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March 10, 2020: USF Research Park Breaks Ground on New Innovation Building
"A new, state-of-the-art facility in the University of South Florida Research Park will bring together researchers, patent officers, entrepreneurs, financial investors and corporations to enhance technology commercialization and the Tampa Bay region’s growing innovation and knowledge economy."

February 25, 2020: Molekule raised $58M
"Molekule raised $58 million in Series C funding. " (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

February 20, 2020: PikMyKid wins PlanetM Mobility Grant
"PikMyKid was among four startups chosen to launch pilots solving transportation challenges with a grant of $60,000." (PlanetM)

February 13, 2020: Molekule Receives $1M Investment
"Molekule received an investment of $1M from Indus Equity Partners." (St. Pete Catalyst)

February 11, 2020: CEO of PolyMaterials was Elected as a Senior Member of NAI
"Dr. Manoj Ram was elected as a NAI Senior Member for his distinguished work in clean energy." (USF)

February 10, 2020: Dr. Yogi Goswami Patent Could Slow Coronavirus
"Molekule Chief Scientist, Yogi Goswami, spoke to News Channel 8 about using his patented technology to slow the spread of Coronavirus. " (News Channel 8)

January 28, 2020: Molekule Launches on Amazon
"Molekule broadens consumer reach and access to its technology by launching on Amazon." (PR Newswire)

January 16, 2020: PikMyKid Won the FETC's Pitchfest
"CEO and Founder of PikMyKid won FETC's Pitchfest for his education tech solution." (District Administration)

January 14, 2020: Landfill Partners for First in Florida Innovative Research
"T2C Energy and Citrus County Landfill have partnered to understand the needs of the waste industry and develop solutions." (Citrus County Chronicle)

January 10, 2020: Abacode Receives a $4.8 Million Local Investment
"Abacode received a $4.85 million Series A growth equity investment from Ballast Point Ventures." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

December 19, 2019: Abacode Hires Chief Revenue Officer
"PR Newswire featured Abacode for hiring a new revenue officer." (PR Newswire)

December 16, 2019: Watch out for AbleNook
"Tampa Bay Inno has declared AbleNook one of the top companies to watch in 2020" (Tampa Bay Inno)

December 2, 2019: Abacode Partners with the Girl Scouts
"Abacode is partnering with Girl Scouts of West Central Florida to offer a cybersecurity basics badge training." (St. Pete Catalyst)

November 20, 2019: Generation Z Entrepreneurs
"The founders of a USF Connect SII company called Stuby was featured on FOX" (Fox 13)

November 16, 2019: No Flood Florida has a Plan
"No Flood Florida wins the USF business plan competition with a $15,000 prize." (No Flood Florida)

November 15, 2019: CEO Mo Kasti of CTI is a Thought Leader
"The CEO of CTI Mo Kasti was announced as a featuered thought leader for this year's GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Institute" (Global Newswire)

November 14, 2019: USF Connect Companies Receive the Inno on Fire Award
"The founders of Path Optical System, COI, and CTI were featured as the top 50 innovators in the region" (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

November 4, 2019: Tabledot on Air
"Tabledot was interviewed by the St. Pete Catalyst" (St. Pete Catalyst)

October 29, 2019: Jabil Joins Hands With USF
"Jabil and USF will be teaming up to create a USF Jabil Innovation Institute, which will be located in USF CONNECT's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator." (Tampa Bay Inno)

October 28, 2019: Medical Head Device Trying to Improve Memory in Alzheimer's Patients
"NeuroEM Therapeutics featured by News Channel 8 for creating MemorEM helmet to try to reverse Alzheimer's patients memory impairment" (News Channel 8)

October 26, 2019: Uhuru Designs Take the Stage
"Uhuru participated in the AFRIMMA 2019 Fashion Show" (Uhuru)

October 20, 2019: Forbes reviews the Molekule Mini
"Forbes talks about Molekule's latest product, the Molekule Air Mini" (Forbes)

October 16, 2019: Announcing the Molekule Mini
"Molekule announced their latest product to launch, Molekule Air Mini" (PR Newswire)

October 11, 2019: Finance Student Bringing Alpaca Wool to the Market
"ILLIPACA founder, Tomas Yeatts, was spotlighted by the MUMA College of business" (USF MUMA)

October 9, 2019: TBTI Companies on Fire!
"Both COI and CTI were featured as winners for Tampa Bay Inno's Inaugural Inno on Fire award" (American Inno)

October 9, 2019: NeuX Technologies Raises $2 Million in Venture Capital
"The St. Pete Catalyst features NeuX for successfully raising 2 million dollars in venture capital since July" (1 Million Cups)

October 9, 2019: SprainGo Pitched at 1 Million Cups
"SprainGo LLC is a developer, innovator and distributor of unique, natural, topical pain relieving and wellness products under the brand name of RelieveIt" (1 Million Cups)

October 8, 2019: Promising New Therapy for Alzheimers, Dementia
"NeuroEM was featured in 83 Degrees article about how their invention is improving the life of Larry and Janet Sizeler" (83 degrees)

October 1, 2019: T2C Receives 2.3 Million Grant
"T2C receives 2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy" (

September 25, 2019: CEO of PolyMaterials APP, Featured by NASA
"PolyMaterials APP's CEO was featured by NASA iTech for his work on superconductors" (NASA iTech)

September 24, 2019: The CEO of CTI was a Keynote Speaker at the Allied Physicians Group's 2019 Gala
"The CEO of CTI was a keynote speaker at the Allied Physicians Group's 6th Annual Conference and Gala for the benefit of the Allied Foundation" (Allied Foundation)

September 23, 2019: Soilcea Announced as a Semi-Finalist
"Soilcea announced as BioPitch Semi-Finalist" (Medical Daily)

September 20, 2019: Abacode Listed in the Top 75 Managed Security Services Providers
"Abacode was listed on top 75 managed security services providers by MSSP" (NASA iTech)

September 20, 2019: PolyMaterials App, LLC in the Top 10!
"PolyMaterials App, LLC was selected for the top 10 finalists in the NASA iTech Competition" (NASA iTech)

September 18, 2019: Mini-Circuits and Modelithics Form Partnership
"Mini-Circuits and Modelithics partner to provide free, new simulation models for ten reflectionless filters, six splitters and four LTCC transformers" (Modelithics)

September 18, 2019: NeuroEM was Featured on Medical daily
"New Wearable Tech Successfully Reversed Alzheimer's Memory Loss" (Medical Daily)

September 17, 2019: PolyMaterials App, LLC in the Top 25!
"PolyMaterials App, LLC was selected for the top 25 semifinalists in the NASA iTech Competition" (NASA iTech)

September 10, 2019: PolyMaterials App, LLC Pitched at NASA iTech Ignite
"Dr. Manoj Ram, CEO of PolyMaterials App LLC pitched at NASA iTech Ignite the Night in Orlando" (NASA iTech)

August 30, 2019: Katherine Allen CEO of Table Dot on Fox 13
"Tampa Bay food entrepreneur Katherine Allen was featured on Fox 13 to talk about her innovative app" (Fox 13)

August 29, 2019: Growth Story: Imani Berrien of COI Energy Services
"Imani Berrien was featured in an Embarc Collective Growth story article" (Embarc Collective)

August 28, 2019: Blood Test Diagnoses Stroke Fast!
"VuEssence was featured in a WFMZ article discussing their blood sample tests." (WFMZ)

August 28, 2019: Modelithics Welcomes TDK as a Sponsoring MVP
"Modelithics is pleased to announce that TDK, a leading electronic components and devices company, is now a Sponsoring Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP)." (Modelithics)

