AireHealth Chosen for Inaugural GuideWell Health Tech Accelerator

Orlando, Fla. (June 21, 2019) – AireHealth, the recent winner of Rise of the Rest, has been chosen to participate in a new program from GuideWell Innovation designed to help women-founded health care technology companies accelerate their growth. The firm was one of just five companies from the entire Southeast U.S. and the only one […]

UCF Business Incubator’s CytoSen Acquired in Potentially Record-breaking Deal

Winter Springs, Fla. (June 6, 2019) – Netherlands-based Kiadis Pharma has agreed to purchase Winter Springs-based biotech company CytoSen in a stock transaction that could reach nearly $70 million at the current stock price, which could mean new treatment options for cancer patients. The sale is the largest biotechnology company purchase in Central Florida’s history. […]

SegAna Awarded $750,000 Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation

Orlando, Fla. – As patients turn to radiation to eliminate cancerous tumors, too often healthy cells and tissues are permanently damaged from radiation aimed at the tumor. Orlando’s SegAna has developed a cloud-based platform and software algorithm to provide real-time tracking of cancerous tumors and the daily changes of the human anatomy. This program allows […]

Incubator Clients Segana, Capacitech Energy Win Funding at Florida Venture Forum/Space Florida Early Stage Capital Conference

SBA Selects Incubator Graduate AceApplications as 2019 State of Florida Minority-Owned Small Business Person of the Year

Covian Consulting Selected to Develop New Way of Increasing Sexual Violence Reporting

Orlando, Fla. (April 29, 2019) – The Center for Disease Control estimates that one in four girls and one in six boys are sexually abused, 34 percent of which are victims of intrafamilial sexual abuse. However, an Orlando company is working on a solution to increase the reporting of sexual abuse by people who witness […]

IDEM Awarded $225,000 Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation

Orlando, Fla. (April 29, 2019) – Since 1973, law enforcement has used the same technology to perform field tests on narcotics. They put suspected drugs in a pouch or tube and watch for a change in color. However, as numerous reports have shown, including this report by Pro Publica and the New York Times, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]