USF Start-up Companies
At the Office of Technology Transfer, one of our primary goals is to foster the growth of new businesses based on University of South Florida research. We work with inventors, entrepreneurs, and investors to create successful transitions from innovation to new enterprise.
Below is a list of USF start-up businesses that have grown from USF technology.
AbleNook is a rapidly deployable portable structure comprised of interlocking components which can be assembled by unskilled laborers in a short period of time (without tools). These components are shipped flat-packed in order to maximize the number of families who are helped in disaster areas, while reducing transportation costs.
Aqua Access LLC provides innovative technology development,
product commercialization, and consulting to serve the water needs of mankind.
BioAcousTech, LLC is the first start-up company out of CAMLS formed around the electronic catheter stethoscope technology, the eCath. This technology has the potential to greatly improve healthcare in labor and delivery monitoring, cardiovascular and pulmonary monitoring and the detection of organ damage during surgery.
St. Petersburg, FL
Bioplex Technologies, Inc. is a provider of mobile diagnostic devices, assay chemistries & kits, samplers, sample preparation equipment and analytical equipment. Providing real time detection for emerging global health and environmental needs, our products target point of care and point of presence users in areas of limited infrastructure that require simple operative and deployment solutions.
Cahaba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of clinical stage drug therapies targeting both the molecular basis of cancer and side effects of cancer treatment.
St. Petersburg, FL
Claro Scientific, LLC is focused on commercializing a platform diagnostic system that analyzes samples and delivers better information, faster and at lower cost than other systems on the market or under development.
DAJUTA is the exclusive, worldwide provider of the TAD – Travel Assistance Mobile App.
Dajuta's mission is to provide mobile applications that drive positive change and empower people to improve their lives. TAD is a Java based, cell phone software application for people with mental or cognitive disabilities, elderly people and children riding public transportation.
Safety Harbor, FL
Dialytics, Inc. - "Bringing Innovative Water, Energy Nexus Solutions to a Developing World"
Energy concerns are present throughout the world today. The technologies of Energy Management Professionals, Corp. (EMP) provides you with solutions that lower energy costs and at the same time protects the environment. EMP offers transcendent technologies for the 21st Century, and the results of our efforts appear in facilities around the world.
HPV Therapeutics, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of IRX Therapeutics, Inc. HPV-TI holds a sub-license from IRX Therapeutics and the University of South Florida for global, exclusive rights to develop and commercialize the IRX-2 immunomodulatory technology for the treatment of human papillomavirus ("HPV") induced diseases of the reproductive organs.
HRN Technologies, LLC utilizes patent-pending technology for reducing the capital and operating costs associated with biological nitrogen removal at municipal wastewater treatment plants.
Innovatia Medical Systems designs and develops high performance medical devices for Minimally Invasive Surgery. Innovatia was formed to support and commercialize the work of USF's Miniature Anchored Remote Videoscope for Expedited Laparoscopy (MARVEL) research team of engineering students headed by Dr. Richard Gitlin.
St. Petersburg, FL
Intelligent Micro Patterning is where researchers go when they need unique, novel, and imaginative thin film solutions. Using our patented smart filter technology that is the heart of our maskless lithography product offerings, our company partners with technologists that seek new, unique and innovative technologies to accomplish their goals.
Moving to St. Petersburg
IRX Therapeutics' is focused on making cancer treatments better. IRX develops immune therapies designed to activate a patient's immune system to defeat cancer and related diseases.
KeriCure Inc is a medical device company that specializes in research and development
of topical products with a focus on wound care.
LesionLoc Inc. develops radioactive seeds to aid in the development and treatment of breast cancer.
Boca Raton, FL
MDI Partners was founded in 2004 to design and develop innovative medical devices that will improve the quality of treatment for patients in a cost-effective manner.
MMI began its business in 1998 as a supplier of single crystal sapphire fibers. Since then, it has expanded its product lines to include fiber-optic temperature sensors as well as chemical sensors.
MiMedx Group is an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected biomaterial-based products. The company is committed to the commercialization of Biomaterials that improve surgical outcomes by solving an unmet or underserved clinical need.
Modelithics is the premier provider of high-precision measurements and models for microwave/RF design simulation. They have the experience, equipment, and knowledge to accurately measure components and build software models that enable popular circuit simulation tools to generate more accurate predictions of as-built performance. Simply put, you will move from concept to product faster with Modelilthics models.
Modulation Therapeutics is an early stage biotech company dedicated to the cost-effective advancement of first in class molecules to improve patient outcomes in unmet medical needs such as relapsed multiple myeloma and AML two hematopoietic tumors characterized by homing to the bone marrow and solid tumors that metastasize to the bone including lung, breast and prostate.
Natura Therapeutics, Inc. is a science-based company committed to providing
high quality nutritional products researched and developed by its team of leading experts in the fields of nutritional science and stem cell research.
New Energy Solar Corp., a subsidiary of New Energy Technologies, Inc., develops next generation alternative and renewable energy technologies. New Energy's SolarWindow™ technology is under development to generate electricity on see-thru glass windows, targeting the market for potential application in the estimated 5 million commercial buildings and 80 million single detached homes.
Novel Bio-Spectrum Technologies, Inc. works in the areas of Cloning, Western Blots, Cell Culture, Transfections, RNA Isolation, In Vitro Transcription and PCR.
Rehab Ideas brings to market innovative, useful and aesthetic products that give independence, mobility and respect to people with disabilities and physical challenges. The company's Mobili-T Rover technology allows the user to access outdoor recreational areas that are typically not accessible in a standard wheelchair.
Saneron is a biotechnology R&D company, focused on neurological and cardiac cell therapy for the early intervention and treatment of several devastating or deadly diseases, which lack adequate treatment options.
The Scientific League was formed to make learning an interactive, engaging, and enriching experience. Through use of modern multimedia-based technologies we develop robust content focused on education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
Skate Case is a skateboard that is also a briefcase.
It was originally designed November 20, 2009 and has just been released by Looshes Labs. Each board is handmade and must pass through several stages of quality control. Looshes Labs is the only company that has been licensed this technology for manufacturing and distribution.
TempTroll Technology saves time and expenses while improving upon patient care and comfort with Self-Heating Redi+Wash - The Total Body Cleansing System powered by TempTroll Technology.
Trash 2 Cash-Energy has over twenty years of experience in the catalysis industry and is focused on taking landfill gas to liquid fuel. Catalytic production of renewable feedstock to energy is at the heart of our company's interest.
Wesley Chapel, FL
Ultrasonic Technologies (UST) - is an electronic equipment company that manufactures precision tools and quality control systems for diagnostics and detection of cracks and stress in silicon (Si) based wafers and solar cells for Photovoltaic (PV) and integrated circuits manufacturing.
St. Petersburg, FL
Voda LLC provides a wide range of sensing products and services, primarily to the environmental monitoring community. Voda LLC is providing a broad scope of sensing and observational services and developing cost-effective sensors to address the measurement needs of the marine industry, but the technologies have applications reaching into other realms, from government to security to the consumer market.
WT1 Short Peptide Therapeutics, Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, will initially be a 100% owned subsidiary of IRX Therapeutics, Inc. WT1S-TI will hold a sub-license from IRX Therapeutics and the University of South Florida for global, exclusive rights to develop and commercialize the IRX-2 immunomodulatory technology for use with Wilm's tumor gene-based short peptide cancer vaccines for the treatment of prostate cancer.
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