August 26, 2019: Table Dot App to Connect Chefs to Dinner Party Planners
"Tampa Bay food entrepreneur Katherine Allen creates 'Table Dot' app to connect chefs to dinner party planners" (Creative Loafing)

August 23, 2019: PikMyKid changes the dismissal procedures for Keokuk's George Washington Elementary School
"PikMyKid was announced as the new dismissal procedures for Keokuk's George Washington Elementary School" (Yahoo Finance)

August 20, 2019: CTI CEO Mo Kasti Speaks at Physician Practice Transformation Summit
"CTI CEO Mo Kasti was leading the speakers panels at Physician Practice Transformation Summit" (Yahoo Finance)

August 13, 2019: Generator Converts Poop to Power
"Daniel Yeh from Biorenew was featured on Fox 13 talking about the generator that converts waste to energy" (Fox13)

August 13, 2019: Hackers Can Control Your Devices in Seconds
"Abacode employees were featured in a Channel 10 News article about how hackers can take over your devices in seconds" (Channel 10 News)

August 8, 2019: Growth Story
"Shawn Leavor of Defynance is profiled as a Growth Story by Embarc Collective" (Embarc Collective)

August 7, 2019: Wall Street Talks About Hot Car Deaths
"Sense A Life featured in Wall Street Journal talking about preventing hot car deaths" (Wall Street Journal)

August 6-8, 2019: COI SaLisa Berrien Shows the Power of the Hustle
"COI SaLisa Berrien spoke at: Unleashing the Power of Your Hustle" (Eventbrite)

August 6, 2019: Alzheimer's memory loss reversed by easy-to-wear head device
"Alzheimer's memory loss reversed by easy-to-wear head device from NeuroEM Therapeutics" (NeroEM)

July 31, 2019: Sense A Life in the Action
"Sense A Life was featured on ABC Action News and in a follow up article on a Hot Car Act" (ABC Action News)

July 30, 2019: CTI is a Finalist
"CTI was announced as a finalist for the small business of the year" (Global Newswire)

July 23, 2019: KeriCure Has a New Brand
"KeriCure launching brand new Advanced wound barrier line" (Tampa Magazine)

July 23, 2019: Molekule In the Mansion
"Molekule was reviewed by the site Mansion Global" (Mansion Global)

July 17, 2019: KeriCure Raised $1.25 Million!
"KeriCure raised $1.25 million for nanotech liquid bandage" (Tampa Bay Inno)

July 16, 2019: Abacode Cybersecurity Appoints Air Force Officer to Lead GRC Practice
"Abacode Cybersecurity Appoints Michael Brooks to Lead GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance) Practice." (PRN Newswire)

July 13, 2019: Sense A Life on the Weekend Express
"Sense A Life was featured on the Weekend Express with Susan Hendricks." (Facebook)

July 11, 2019: Modelithics Released Their Latest Library
"Modelithics released their latest library version for sonnet with over 75 new models available." (Modelithics)

July 11, 2019: NeuX Technologies and Ablenook Were Featured in the St. Pete Catalyst
"NeuX Technologies and Ablenook were featured in the St. Pete Catalyst for their respective $1 million dollar Venture Capital Funding received." (St. Pete Catalyst)

July 9, 2019: USF Health Neurology and VuEssence Collaboration
"VuEssence was featured on the USF Health page for their collaboration with USF HEath Neurology on early-detection tests for strokes" (USF Health)

July 9, 2019: Alzamend Announces First Appointment to Scientific Advisory Board
"Alzamend announced that Dr. Thomas Wisniewski will be the first appointment to the scientific advisory board" (Business Wire)

July 9, 2019: Molekule Reviewed
"Molekule's air purifier was reviewed by Forbes" (Forbes)

July 8, 2019: Molekule on Gear For Life
"Molekule's air purifier was reviewed by Gear For Life" (Gear For Life)

July 5, 2019: Sense A Life on Action News Jax
"Sense A Life was featured on CBS Fox 30 Action News Jacksonville" (Action News Jax)

June 29, 2019: Molekule Top-Rated
"Molekule was acknowledged as a top-rated air purifier by Forbes" (Forbes)

June 28, 2019: COI's Founder and CEO gets Elected
"SaLisa Berrien was selected to be a member of the University of Pittsburgh's board of trustees" (The University of Pittsburgh)

June 25, 2019: Molekule appears on Nerdy Tech
"Molekule was featured on Nerdy Tech a review blog guiding consumers about new tech" (Nerdy Tech)

June 24, 2019: Modelithics continues to grow
"Modelithics adds state-of-the lab capabilities as it grows to meet expanding industry needs" (Modelithics)

June 18, 2019: COI Energy CEO speaks at ASEE
"The founder and CEO of COI Energy spoke as a keynote speaker at the ASEE Conference" (ASEE)

June 17, 2019: Keeping kids safe
"UNBOXD wrote a blog about the founder of PikMyKid and how she is keeping kids safe" (UNBOXD)

June 13, 2019: COI Founder Tells Her Story
"The founder and CEO of COI Energy spoke at the #movethedial event, recounting her journey of how she started her company" (Eventbrite)

June 11, 2019: Sense A life on FOX 13
"The founder of Sense A Life was on Fox 13 talking about how we can prevent hot car deaths with Sense A Life products" (Facebook)

June 6, 2019: A critical resource during wildfires.
"Molekule featured on NBC for becoming a critical resource during wildfires." (NBC)

June 5, 2019: T2C-Energy, Process for Converting Landfill Gas to High-Value Liquid Fuels
"USF College of Engineering researchers have developed a process for converting the gas emitted from solid waste in municipal landfills to high-value liquid fuels – creating a cleaner, renewable energy source." (Florida Trend)

June 2, 2019: Sense A Life Makes friends with Fox
"Sense A Life was featured on Fox and Friends showcasing their technology for preventing hot car deaths" (Facebook)

May 31, 2019: PikMyKid helps keep our schools safe
"PikMyKid was featured on Telemundo news station for their method of using technology to enhance the efficiency and safety of school drop off and pick up" (Youtube)

May 31, 2019: Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers standout at XPRIZE
"Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers wins Runner up for the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, NOAA Bonus portion of the competition" (XPRIZE)

May 25, 2019: No Flood Florida makes a splash
"No Flood Florida was featured on channel 10 news" (Channel 10 News)

May 23, 2019: CTI recognized as Semifinalist Business of the Year Tampa Bay
"The Greater Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce named CTI a semifinalist for business of the year in Tampa" (CTI LinkedIn)

May 23, 2019: Zest Bio wins 1st place in 2019 Big Ideas
"Zest Bio received the 1st place in 2019 Big Ideas from the Rudd family foundation" (Rudd family foundation)

May 21, 2019: Molekule anounces manufacturing plant to open in Tampa
"Molekule, a leading innovator in clean air purification, announced today that it's launching a groundbreaking materials manufacturing facility in the Tampa Florida area." (PR Newswire)

May 13, 2019: Food Tech: Introducing Table Dot. Home Chefs on Demand
"Table Dot hopes to build a large community of cooks and chefs and to empower line cooks and other chefs who have aspirations to cook on a different scale to join their cause." (Carlos Eats)

May 10, 2019: Path Optical Systems CEO Roger Tipton speaks at Florida Venture Forum
"Path Optical Systems CEO Roger Tipton pitched at the Florida Venture Forum as part of student competition in collaboration with MUMA." (Florida Venture's Twitter)

May 8, 2019: Modelithics featured in the ceramic chip inductors market report
"Modelithics featured in the growing popularity and emerging trends of ceramic chip inductors market report." (Market Research Gazette)

