October 24, 2016


Gulf Coast State College's Unmanned Vehicle Systems program earns accreditation

Gulf Coast State College has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to offer an Associate in Science in Unmanned Vehicle Systems, the first to receive that designation in the Florida College System/FCS. Read more »
Published on 10/4/2016

Sharecare acquires Sarasoat virtual reality company to transform patient engagement and medical education

Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, today announced at Advertising Week 2016 that it is acquiring BioLucid, the leading developer of virtual reality and immersive healthcare technology, including the YOU® VR experience available for HTC VIVE. Read more »
Published on 10/4/2016

Nova Southeastern University opens new Center for Collaborative Research

215,000-sq.-ft. facility is a focal point for research and discovery in South Florida. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2016

Space-Tech Turned Bio-Tech:

How UCF Technology Developed for NASA Is Making the Leap to Healthcare Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Fact Sheet – Moon Express Payload Review Determination

On April 8, 2016, Moon Express, Inc. submitted a request to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a Payload Review and Determination on the MX-1E spacecraft. On April 21, 2016, the FAA accepted this application and proceeded with review. Read more »
Published on 8/4/2016

Meeting the Bandwidth Challenges of a Digital Healthcare Environment

From Bright House Networks Enterprise Solutions Read more »
Published on 7/28/2016

Course correction: USF's medical simulation center switches strategies

USF's medical simulation center switches strategies. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

UF researchers discover first-ever method to farm Pacific blue tang

Finally, it may be possible for regular folks to find their own Dory. Read more »
Published on 7/21/2016

Extortion extinction: Researchers develop a way to stop ransomware

Ransomware – what hackers use to encrypt your computer files and demand money in exchange for freeing those contents – is an exploding global problem with few solutions, but a team of University of Florida researchers says it has developed a way to stop it dead in its tracks. Read more »
Published on 7/7/2016

A record-breaking year for moving UF technologies to market

The University of Florida's Office of Technology Licensing signed a record 122 licenses and options and launched 17 startup companies in fiscal year 2015-16, topping last year's total of 85 licenses by 43 percent. Read more »
Published on 7/6/2016

High-tech law & intellectual property

Lawyers who specialize in patent, trademark, copyright and other intellectual property disputes are in high demand as the innovation economy grows in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Raytheon-developed satellite begins 12-year mission to improve GPS

Newly launched satellite payload sustains improved GPS navigation availability and accuracy Read more »
Published on 6/16/2016

Avoiding deep impact: UCF, NASA study spaceship teamwork

It's estimated that a round trip to Mars will take at least two years. That's why NASA is investing millions of dollars trying to figure out the right recipe for creating highly effective, collaborative teams that can troubleshoot themselves out of any problem. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2016

FIU and FPL unveil one-of-a-kind solar research facility

Solar array powers the grid while research initiative will help further advance solar generation in Florida Read more »
Published on 4/28/2016

Video diagnostics via telemedicine

Predictions call for the U.S. telemedicine market to grown more than 50% annually to $1.9 billion by 2018. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Code red: Computer 'boot camps' are springing up across Florida

Demand for new computer coders far outstrips supply. As many as 1 million jobs could go unfilled, by some estimates. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Running the numbers: Using analytics to gain a legal edge

Members of the legal profession are increasingly adopting the use of data analytics. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Student-run hackathon to inspire entrepreneurship, innovation

During the first weekend in March, 250 college students will hack day and night to make a new piece of technology that can help make the world a better place, or at least more entertaining. Read more »
Published on 2/23/2016

Researchers: Testosterone treatment effective for older men

a team that included UF Health researchers has established testosterone's benefits in a study published February 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more »
Published on 2/18/2016

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

University of Florida scientists' role essential to LIGO discovery that opens new window on the universe with observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes. The taxpayer-funded National Science Foundation support for the Florida LIGO group began in 1997 and has continued since then. The NSF has supported both instrument science and data analysis research. Read more »
Published on 2/11/2016

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