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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Friday, August 11, 2017
UF research awards total nearly $686 million for fiscal year 2017

University of Florida faculty earned nearly $686 million in research awards in fiscal year 2017, including major grants to study Zika, citrus greening and special education training.  ..

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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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Saturday, July 01, 2017
UCF Business Incubators Boost Region's Job Creation & Economy, Study Says

Companies that grew up in the University of Central Florida’s business incubators sustained 4,710 jobs and added more than $725 million to the region’s gross domestic product in the past two years, according to a newly released economic impact study.  ..

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017
NuLife Moves Into NSU’s Center for Collaborative Research

NuLife Sciences through the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, NuLife BioMed, Inc., announced that it has moved into space at NSU's prestigious Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), where it will conduct research on the NuLife Technique, a means to potentially eliminate the need for tissue matching between donor and recipient in kidney transplants and the need for anti-rejection medication post-surgery. ..

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
Florida Institute Funds Alachua-based Amend Surgical

The Florida Institute announced that it has finalized a funding agreement with Amend Surgical, an Alachua-based medical device company with newly licensed technology developed at the University of Florida.  ..

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
FIU: New device expedites detection of harmful pathogens in food supply

Angelo Gaitas, a research assistant professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, along with Gwangseong Kim, a research scientist, are commercializing a device that reduces the screening process to just a few hours at the same cost as current devices. ..

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
NSU Collaborates with South Florida Accelerator to Commercialize Technology

The South Florida Accelerator (TSFA) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced plans to form new startup companies from NSU’s research and development (R&D) pipeline. ..

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Monday, April 17, 2017
UCF Energy-Storage Spinout Creating Buzz

A University of Central Florida student is taking the lead on propelling his professor’s energy-storage invention into the marketplace and, with the help of several of the university’s innovation support programs, is getting noticed.  ..

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