May 7, 2019: Protean BioDiagnostics Partners with Nucleai to enhance Cancer Diagnosis with AI
"This partnership will pair Nucleai's unique AI services with Protean BioDiagnostic laboratories' advanced diagnostic tools." (Yahoo Finance)

May 1, 2019: Uhuru Designz launches OMI collection
"Uhuru Designz launches a new collection" (Uhuru)

April 30, 2019: Mom inventors draw on family for inspiration
"Fox 13 interviews the founder of Kericure" (Fox 13)

April 29, 2019: Saneron-CCEL Therapeutics featured in Refractory Angina Market Report
"Saneron-CCEL Therapeutics was covered in this report as one of the key players operating in the global market for refractory angina." (Amazing Newspaper)

April 29, 2019: Agilis Biotherapeutics featured in Targeted Drug Delivery System Market Report
"Agilis Biotherapeutics was covered in this report as one of the principal participants in innovations in the targeted drug delivery system market." (THECELLS)

April 29, 2019: Intezyne Technologies, Inc. featured in: Global Osteosarcoma Market Research Report 2018: Pipeline Insight
"Intezyne Technologies, Inc.was covered in this report as a leading company in Osteosarcoma therapeutics expansion and growth scenarios." (Journal Worldwide)

April 29, 2019: Saneron-CCEL Therapeutics featured in Personalized Cell Therapy Market Report
"Saneron-CCEL Therapeutics was covered in this report as one of the key players in Personalized Cell Therapy industry research." (Marine Industry 24)

April 25, 2019: How Ybor startup AbleNook got a stop on the national Rise of the Rest tour
"This article talks about how local startup AbleNook presented on the Rise of the rest tour" (Tampa Bey Business Journal)

April 18, 2019: Molekule listed as one of the best small companies to work for
"Molekule was named the 14th best small companies to work for in the Sanfransico Business Times." (Sanfransico Business Times)

April 18, 2019: Mother-Daughter Team Turn Illness into Inspiration for "Yummi Foods"
"Bay News 9 interviews Adriana Flores and her unique company Yummi Foods" (Bay News 9)

April 15, 2019: PikMyKid becomes a finalist for The Katerva Award
"PikMyKid is announced as a finalist for the coveted Katerva award" (Katerva)

April 15, 2019: State of Innovation: USF team focuses on global drinking water
"The Gainesville Sun talks about how the NEWgenerator converts wastewater into nutrients, energy, and clean water" (The gainesville Sun)

April 11, 2019: Table Dot Sets to Launch in Tampa on May 1st
"Revolutionary In-Home Social Dining Food Tech Company Table Dot Sets to Launch in Tampa on May 1st" (Tampa Bay Newswire)

April 9, 2019: How A Tampa Clean Energy Startup Bootstrapped Its Way To A $1M Contract
"Moguldom reviews COI Energy and their progress towards energy efficiency." (Moguldom)

p>April 8, 2019: EASA Director of Business Development interviewed
"Revolution in Simulation spoke to Sebastian Dewhust, Director of Business Development for EASA Software, to ask how his career began in simulation and why he chose to participate in the Revolution in Simulation." (Revolution in Simulation)

April 7, 2019: Bioscience summit to be held in Morgantown
"Mark McLaughlin, executive vice president of Modulation Therapeutics Inc and other legislative leaders on initiatives will be discussing how to help entrepreneurs and vaccine development at WVU." (News and Sentinel)

April 5, 2019: Richard Scott Minniear Released Filing. Neux Technologies $1.50 million Financing.
"A form D was released by Neux Technologies, Inc., Corporation because of $1.50 million equity and debt financing. This is a new filing. Neux Technologies sold $1.50 million or 99.98 % of the financing offer." (K Reviewer)

April 2, 2019: Tampa Bay Startups will pitch for a $100K Rise of the Rest prize
"COI Energy Services is one of the eight finalist to compete in the Rise of the Rest tour for $100K. The Rise of the Rest Tour, based in D.C. and headed by AOL co-founder Steve Case, announced in February it will be touring across Florida to bring some attention to the Sunshine State." (Tampa Bay Journal)

April 2, 2019: COIEnergy announced as a finalist of Rise of the Rest pitch competition.
"On May 1, 2019, COIEnergy will be set to present its startup pitch for a $100,000 investment." (Medium)

April 1, 2019: EASA Software Used in Automating Wind Farm Siting
"Wind ITO fulfillment center uses EASA technology" (GE Research Center)

March 26, 2019: These Sleek Gadgets Will Freshen Up Your Air In Minutes
"Boasting a cutting-edge cylinder design by Peter Riering-Czekalla and crafted in machined aluminium with all-leather accents, this purifier harnesses patented nanotechnology that not only captures but breaks down and thus completely eliminates allergens, mould, airborne chemicals and such that are 1,000 times smaller than those eliminated by traditional HEPA filters." (Home Journal)

March 26, 2019: Simple Tips to Reduce Toxins in the Air at Home
"Molekule (, backed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is an excellent investment in detoxifying the air in your living space. Considered the world’s first “molecular air purifier,” Molekule’s patented technology brings a new approach to air purification — completely eliminating the full spectrum of indoor pollutants and breaking them down at a molecular level." (Metrosource)

March 22, 2019: Molekule featured as an ideal air purifier
"Jesse Stay, The Social Greek, joined Fox 13 news with futuristic spring cleaning tech for your home that you can buy." (Fox 13)

March 21, 2019: Yummi Foods Makes Healthy Food Tasty with Paleo, Keto-Friendly Goods
"Selling from an online store and in six retail stores, Yummi Foods offers nutritious but tasty paleo and keto baked goods. What started as Yummi Empanadas in 2016 turned into Yummi Foods in 2017. Over the past few years, Florez has found a lucrative demographic of young, health-oriented customers in the Tampa Bay area." (Tampa Bay Inno)

March 20, 2019: Mo Kasti to Speak on Physician Leadership and Healthcare Transformation at Health NXT in Atlanta
"CTI announced today that its CEO, Mo Kasti, has been selected to speak on Physician Leadership at the Health NXT meeting in Atlanta, GA." (Globe Newswire)

March 20, 2019: Abacode Enters Strategic Partnership with TAG Alliances a Leading Global Alliance of Multidisciplinary Firms
"TAG Alliances® (TAGLaw®, TIAG®, & TAG-SP®) has added Abacode as its newest Strategic Partner (“TAG-SP”). Through TAG Alliances’ Strategic Partners division, TAG-SP, it is able to extend its multidisciplinary platform to benefit its more than 290 members in over 105 countries. Additionally, Abacode is able to leverage TAG Alliances’ multidisciplinary offerings to benefit abacode’s clients." (openPR)

March 18, 2019: USF incubator company, Soilcea mentioned for becoming the Cade Prize winner in 2018
"Florida has become a dynamic incubator for inventions that are changing our world in real time. Such an invention came from 2018 Cade Prize winner and USF incubator company, Soilcea. The Tampa Bay biotech firm was awarded $25,000 for their disease-resistant citrus created by using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing (non-GMO, since the process involved extraction rather than addition)." (The Gainesville Sun)

March 15, 2019: PitchLyst brings you the founders, investors and professionals that make the Tampa Bay startup scene thrive
"Pat Bhava, Founder of Pik My Kid joins PitchLyst for a podcast episode for Startup report." (PitchLyst)

