UCF Makes Another $1 Million Available in SEED Funding for Research 

CF is now taking applications for its third round of SEED Funding.The program, made possible through a collaboration between the Office of Research and the Office of the Provost, is aimed at facilitating interdisciplinary research from across the university, which is likely to attract external funding while enhancing the visibility of UCF.A total of $1 […]

University of Miami ventures into South Florida’s emerging tech ecosystem

It’s being called a “tech exodus.” A growing number of prominent companies and investors are making the decision to relocate their businesses from established tech hubs around the country to Miami—a now emerging marketplace for big tech. As the City of Miami continues to see unprecedented momentum on this front, the University of Miami is […]

FSU to break ground on Interdisciplinary Research and Commercialization Building

Florida State University officials will break ground Monday on the Interdisciplinary Research and Commercialization Building in Innovation Park. FSU President John Thrasher, Interim Vice President for Research Laurel Fulkerson and Danfoss Turbocor President Ricardo Schneider are scheduled to make remarks prior to officials breaking ground. The 116,000-square-foot building in Innovation Park is designed to facilitate interactions […]

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

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 […]

FSU GAP competition supports researchers moving from laboratory to marketplace 

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

 FSU Collaborative Collision Seed Fund announcement

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 […]

FSU funding helps researchers turn inventions into business ideas

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 […]