Florida

9 09, 2020

USF approves $122M Carry Forward spending plan, including funding for faculty startups – The Oracle

By |2020-09-09T14:26:41+00:00September 9th, 2020|Florida|0 Comments

Despite the financial constraints set by COVID-19, the 2020-2021 university carry-forward funds surpassed last fiscal year by $16 million. USF’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the 2020-2021 Carry Forward spending plan by unanimous vote. Presented by Associate Vice President of Resource Management and Analysis Nick Setteducato, the plan consists of unspent university money that [...]

2 09, 2020

 FSU Collaborative Collision Seed Fund announcement

By |2020-09-02T12:43:19+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Florida, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

The Collaborative Collision seed fund provides up to $25,000 to catalyze the development of new interdisciplinary teams that form as a result of connections made at the Office of Research Development’s Collaborative Collision events. Collaborative Collision grants are intended to allow a new team to position themselves to seek external funding for a new research initiative by demonstrating a history of [...]

20 08, 2020

FSU funding helps researchers turn inventions into business ideas

By |2020-08-20T10:34:49+00:00August 20th, 2020|Florida, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

A faster way to make test samples for the automotive and aerospace industries, an improved method for producing a wound-healing therapy and the development of an environmentally friendly X-ray material all earned funding from a Florida State University program that helps researchers bring their work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for [...]

4 06, 2020

USF invests more funds into coronavirus fighting research projects 

By |2020-06-04T10:39:48+00:00June 4th, 2020|Florida|0 Comments

The University of South Florida has invested over $680,000 with its latest commitment to funding coronavirus research projects. The university announced Friday it is investing nearly $350,000 into 14 research projects, focused on detecting and stopping infections, innovations in personal protective equipment and addressing confusion in communities that may be especially vulnerable to the virus. [...]

4 03, 2020

FSU, Mayo Clinic collaborate on medical innovation, attracting top biomedical talent

By |2020-03-04T14:55:19+00:00March 4th, 2020|Florida, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Florida State University President John Thrasher and representatives from Mayo Clinic in Florida signed a multifaceted agreement Tuesday in Jacksonville to attract and retain top talent in the biomedical field. The collaborative education efforts will focus on medical innovation and promote a market-driven approach to create a highly trained workforce focused on taking medical technology [...]

4 03, 2020

Molekule raises $58M in Series C round – Tampa Bay Business Journal

By |2020-03-04T14:45:35+00:00March 4th, 2020|Florida, New Investments/Awards, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Molekule, a tech startup born out of University of South Florida research, has closed another multimillion-dollar investment round. The San Francisco-based company with a focus on clean technology raised $58 million this week. "The air purifier market is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world right now, and there is an incredible need for companies like [...]

9 01, 2020

FSU funding helps researchers bring ideas to marketplace

By |2020-01-09T09:43:48+00:00January 9th, 2020|Florida|0 Comments

Projects to improve genetic testing, a replacement for rare-earth magnets and an app that will help treat ADHD all earned funding through a Florida State University program to support researchers adapting their work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded a pot of $130,650 as part of the Fall 2019 [...]

8 08, 2019

FSU and UF receive $29 million to speed discoveries leading to better health 

By |2019-08-08T09:28:43+00:00August 8th, 2019|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state. UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the [...]

31 01, 2019

U Florida Tech Licensing Announces Another Successful Partnership with Portfolio Company

By |2019-01-31T10:06:10+00:00January 31st, 2019|Florida, New Investments/Awards|0 Comments

University of Florida startup Entrinsic Health Solutions Inc. (EHS), an innovative health sciences company, has entered into a partnership that provides for a worldwide commercial license and supply agreement for enterade®, an amino acid-based, glucose-free, electrolyte solution designed for oncology and gastrointestinal (GI) disease patients. “We are excited about this partnership,” stated Dr. Sadasivan Vidyasagar, [...]

28 01, 2019

UCF Business Incubation Program: Nurturing Seeds of Growth 

By |2019-01-28T09:51:51+00:00January 28th, 2019|Florida, State or Government|0 Comments

If 10 small businesses launched today, six likely would be closed in four years. Yet studies show that if those 10 companies enrolled in a business incubator, about nine in 10 would be operating five years after graduating. The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program was created to improve the chance of survival for [...]