March 12, 2019: CTI Chief Executive Officer to Facilitate Design Thinking Based Physician Engagement Workshop at AMGA Annual Conference
"CTI announced today that its CEO, Mo Kasti, has been selected to facilitate a physician engagement workshop at the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) Annual Conference." (Globe Newswire)

March 11, 2019: New biodiagnostic technology launches at USF campus
"Protean BioDiagnostics launched a groundbreaking research program on the USF Connect campus. Associates of the company and colleagues gathered at the campus atrium to get a private and firsthand look at an emerging cancer treatment technology in its infant stage." (USF Research)

March 8, 2019: Borda Technology becomes finalist for the shortlist in EYnews Entrepreneur of The Year startup category
"Borda Technology extends gratitude on becoming a finalist for the shortlist in EYnews Entrepreneur of The Year startup category." (Twitter)

March 7, 2019: Ford Expands City:One Challenge Program to Austin, Detroit and Indianapolis
"Pat, the creator of Pikmykid; the mobile app was just one of the solutions uncovered by Miami-Dade County officials and residents participating in Ford’s City:One Challenge — which launched in 2018 to help cities tackle transportation issues with community-centered design." (Medium)

March 7, 2019: Energy Startup: Make The World A Better Place For Our Children’s Children
"Berrien’s company is one of eight startups that recently joined the SAP.iO Foundry New York, an accelerator for early-stage enterprise tech companies building solutions that drive sustainability or incorporate business beyond bias." (Forbes)

March 4, 2019: Molekule featured as a wonderful new air purifier and also consulted for trends in the air purifier market
"Dilip Goswami, the co-founder and CEO of the air purifier manufacturer Molekule, says he expects to see air purifiers popping up everywhere in the coming years. Today, air purifiers are not only marketed to individuals struggling with respiratory conditions, but also to consumers looking to improve their overall health and wellness." (OneZero)

February 27, 2019: Daniel Yeh and BioReNew featured in this year’s list of inventions that will change the world for the better
"I was honored when MIT Technology Review invited me to be the first guest curator of its 10 Breakthrough Technologies. Narrowing down the list was difficult. I wanted to choose things that not only will create headlines in 2019 but captured this moment in technological history—which got me thinking about how innovation has evolved over time." (Medium)

February 26, 2019: COI Energy Startup featured as SAP Innovation Spotlight
"COI is on a fast-growth trajectory, supported in part by SAP’s mentoring that’s included business model development, marketing strategies and technology." (Medium)

February 25, 2019: New biodiagnostic technology launches at USF campus
"Associates and colleagues of Protean BioDiagnostics gathered at the USF campus atrium to get a private and firsthand look at an emerging cancer treatment technology in its infant stage." (Garrett Ralston)

February 19, 2019: Abacode partner on cybersecurity services
"Abacode is partnering with Tech Data Corp. (Nasdaq: TECD) to help Tech Data’s partners and their clients prepare for cybersecurity audits and certifications." (Catalyst)

February 19, 2019: EMS hosting Automated Quality Control Event at Alabama Robotics Technology Park
"USF alumni company, EMS host event for individuals to explore innovative industrial metrology solutions, get insider tips during hands-on demonstrations, and one-on-one time with automated quality control experts." (EMS-USA)

February 14, 2019: Pikmykid joins Ford and Dell Technologies in partnership
"Ford launched the City of Tomorrow challenge as a space for communities to come together and solve with technology many of the mobility challenges facing our cities. Teaming up with Dell Technologies, AT&T, and Microsoft, the challenges spanned the cities of Miami-Dade, Pittsburgh, and Grand Rapids. Six winners were chosen across the three cities, splitting funding to pilot their programs." (Dell Technologies)

February 12, 2019: Keriaan Greenhalgh, chairman and CEO of KeriCure, will be one of 15 founders taking part in Quake Capital’s spring 2019 cohort, a 12-week program that starts next week
"The Tampa biotech entrepreneur of KeriCure, is going to New York to find mentors and investors who understand her business." (Florida Venture Sourcing)

February 12, 2019: Modelithics Releases The COMPLETE Library v19.0 For Keysight Advanced Design System With 52 New Models
"Modelithics has released version 19.0 of the COMPLETE Library for Keysight Advanced Design System. Version 19.0 is compatible with the latest ADS release, ADS 2019, and adds 52 new models for passive and active components from multiple leading vendors." (RF Globalnet)

February 12, 2019: Molekule featured in The New York Times for a pilot program with InterContinental San Francisco to improve indoor air quality
"In January, the 556-room InterContinental San Francisco installed Molekule air purifiers in 30 of its rooms as part of a pilot project. According to Molekule’s chief executive, Dilip Goswami, the two-foot tall, cylindrical devices plug into a power outlet and eliminate mold, bacteria, chemicals, allergens and viruses through the company’s patented air purification technology." (New York Times)

January 31, 2019: KeriCure, Inc. Accepted into Prestigious Quake Capital Accelerator Program
"KeriCure, Inc., the developer of novel, safe and breathable skin and wound care products, has been accepted into Quake Capital’s New York accelerator program for Spring 2019. Quake Capital, an accelerator focused on making seed level investments in new and early stage ventures, selected KeriCure from thousands of applicants." (USF Research News)

January 31, 2019: Modelithics and International Manufacturing Services (IMS) Release New Models for Attenuators and Resistors
"Modelithics and International Manufacturing Services (IMS) have completed the development of eight new broadband Microwave Global Models™ for IMS attenuator and resistor families." (Modelithics)

January 30, 2019: Molekule featured in Breathe Easier: 5 Quieter Air Purifiers
"With its sleek aluminum body and leather handle, the Molekule is a device you won’t mind leaving out in the living room; plus, it has a user-friendly interface with simple touchscreen buttons. A two-stage cleaning process uses a large-particle filter and light to break down pollutants, scrubbing all the air in a 600-square-foot room in about an hour." (Men's Journal)

January 30, 2019: Yummi Foods featured in WUSF News
"Florez received a graduate degree in entrepreneurship from the University of South Florida, where Yummi Foods became part of the Student Innovation Incubator, a USF-backed launching point for small companies like hers." (WUSF News)

January 24, 2019: SII Companies Stuby and Yummi Foods featured as 2 of the 8 exhibitors that impressed viewers at Synapse Summit 2019
"With more than 5,000 attendees, 300 exhibitors and 60 different “breakout sessions” of panels and showcases, there was plenty to consume at the innovation conference in the Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa these past two days. A few exhibition booths really caught our eye here at Tampa Bay Inno." (Tampa Bay Inno)

January 24, 2019: Hotel Lets Guests Test Molekule Technology Before They Buy
"Hoteliers are constantly looking for new ways to interact with guests, engender loyalty, and offer an experience that makes their hotel stand out as unique, fun and different. Hotel Nia, a new 250-room Autograph Collection hotel located in the heart of Silicon Valley, recently introduced a new guest technology program that aims to accomplish all three of those initiatives." (Hospitality Technology)

January 23, 2019: Molekule partners with InterContinental San Francisco to give Hotel Guests a better night's sleep
" Molekule, a leading innovator in clean air purification, and InterContinental San Francisco®, a four-star, 556-room hotel in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, announce a program to bring clean air and better sleep to hotel guests. InterContinental San Francisco will place Molekule's air purification devices, which destroy air pollutants at the molecular level, in 30 guest rooms over the next four months to assess sleep quality and allergy symptoms." (PR Newswire)

January 20, 2019: COI Eneregy Services highlighted as newest company of which is helping minority and female owned business grow.
"The most recent cohort of companies in the New York incubator, says Krishnamurthy, is entirely composed of women and minority entrepreneurs, all focused on social impact. These include Atipica, which makes software to help companies meet their diversity and inclusion goals, and COI Energy Services, which helps utilities and businesses better manage energy resources. An accelerator in San Francisco will focus on human resources technology." (Inc. Wire)

