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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Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Autophagy Neurotherapeutics and Torrey Pines Institute Announce Licensing Agreement

Autophagy Neurotherapeutics (ANT) and the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies (TPIMS) announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement to commercialize ANT’s novel small molecule drugs developed at TPIMS for treating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. ..

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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Meet the Moffitt startup that helps doctors find the best treatments for cancer patients

A biotech startup founded by a Moffitt Cancer Center researcher and a medical business expert on his team has begun commercial development of technology that helps oncologists find the best treatments for their cancer patients.  ..

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Saturday, October 21, 2017
UCF Grad Has a Lock on Keyless Technology

The CEO of one of the world’s leading smart lock companies developed his hatred for keys while in high school.  ..

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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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