BOEM Issues First Renewable Energy Lease for Marine Hydrokinetic Technology Testing

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

As part of the Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced it has issued a lease to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for marine hydrokinetic technology testing offshore Florida to evaluate the use of turbines powered […]

FSU Researchers Win Financial Support to Help Move Inventions Closer to Market

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Three Florida State University researchers are getting some extra cash to help steer their cutting edge work to the marketplace. Researchers Alexey Kovalev, Branko Stefanovic and Mei Zhang received a combined $62,000 to help further their work on a more effective bullet-proof glass alternative, a new anti-fibrotic drug and an innovative nanocarbon foam material through […]

Technology Transfer Brings "More Than Money" to University Communities

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Just how valuable is “technology transfer” for universities? This question is addressed in “More than Money: The Exponential Impact of Academic Technology Transfer,” an article from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) that examines the impact of landmark 1980 legislation that facilitated technology transfer from the academic inventors’ “bench” to commercialization and the far-reaching and […]

Technology Transfer Brings “More Than Money” to University Communities

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Just how valuable is “technology transfer” for universities? This question is addressed in “More than Money: The Exponential Impact of Academic Technology Transfer,” an article from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) that examines the impact of landmark 1980 legislation that facilitated technology transfer from the academic inventors’ “bench” to commercialization and the far-reaching and […]

UCF-Based Research Fuels $100k Win for Central Florida Entrepreneur

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

A University of Central Florida (UCF) spin-out company received the $100,000 first-place award at the CAT5 innovation competition at Innovation Concourse of the Southeast Safety and Manufacturing Event in Orlando.

UF Tech Connect Fuels Innovation Economy in First 12 Years

Posted on: Thursday, July 31st, 2014

In its first dozen years of operation, the University of Florida’s Tech Connect program has helped launch 157 technology-based startup companies that in turn generated more than $1 billion in private funding, $530 million in public funding and 2,000 new jobs, according to a report released today.