January 18, 2019: TBTI mentioned as an ideal example of an environment that encourages the synergy of business and education
" Universities and their subordinate organizations, such as USF Health, should not only offer courses relevant to today’s economy but better nurture discoveries and innovation that stimulate the local economy. The University of South Florida already seeks such synergies with industry through vehicles such as the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator and the Student Innovation Incubator." (Tampa Bay Times)

January 10, 2019: Molekule featured as an effective air purifier during California fires
"Molekule, a purifier that uses a new type of filter to scrub the air. The San Francisco-based clean air tech startup, led by its 32-year-old COO, Jaya Rao, is taking off, and just in the nick of time. Between 2014 and 2016, the annual national air quality report card from the American Lung Association found that more than one in four Americans live in counties with unhealthful levels of particle or ozone pollution putting them at risk for asthma attacks and lung cancer, among other diseases." (Ozy)

January 10, 2019: Featured Founder: SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy Services
"Featured Founder, SaLisa Berrien of COI Energy Services starts a platform that enables customers to monetize their renewable energy resources by buying and selling energy back to the grid." (Embarc Collective)

January 9, 2019: Molekule is included in this year’s CES panel
"Jaya Rao, Co-Founder and COO of Molekule is included in the CES Panel." (CES)

December 26, 2018: Alzamend Neuro™ Completes New Management Team for 2019
"Alzamend Neuro™, Inc. (Alzamend™ or the “Company”) announced today that it has appointed top-tier financial executive, Kenneth S. Cragun, CPA, as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer. Mr. Cragun will report directly to the Company’s Board of Directors. The selection of Mr. Cragun fulfills the Company’s goal of building a robust management team of accomplished professionals to lead the Company into 2019 and to the next level." (Globe Newswire)

December 24, 2018: Fired for having curly hair”
"On this weeks show Joseph helps one professional through a major transition in her life after the loss of her job. The advice, counsel, and comfort are absolutely inspiring. He also interviews CEO of Sense A Life Corp on how saving babies from hot cars is now possible with his new product." (The Joseph Magazine)

December 20, 2018: Modelithics and ANSYS Develop 3D Model Component Library for 5G & IIoT Communication Systems
"Modelithics and ANSYS are working together to develop a 3D electromagnetic simulation component model library that will enable customers to accelerate the design of wireless communication systems for 5G, smart devices and the industrial internet of things (IIoT)." (everythingRF)

December 19, 2018: Creating complex wireless communication systems
"Modelithics and ANSYS will create a library of models that are defined by their physical geometry and material properties and can properly simulate interactions between components and their surrounding environment. These simulation-ready 3D components can simply be added to larger system designs in ANSYS HFSS without the need to apply excitations, boundary conditions or material properties." (Newelectronics)

December 18, 2018: Modelithics And ANSYS Accelerate Creation Of Complex Wireless Communication Systems For 5G And The IIoT
" Modelithics and ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) will develop the industry's first 3D electromagnetic simulation component model library that will enable customers to accelerate the design of wireless communication systems for 5G, smart devices and the industrial internet of things (IIoT). The partnership creates a new industry paradigm for sharing intellectual property (IP) and increases the accuracy of the radio frequency (RF) and microwave design process for networking equipment and mobile devices." (CISION PR Newswire)

December 5, 2018: Modelithics® Releases Version 18.3 of the COMPLETE+3D Library for ANSYS® HFSS™
"Modelithics has released version 18.3 of the Modelithics COMPLETE+3D Library for HFSS. This library contains a large selection of highly scalable models for capacitor, inductor and resistor families from many popular vendors, plus an expanding collection of Modelithics’ new 3D geometry models for various types of components, including filters, inductors, capacitors, connectors and more. Version 18.3 adds 31 new part value-, pad- and substrate-scalable models and six (6) new full wave 3D electromagnetic models." (Tampa Bay Newswire)

"The young eager minds from Robinson High School's NJROTC program visited Abacode's Cybersecurity Applied Research Lab. These wonderful students have been rewarded this visit for their outstanding performance in school." (

November 21, 2018: COI Energy Services is mentioned in Bloomberg News!
"COI Energy Services is mentioned in Bloomberg News!" (COI Energy)

November 20, 2018: Alzamend Neuro™ Appoints New CEO, Bio-Pharma Executive Stephan Jackman
" Alzamend Neuro™, Inc. (Alzamend™ or the “Company”) announced today that it has appointed bio-pharma executive, Mr. Stephan Jackman, as its new Chief Executive Officer in fulfillment of its goal to attract and secure a full-time proven industry leader to move the Company to the next level. Mr. Jackman has over twenty years of multi-industry experience in administration, business and product development, marketing, project and program management, and strategic planning." (Globenewswire)

November 20, 2018: Modelithics Releases The COMPLETE Library v17.5 For Keysight Technologies' Advanced Design System
"Modelithics, Inc. has just released the Modelithics COMPLETE Library version 17.5 for use with the Keysight EEsof EDA Advanced Design System (ADS) simulation software. This release brings full compatibility with ADS 2017, and as always, adds many new models and several advanced features to make the models even more powerful for designers." (RF Globalnet)

November 20, 2018: Our 3 favorite startups from Morgan Stanley’s 2nd Multicultural Innovation Lab Demo Day
"The Morgan Stanley Multicultural Innovation Lab, Morgan Stanley’s in-house accelerator focused on companies founded by multicultural and female entrepreneurs, hosted its second Annual Showcase and Demo Day." (Tech Crunch)

November 19, 2018: Modelithics® Announces Wavelength Electronics as New Sales Representative in England
"Modelithics, Inc. and Wavelength Electronics, Ltd. have recently signed a representation agreement for the support and sales of Modelithics’ high frequency simulation model libraries and precision RF, microwave and mm-wave measurement services in the UK region. Wavelength Electronics Limited is a multi-line manufacturer’s representative firm specializing in RF and passive components, offering their principal companies’ products and services to support UK O.E.M’s." (Tampa Bay Newswire)

November 15, 2018: Congratulations to The Miami-Dade City Of Tomorrow Challenge Winners!
"Soofa and PikMyKid have been chosen as co-winners of the 2018 Miami-Dade County City of Tomorrow Challenge. PikMyKid is a mobile app and platform that supports parents and children by making school transportation more efficient, timely, and comfortable. In Miami-Dade County PikMyKid Proposes to Pilot with 8-10 schools." (City of Tomorrow Challenge)

November 15, 2018: Synapse, Embarc, St. Pete EDC leaders talk about building a brand for Tampa Bay
"Tampa Bay has come a long way from being a place known just for its weather and vacation hotspots. Now, the area has an opportunity to capitalize on the burgeoning technology industry here and create a brand around it, three community leaders said at a panel discussion at USF CONNECT’s Building Entrepreneurship Around TampaBay event." (Catalyst)

November 13, 2018: Third-Party Confirms Molekule Air Purifier Destroys VOCs
"A third-party tested and confirmed the Molekule Air Purifier's ability to destroy VOC" (Molekule Blog)

November 12, 2018: The latest must-have Bay Area accessories: respirators and air purifiers
"Jake Chapman, a tech investor, said in a tweet, "Everyone is talking about how great Molekule is today." Jaya Rao, a co-founder and the chief operating officer, said Molekule employees delivered donated units to the Red Cross evacuation center at the Butte County Fairgrounds over the weekend. They’re working to get more units out to firehouses and relief groups this week, as Molekule did during the Wine Country fires." (San Fran Chronicle)

