ranking are the University of Florida with 111 patents; Florida International University with 42 patents; University of Central Florida with 39 patents; and, Florida State University with 34 patents. ..

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees

Seven inventors have been selected for induction into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame during its 5th Annual Induction Ceremony & Gala on Sep. 7 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. Inductees must have at least one U.S. patent and a connection to Florida. Collectively, the 2018 inductees hold more than 180 U.S. patents. ..

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Saturday, April 07, 2018
The Florida Council of 100 Releases "Best Practices in Business-Academic R&D Collaboration" and "100 University Ideas for Enhancing Business-University Collaboration in Florida"

The Florida Council of 100 has released two reports to address areas for improvement in university research and development (R&D) commercialization efforts. The first report outlines three umbrella suggestions: recruit and empower a world class faculty and staff, build a robust basic and applied RA&D machine, and enhance the commercialized mission. The second report lists 100 suggestions to encourage engagement and innovation between businesses and universities. ..

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Monday, February 19, 2018
FDA Grants Marketing Authorization to Banyan Biomarkers for the First Diagnostic Blood Test for Traumatic Brain Injury

Banyan BTI is the first in vitro diagnostic blood test to aid in the evaluation of patients with suspected TBI, also known as concussion.  ..

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Friday, February 16, 2018
Embry Riddle's MicaPlex Tenant Censys Technologies Adds Jobs While Advancing UAS Technology

Censys Technologies Corporation, a high-tech startup firm in Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), has added seven jobs over the past year, and it also recently achieved an important milestone in the development of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technology.  ..

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Friday, February 09, 2018
UCF Spinoff Company Awarded NSF Grant Aimed at Commercialization

A University of Central Florida spinoff company has been awarded a highly competitive national grant, which it will use to develop a prototype device that could help manufacturers of electronic devices significantly reduce their costs. This could lead to less expensive and smaller size devices for consumers.  ..

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Saturday, December 16, 2017
UCF Scientist's Research Fuels Private Industry

After decades of hard work and determination, IPG Photonics, the world’s leading producer of high-power fiber lasers with annual revenue surpassing $1 billion, acquired OptiGrate, the company Glebov and his team founded. ..

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
UCF: New Test for Zika on Course for Commercialization

A new diagnostic test that can detect a Zika viral infection within 30 minutes could be headed to hospitals in the next year thanks to a partnership between the University of Central Florida and Orlando-based biotechnology startup Nano Discovery Inc.  ..

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Korean Lifesciences Company ViroCure USA Joins USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator

Company in partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center, USF to develop viruses into disease-fighters  ..

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Southeast BIO Investor and Partner Forum: Nov. 14-16, 2017

The Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum is the southeast's premier life sciences and medical technology conference, connecting emerging companies with potential investors and corporate partners looking to do business in the southeast. In partnership with the University of Florida’s Commercialization Program, attendees will experience a Biotech/Pharma event focusing on Regenerative Medicine.  ..

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