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SimBlocks.io Awarded Small Business Research Grant from Air Force

Orlando, Fla. (April 19, 2019) – SimBlocks.io has received a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the Air Force of $50,000 to help develop its simulation capabilities for flight training. The company specializes in creating realistic training environments using commercial gaming technology, including the Unity game engine and Virtual Reality headsets. Receiving […]

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2019 Cade Prize Announces the Final Four Teams

Gainesville, FL (April 16, 2019) – The Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention today announced these Final Four Cade Prize Competition Finalists: Anchor Biologics (Gainesville, FL), Capacitech Energy (Orlando, FL), ExtremeComms Lab (Fort Lauderdale, FL), and Path Optical Systems, Inc. (Orlando, FL). The Cade Prize, established in 2010, has become Florida’s pre-eminent invention and innovation […]

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Two UCF Business Incubation Clients Named to Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Road Trip

Orlando, Fla. – When Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Road Trip makes its stops in Central Florida, the UCF Business Incubation Program will be well represented. At the Orlando stop, AireHealth, which is revolutionizing care management and drug delivery for respiratory illness via a connected-portable nebulizer, will be one of eight companies to present. The […]

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UCF Business Incubation Program Graduates JourneyLabs from Winter Springs Location

Winter Springs, Fla. (April 5, 2019) – Companies come to the UCF Business Incubation Program to kickstart their idea and set them up for a lifetime of growth. After three years working through the Winter Springs program, JourneyLabs is graduating this month. The company, which helps clients personalize, automate and scale real-time digital engagement between […]

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Varnadore Financial Funds Local Startup, Capacitech Energy

Orlando, Fla. (April 10, 2019) – As Orlando’s Capacitech Energy looks to scale its wire-shaped capacitor innovation, the firm has entered into a partnership with Varnadore Financial to expand its company. Varnadore has provided funding for Capacitech. This will enable the company to nearly quadruple production. “Establishing manufacturing is one of the largest remaining bottlenecks […]

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Technology Associates and Products Signs Tennessee Company as New Client

Orlando, Fla. (March 22, 2019) – As companies determine they must have an Orlando location to succeed in the modeling, simulation, and training industry, they are often turning to Orlando’s Technology Associates and Products (TAP) to help them launch in this market. This month, the company signed Tennessee-based ARCS Aviation as a client to help […]

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Three UCF Business Incubation Clients Named to Semi-finals of Cade Prize

Orlando, Fla. (March 19, 2019) – The Cade Prize is known as one of the top contests recognizing innovation in Florida. The program receives hundreds of applicants from across Florida to be named one of the leaders in innovative inventions. This year, three UCF Business Incubation Program clients, all located at the Research Park Incubator, […]

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Intersection Technology Solutions Engaged by National Consumer Goods Company

Winter Springs, Fla., February XX, 2019 — Intersection Technology Solutions, a Central Florida-based technology firm, has signed a new national client in the consumer goods industry to provide technology services. The undisclosed company selected Intersection Technology Solutions’ fully managed services model, which will allow them to have a single point of contact for all IT […]

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Neocontrol Partners with Two Distributors

Orlando, Fla. (February 15, 2018) – As Neocontrol looks to expand its reach throughout the United States, it has signed two large distribution agreements, expected to bring more than $750,000 in revenue to the company over the next five years. One deal brings Neocontrol’s products to the Nashville market with West End Lock and the […]

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Apopka Voice Expands into Seminole County with New Media Outlet

Apopka, Fla. (February 12, 2019)– After more than three years of successfully covering the greater Apopka region, the UCF Incubator Company, the Apopka Voice, has expanded into Seminole County by launching The Seminole Source. The new online media outlet will focus on providing daily community news hyper focused on the people, businesses and leaders that […]

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SavvySuit Kicks Off Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge

Orlando, Fla. (February XX, 2019) – With thousands of people in Florida needing pro bono help on their legal matters, a UCF Business Incubation Program client has come up with a unique way to provide it – and teach aspiring lawyers at the same time. Orlando’s SavvySuit designed and launched the Florida Pro Bono Law […]

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Seminole County Spotlights Semplastics

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Parsound Partners with Endel for Workplace Smart Soundscape

Orlando, Fla. (January 28, 2019) – As companies look for new ways to enable their workforce to be more productive, Orlando-based Parsound has developed a new way of relaxing workers and solving sound privacy concerns. Parsound’s solution: Smart Soundscapes. Their Smart Soundscape system has been noticed by Berlin-based Endel, a company recently funded by the […]

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Capacitech Energy One of Three U.S. Companies Selected for Elite International Competition

Orlando, Fla. – Capacitech Energy’s new method of storing energy in the form of a wire is being noticed around the world as a key to reducing the cost, and increasing the capacity of, energy storage. Last month, the company was named a finalist in a global contest for energy storage companies – only one […]

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UCF Business Incubation Program Companies Receive Record-Breaking Investments in 2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2019) – Companies in the University of Central Florida’s Business Incubator Program (UCF BIP) set records in 2018 for both investments and grants, with outside investment in 50 of the program’s participant companies totaling more than $19 million in funding, and 46 clients receiving grant awards of $4.6 million. That amounts […]

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Network Specialty Group Enters UCF Business Incubator’s Soft Landing Program

Orlando, Fla. – After 24 years of success in the Washington, D.C. area, Network Specialty Group has expanded to Orlando, becoming the one of the latest companies to utilize the innovative Soft Landing program at the UCF Business Incubation Program. The move is part of an expansion into the private sector after the company has spent […]

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Central Florida Company is Ready to Exhibit its Wearable Technology Device at CES 2019 in Las Vegas