November 8, 2018: Modelithics Awarded Multi-Year Contract from Qorvo as Teaming Partner in AFRL Program: “Engineering Predictable Behavior into GaN Devices FEP”
"Modelithics has recently been named as a partner in the Qorvo-led team that was recently awarded an Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) contract related to Broad Area Announcement (BAA) solicitation titled “Engineering Predictable Behavior into GaN Devices Foundational Engineering Problem (FEP)." (

November 5, 2018: COI Energy Services is disrupting the energy market by redesigning the delivery and management of electricity
"COI Energy Services, a Tampa-based company that has been described as the Lyft or Uber of the electricity sector. It is named for “circle of influence,” COI is a platform designed to manage and monetize flexible energy resources to power the grid. By providing a dynamic overview of their energy assets, we allow a utility's business customers to generate cash from unused energy sources through user-specific portfolio tracking and alerts." (Morgan Stanley)

November 1, 2018: Molekule: An air purification company with Tampa Bay ties scores $25 million investment
"Yogi Goswam, a mechanical engineer at the University of South Florida, developed the world's first molecular air purifier,that has grown to 80 employees and hit more than $1 million in sales every month since launching its flagship portable air purifier in 2016. Today, the company announced it had secured $25 million in funding, thanks to a deal led by the Foundry Group, a Colorado-based firm that invests largely in technology companies." (Tampa Bay Times)

October 28, 2018: WVU grad student researching treatment for aggressive blood cancer
"Osama Elzamzamy, a doctoral student in WVU's clinical and translational science program, is investigating a new treatment for rare but deadly form of blood cancer, multiple myeloma. Hazlehurst, who is also Elzamzamy’s mentor, is leading the research project. They and the rest of the research team are pursuing this project through Modulation Therapeutics, a WVU-based incubator company that was co-founded by Hazlehurst." (WVNews)

October 14, 2018: Molekule Vies With Honeywell, Dyson In $33B Air Purification Market
"Molekule, a San Francisco-based company founded in 2014 with cofounder and CEO, Dilip; is taking on Honeywell and Dyson in the $33 billion air filter market. Since launching in May 2016, Molekule has been working hard to make enough of its air purifiers to keep up with demand." (Forbes)

October 8, 2018: CTI Partners with Nour Group to Launch HealthNXT Roundtables in Atlanta, Birmingham & Nashville
"Healthcare is ready for disruption and needs passionate leaders to accelerate such a transformation. CTI is partnering with Nour Group to launch HealthNXT roundtable discussions in Atlanta, GA, Birmingham, AL and Nashville, TN." (CTI)

October 3, 2018: 8 Best Air Purifiers For Your Home
"Deciding what to use to clean your home might not seem like a difficult task on the surface. Nevertheless, ensuring the devices and products you choose are both safe and effective has become a hot topic in recent years, especially now that we know more about how certain compounds and chemicals affect our health." (Forbes)

October 2, 2018: Cade Prize 2018: Winner aims to boost Florida orange groves
"The Cade Museum was founded bearing the name of an innovative thinker -- Dr. Cade. The museum has a mission to promote and celebrate science, technology, invention, and those who spearhead new ideas that leave legacies." (WCJB)

October 2, 2018: USF Incubator Company Soilcea Wins Cade Prize for Gene-Editing Technology to Combat Citrus Diseases
"Soilcea uses CRISPR-Cas9 technology to create citrus trees highly tolerant to citrus canker and greening." (WTSP)

October 1, 2018: FDOT doesn't know if it breached 6 million customers' SunPass accounts
"FDOT may have compromised driver data worse than it indicated. And in the rush to get the new SunPass system live, an audit - that may have prevented so many problems - was never completed." (WTSP)

September 30, 2018: Marketing Veterans Join Forces to Serve Tampa Bay's $2.3 Billion Startup Community
"Earlier this year, two marketing consultants added their names to the list of rapidly growing startups in the Tampa Bay area. Tamara O'Dea and Michelle Frome, known for their contribution in the successful launch of another well-known startup, Priatek, partnered together to create a full-service marketing and advertising agency with a twist. While the agency works with small to mid-sized businesses, they have dedicated a division focused on working with entrepreneurs and startups." (Benzinga)

September 26, 2018: USF Inventor Builds A Better Air Purifier
"As part of the ongoing University Beat series focusing on entrepreneurs with ties to the University of South Florida, we talked with the Director of USF’s Clean Energy Research Center about the Molekule air purifier, which he’s been developing for over 20 years." (WUSF News)

September 23, 2018: Engineering with Excel
"With the right tools and best practices, organizations can move the digital thread forward and keep Excel." (Nxtbook)

September 17, 2018: EASA Advanced Low-Code Development Democratizes Complex Simulation Models
"EASA Software Ltd. is delivering an Advanced Low-Code Development Platform for fast creation of web applications and process automation." (CIMdata)

September 14, 2018: Modelithics Welcomes Murata as Sponsoring MVP
"Modelithics is pleased to welcome Murata Inc, a worldwide leader in the design manufacturing and supply of electronic components and solutions especially in telecom infrastructure, automotive and mobile market." (Tampa Bay Newswire)

September 10, 2018: Building a better air filter
"Molekule is the world’s first air purifier that destroys pollutants at the molecular level, marking a significant upgrade from standard HEPA filters..." (Fast Company)

September 10, 2018: Tech Bytes: Deadline nears to apply for Tampa Bay Wave Post-Accelerator Program
"83 Degrees focuses on Tampa Bay Wave Accelerator Program that continues to give access to program benefits like its mentor and investor networks that generally other businesses have not had that access, until now." (83 Degrees)

September 6, 2018: Breathe Easy With This High-Tech And Stylish Air Purifier
"The inventor of Molekule, Yogi Goswami, was inspired to develop this technology to help relieve his son of his severe asthma symptoms when other air purifiers just weren’t cutting it." (Forbes)

September 4, 2018: Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes EASA, Inc.
"EASA Inc., a global software solutions provider founded in 2002, has joined the University of South Florida’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI)." (USF Research News)

September 3, 2018: The Web App Approach to Simulation Democratization
"EASA is a software company that specializes in simulation web apps, that provide a tool that organizations can use to build web apps of their own." (

September 2, 2018: Molekule destroys indoor air pollutants. Take a listen to our conversation all about it
"Designed to fit into any home Molekule is an air purifier that actually kills indoor air pollutant." (Your Tech Report)

August 30, 2018: Weighing the Ketogenic Diet
"Physicians first introduced the high-fat, low-carb eating approach in the 1920s after discovering that prolonged fasting (in which the body is forced to run off of its fat stores) reduced the frequency and intensity of seizures in epileptic patients, explains Dominic D'Agostino." (US News)

August 29, 2018: How this startup is battling the airborne toxins of wildfire season
"San Francisco-based Molekule’s air purifiers hit the market last July, just a few months before the worst wildfire season in California devastated Wine Country, and toxic air billowed miles beyond the fatal flames." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

August 29, 2018: USF alum expands biotech portfolio and eyes CVS, other retailers' shelves for wound care products
"When Kerriann Greenhalgh sat down to talk with CVS Health leaders in mid-August, it was another step on her journey to transform her biotech company KeriCure into a national brand of wund care and topical products." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

August 28, 2018: Florida has a plan to prevent election hacking
"Following concerns regarding Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election, Congress allocated $380 million to states so they can upgrade their election systems." (WTSP News)

