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17 03, 2021

UF Creates $1 Million Venture Fund for Faculty Startups | UF Innovate

By |2021-03-17T18:36:29+00:00March 17th, 2021|Florida, Startup Fund|0 Comments

In its ongoing efforts to rise to Top 5, the University of Florida has established its own venture fund to benefit startups founded on university research. Starting this fiscal year, the university will provide $1 million a year to fund startups founded on UF technology. Jim O’Connell, assistant vice president for commercialization at UF and [...]

6 01, 2021

FSU GAP competition supports researchers moving from laboratory to marketplace 

By |2021-01-06T09:58:21+00:00January 6th, 2021|Florida, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

A method to improve testing for E. coli in beef and a system for evaluating a product used to reinforce pavement earned funding through a Florida State University program that supports researchers who are bringing their academic work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded faculty members a pot of more than [...]

9 12, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund awards 20 grants totaling $1 million – News – University of Florida

By |2020-12-09T14:13:44+00:00December 9th, 2020|Florida, Translational Research|0 Comments

The University of Florida has awarded 20 faculty teams $50,000 each from UF Research's Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund to pursue a wide range of AI-related projects. The researchers will utilize the university’s world-leading computing capabilities to analyze vast amounts of data and predict solutions to health, agriculture, engineering and educational challenges. A team of [...]

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 [...]