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7 10, 2020

UCF Office of Research Offers Second Round of $1 Million Seed Funding to Faculty

By |2020-10-07T15:57:26+00:00October 7th, 2020|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The UCF Office of Research and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs have pooled $1 million in seed funding to help faculty conducting research, which could lead to greater success in attracting federal and private grants. This is the second time UCF has offered this kind of funding. Last September, the two offices [...]

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, [...]