August 20, 2018: TMO Background Mode Interview with macOS Software Developer Sander Berents
"This week, our sponsor is Molekule. Molekule is a complete reinvention of the air purifier, not just an improvement on existing, outdated technology. It was developed by a scientist whose son suffered from asthma and who was frustrated by the fact HEPA air purifiers did not relieve his son’s symptoms." (The Mac Observer)

August 19, 2018: Manchin, Capito Announce $763,000 for Cancer Research
"U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) has awarded $763,181 to a health research organization in West Virginia. The funding will be used for research of Novel SCD1 inhibitors for cancer treatment at Modulation Therapeutics, Morgantown." (Huntington News)

August 13, 2018: Nomination deadline approaches for University Area Community Impact Awards
"The award winners will be announced at !p’s fourth annual Innovation Gathering at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 13, at the Galleria at USF Connect, 3720 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa. Finalists will receive three free tickets to the event and be featured in program materials." (83 Degrees Media)

August 13, 2018: Molekule’s technology feels like a breath of fresh air
"She developed seasonal allergies when she moved to New York City and started getting worried about basement flooding and subsequent mold in what she describes as "an ancient house." She didn't want to start coughing while talking to her clients during the day or while she was sleeping at night. So, she got a Molekule. " (

August 9, 2018: The Table Is Set for the Florida Blue Health Innovation Pitch Competition, Seven from USF Among the Finalists
"Derek Austin is an undergraduate student pursuing a double major in accounting and finance in the Muma College of Business. He is a U.S. Army veteran and founder and CEO of Nerkh Enterprises. He is part of USF's Student Innovation Incubator..." (Muma College of Business News)

August 7, 2018: SaLisa Berrien
"I’ve remained inspired by the ability to make a difference within the energy space. There is a plethora of opportunities to improve the performance of the grid, the environment and business operations. The energy industry is a “sexy” industry that was once considered stagnant with no real innovation. Startup companies have helped change that narrative." (Fl Women in Energy)

August 6, 2018: PPI Modelithics 90 Day Free Trial
"Passive Plus, Inc. (PPI), a Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP), is now offering design engineers a Free 90-Day Trial license for the Modelithics PPI Component Library. This will provide PPI customers access to extremely accurate scalable simulation models for Passive Plus capacitors with advanced features that enable a more precise and rapid design process." (RF Globalnet)

August 2, 2018: PTC Therapeutics Acquires USF Incubator Member Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc.
"Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company advancing an innovative gene therapy platform for rare monogenic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced plans to be acquired by global biopharmaceutical company PTC Therapeutics..." (USF Research News)

July 31, 2018: AlienVault Beefs Up Security Platform with EDR
"“The new EDR capabilities in USM Anywhere allow my team of security analysts to simplify and cost-effectively provide 24/7 monitoring of all endpoint devices as part of our managed security services, giving our customers greater peace of mind,” said Jorge Colon, security operations technical lead for Abacode..." (Channel Partners)

July 7, 2018: USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes NeuX Technologies, Inc.
"NeuX Technologies, Inc. has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, part of USF CONNECT, at the University of South Florida. NeuX Technologies is a medical technology, health and wellness company focused on developing solutions for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of chronic pain and musculoskeletal injuries and conditions." (PRNewswire)

July 30, 2018: Tech Bytes: Synapse gears up for next Innovation Summit 2019
"Medical tech executive Scott Minniear discovered the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator at the Innovation Summit in March. He quickly realized NeuX Technologies Inc., where he is President and CEO, was a good fit for the incubator at USF Connect in USF Research Park." (83 Degrees Media)

July 28, 2018: Check the Back Seat! Alerts Remind Drivers About Children
"Drivers get reminders to wear a seatbelt, turn off the headlights and close the gas-tank door. Now, they’re also getting alerts to check the back seat for young passengers." (The Wall Street Journal)

July 28, 2018: 78 kda Glucose Regulated Protein Industry Report including Q2 results of Global Leaders like (Arno Therapeutics,Intezyne,Inc) with segmentation by (AR-12, HA-15, IT-139)
"Geographically the leading manufacturers, exporters, and retailers(if applicable) around the world are analyzed for this research report. Below are the business entities covered in the report: Arno Therapeutics, Inc. Intezyne, Inc Nuevolution AB" (The Newsman)

July 27, 2018: Here are Florida High-Tech Corridor's 2018 'Faces of Technology
"SaLisa Berrien, founder and CEO of Tampa-based COI Energy Services, which offers a customer-service focused cloud-based solution, the COI Energy Optimizer, which helps utilities optimize the electric grid" (Orlando Business Journal)

July 26, 2018: USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes NeuX Technologies, Inc.
"NeuX Technologies, Inc. has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, part of USF CONNECT, at the University of South Florida." (USF Research News)

July 23, 2018: Life Lessons: Energy fuels success
"We’ve all heard how the glass ceiling in business keeps women from making it to the top, and that’s especially true for African American women. But the executive you’re about to meet has electrified her field and is making waves. CEO and Founder of COI Energy Services, SaLisa Berrien, hasn’t always been in a position of power..." (WFMZ News)

July 19, 2018: PTC Therapeutics to Acquire Agilis Biotherapeutics
"PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company advancing an innovative gene therapy platform for rare monogenic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS). The transaction was approved by the Boards of both companies." (PRNewswire)

July 11, 2018: Polo in Every Pool
"USA Water Polo Set to host Uana Junior Pan American Championship in Largo and Clearwater, July 10-15th" (Bay News 9)

July 10, 2018: Florida has a plan to prevent election hacking
"John Faye is with cybersecurity firm Abacode. The company works to protect organizations from hackers and says government agencies can be hot targets. So, it’s important to proactively prepare for an attack." (WTSP News)

June 27, 2018: EASA Software Adopts ClusterSeven for Best Practice-led Spreadsheet Management
"EASA Software (EASA), a provider of a low-code development platform that helps enterprises transform spreadsheets into enterprise web applications; has adopted ClusterSeven’s Cloud Spreadsheet Manager (CSM) solution as its strategic spreadsheet management software of choice. " (ClusterSeven)

June 26, 2018: Young entrepreneurs get started in Tampa Bay Area
"Izu Madubueze didn’t set out to become a businessman. But when the University of South Florida held an African Night in April 2016, the member of one of Igbo’s seven royal families wanted to attend in regal style. Instead of wearing an African-print shirt he could buy online, he decided to make it himself." (83 Degrees Media)

June 24, 2018: Model libraries ease RF, microwave, and wireless design
"Version 18.1 of Modelithics’ Complete Library for National Instruments’ AWR Design Environment bumps up model count to now represent over 16,000 components. In addition, the Modelthics mmWave & 5G Library, introduced earlier this year in a different format, is now available for use with the NI AWR software." (EDN Network)

June 20, 2018: The Path to Simulation Democratization
"Does mere automation really count as democratization? Not according to Sebastian Dewhurst, director of business development at EASA Software." (

June 13, 2018: CTI to Meet with More than 30 Community Leaders to Envision Future of Hillsborough Community College
"Hillsborough Community College (HCC) in partnership with the Center for Transformation and Innovation (CTI) is working to facilitate a visioning and strategic planning process to map out the college’s future..." (Global Newswire)

June 11, 2018: Navy, Air Force Are Gaming the Recruiting System
"Being developed by the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute and software company Adaptive Immersion Technologies, StealthAdapt includes personality and biographical history assessments along with a cognitive test that takes the form of a search-and-rescue mission." (MeriTalk)

