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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]