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Startups in the News

  • Prometheon Pharma Wins MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Competition (MIT News)

    November 19, 2014
    Taking home the grand prize was Prometheon Pharma, a team based at the University of Florida. The startup, founded in 2011, has developed biodegradable patches for needleless drug delivery of large-molecule drugs, such as insulin. When applied to skin, a formula on the patch melts into an adhesive gel that also serves as a drug ... Read more
  • Prometheon Pharma Wins MIT-CHIEF Business Plan Competition (MIT News)

    November 19, 2014
    Taking home the grand prize was Prometheon Pharma, a team based at the University of Florida. The startup, founded in 2011, has developed biodegradable patches for needleless drug delivery of large-molecule drugs, such as insulin. When applied to skin, a formula on the patch melts into an adhesive gel that also serves as a drug ... Read more
  • Rising UF Spinoff Companies Full of Promise (Gainesville Sun)

    November 10, 2014
    The University of Florida is one of the top schools in the country for generating royalties off of patentable and copyrightable ideas and inventions. Between 2010 and 2012, the university saw nearly $92 million in licensing revenue. The UF Office of Technology Licensing facilitates the transfer of an idea or invention into the marketplace. The ... Read more
  • Rising UF Spinoff Companies Full of Promise (Gainesville Sun)

    November 10, 2014
    The University of Florida is one of the top schools in the country for generating royalties off of patentable and copyrightable ideas and inventions. Between 2010 and 2012, the university saw nearly $92 million in licensing revenue. The UF Office of Technology Licensing facilitates the transfer of an idea or invention into the marketplace. The ... Read more
  • Paracosm Raises $3.3 M From Atlas, iRobot to Turn Our World into a 3D Holodeck (Tech Crunch)

    November 4, 2014
    Parascom, a specialist in cloud-based 3D mapping software, has picked up a $3.3 million seed round of funding ? money it will use to build out its team and develop more and better algorithms for robotics, gaming and other applications that are built to operate in real-world space ? or, as founder and CEO Amir ... Read more
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OTL News and Events

  • Associate Director Jane Muir Wins Spirit of Gainesville Award (Gainesville Magazine)

    December 4, 2014
    OTL Associate Director Jane Muir won the Spirit of Gainesville Award in the Entrepreneurship category for her work founding the Empowering Women in Technology Startups program (www.ewits.org). Ewits is gearing up to start a new session in January, and applications are open (see website for details). The next info session is Dec. 11. Read more
  • Associate Director Jane Muir Wins Spirit of Gainesville Award (Gainesville Magazine)

    December 4, 2014
    OTL Associate Director Jane Muir won the Spirit of Gainesville Award in the Entrepreneurship category for her work founding the Empowering Women in Technology Startups program (www.ewits.org). Ewits is gearing up to start a new session in January, and applications are open (see website for details). The next info session is Dec. 11. Read more
  • Some Inventions out of UF Find Huge Success (Gainesville Sun)

    November 10, 2014
    Inventors and researchers from the University of Florida create products and make new discoveries, but it is the university?s Office of Technology Licensing that helps those products and discoveries make money in the marketplace. The OTL works with inventors with patentable or copyrightable technology to bring new products to the marketplace. Many of those inventions ... Read more
  • Some Inventions out of UF Find Huge Success (Gainesville Sun)

    November 10, 2014
    Inventors and researchers from the University of Florida create products and make new discoveries, but it is the university?s Office of Technology Licensing that helps those products and discoveries make money in the marketplace. The OTL works with inventors with patentable or copyrightable technology to bring new products to the marketplace. Many of those inventions ... Read more
  • Research is a Key Ingredient in Florida's Technology Future, OTL Director David Day Says in Keynote (Tallahassee Democrat)

    September 29, 2014
    Florida has unrealized potential as a technology center, a future that can be shaped now by communities and their universities if the hard work is done to help startups thrive, OTL Director and UF Assistant Vice President David Day said in his keynote speech at the annual meeting of the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee-Leon ... Read more
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