June 8, 2018: Molekule air purifier review
"Each year, millions of people suffer from allergies, and for some, the reaction is so severe that it has a major impact on their quality of life and daily activities. I suffer from allergies every year, and the severity varies from year to year. This year, my allergies have been quite “nasty”, despite the use of 2 large and relatively expensive HEPA filters/air purifiers. When I got the opportunity to test and review the Molekule air purifier..." (The Gadgeteer)

June 7, 2018: Stanford-trained engineer talks about designing a device that flips healthcare on its head
""We’ve been able to show that this product can really change people’s lives, but we need to get out there and reach the 80 million allergy sufferers and 25 million asthma sufferers in the U.S.," says Dilip Goswami, CEO and Co-Founder of Molekule." (San Francisco Business Journal)

June 5, 2018: USF tops Florida universities in number of patents generated
"USF has programs dedicated to research and innovation including the USF Student Innovation Incubator and the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

June 4, 2018: Modelithics Releases The COMPLETE Library v18.1 And The NEW mmWave & 5G Library For NI AWR Design Environment Software
"Modelithics has just released the newest version, version 18.1, of the COMPLETE Library for use with NI AWR software. This update includes 47 new models, and several new model features. With this release, the Modelithics mmWave & 5G Library, a new product introduced in 2018, is now available for the NI AWR Design Environment platform." (RFGlobalnet)

June 4, 2018: 5 Tips For Turning Your Inventions Into Marketable Products
"So you’ve got an idea you think might be the greatest invention since the hula hoop. What do you do next? Spend hundreds of hours developing your gizmo to make sure it works perfectly? Not exactly, says Nigel Parker, a successful inventor, entrepreneur and founder and CEO of RashEndZ Inc. (" (The Gilmer Mirror)

May 16, 2018: Agilis Biotherapeutics Conducts a Scientific Symposium for Education and Awareness of AADC Deficiency at the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT)
"Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Agilis), a biotechnology company advancing innovative DNA therapeutics for rare genetic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced today that it is holding a scientific symposium “Rare Inherited Disorders of Pediatric Neurotransmitter Synthesis— Insights Into Diagnosis and Clinical Experience” at the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT)..." (Business Wire)

May 16, 2018: Gene Therapy Improves Cerebral White Matter Microstructures in Patients with AADC Deficiency
"Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc. has announced that multiple abstracts by its collaborators and partners were selected for presentation at the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) this week in Chicago." (Rare Disease Report)

May 14, 2018: Venn Therapeutics: Next Generation Cancer Immunotherapy
"We've been following the progress of a privately held company called Venn Therapeutics that has been working to develop the next generation of immunotherapies to fight cancer. The company is focused on meeting the needs of the majority of cancer patients with immunologically "cold" tumors that do not benefit from current immunotherapy treatments..." (

May 2, 2018: Agilis Biotherapeutics Presents on Gene Therapy Pricing Strategies at the 2nd Annual Gene Therapy for Rare Disorders Summit
"Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Agilis), a biotechnology company advancing innovative DNA therapeutics for rare genetic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced today that Markus Peters, Ph.D., Agilis Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), will give a presentation on the topic “Evaluating Potential Pricing Strategies for Gene Therapies” and participate in the panel discussion..." (Business Wire)

April 16, 2018: Morgan Stanley Selects 10 Startup Companies for 2nd Cohort of Innovation Lab Targeting Multicultural and Women Founders
"Out of 300 applicants from around the world, 2018 cohort startups include Baby2Body, BeautyLynk, Broadway Roulette, CariClub, COI Energy, CoSign, Goalsetter, Hatch Apps, myLAB Box, and Shoobs, innovating in health, beauty and well-being, entertainment and ticket sales, nonprofit leadership, energy, online retail, family savings and software development" (Morgan Stanley)

April 16, 2018: Facebook and Abacode to Lead Panel on Cyber Risk at World Strategic Forum
"Abacode, a leading provider of cybersecurity products and services, will help guide a panel on mitigating cyber risk at the 8th Annual World Strategic Forum. This impressive group of panelists will discuss many topics, including GDPR and cyber regulation facing businesses today. Panelists will include thought leaders such as Jeremy Rasmussen, CTO - Abacode and Craig D'Souza, Head of Global Investigations & Intelligence - Facebook." (PRNewswire)

April 12, 2018: Four New Presidio Capacitor Models Validated Through mm-Wave Now Available In Modelithics Libraries
"Modelithics has released four new models for Presidio Components, Inc. capacitors. Under the Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) Program, both companies collaborated to develop high accuracy, scalable models for Presidio capacitors for the benefit of RF and microwave designers..." (

April 5, 2018:Meet the 2018 CFO of the Year honorees
"Twenty Tampa Bay area CFOs were selected by a panel of independent judges to be the 2018 CFO of the Year honorees." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

March 30, 2018: University of South Florida is on the map and on the rise
TAMPA, Fla - "USF’s on-campus Tampa Bay Technology Incubator has created more than 230 jobs. More than 60 companies utilize the space that has drawn $73 million in funding with $37 million in sales stemming from the facility, according to USF." (Tampa Bay Business Journal)

March 28, 2018: Abacode Cybersecurity Recognized by AlienVault as "Global Growth Partner of the Year."
TAMPA, Fla - "Abacode, a leading provider of managed Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) services, announced today that they have been named Global Growth Partner of the Year by AlienVault®, a leading provider of Unified Security Management® and crowd-sourced threat intelligence..." (PRNewswire)

March 27, 2018: USF, Maynooth University Sign New Partnership in Tech Incubation
"The University of South Florida Research Park and Maynooth University have entered into an affiliation agreement to collaborate and support emerging technology and life sciences companies in both Florida and Ireland." (USF Research News)

March 22, 2018: Dr. B. B. Thakar Research Center Joins USF’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"The Dr. B.B. Thakar Research Center, a life sciences company which focuses on pairing ancient botanical compounds with modern technology and holistic approaches to treat chronic diseases, has joined the University of South Florida’s Tampa Bay Technology Incubator." (USF Research News)

March 19, 2018: Molekule Tackles the $18 Billion U.S. Allergy Market at Its Source with First-Ever Allergen-Destroying Technology
TAMPA, Fla - "Molekule, the company behind the only air purifier proven to destroy air pollutants, is leveraging its patented technology to tackle the $18 billion allergy treatment market this year. Designed specifically with asthmatics and allergy sufferers in mind, Molekule is scientifically proven to eliminate the pollutants that cause common allergy symptoms. For the 50 million Americans suffering from asthma and allergies every year, Molekule’s new approach could be life-changing..." (

March 16, 2018: Intezyne Partners with Exosome Diagnostics on IT-139 Companion Diagnostic
TAMPA, Fla - "Intezyne, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-cancer therapies, announced that it has partnered with Exosome Diagnostics, a privately held company focused on developing and commercializing revolutionary biofluid-based diagnostics..." (PRNewswire)

March 1, 2018: Abacode Cybersecurity Partners with KnowBe4 to Bolster Security Portfolio of Products & Services
"As provider of the world's largest new-school security awareness and simulated phishing platform, KnowBe4 will complement Abacode's existing suite of products, solutions and cybersecurity service offerings." (PRNewswire)

February 14, 2018: How SaLisa Berrien leads the 'Lyft of energy'
"TAMPA, Fla. - COI Energy creates a climate-friendly world by enabling low cost, clean and flexible energy resources with the COI Optimizer platform for utilities and business customers such as Tampa Electric (TECO). COI Energy is like Lyft for the electricity sector — it's a platform that manages a fleet of renewable energy and energy efficiency assets, allowing for the monetization of each asset when called upon." (

February 06, 2018: Tampa company works to cut power costs for businesses
"TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa-based COI Energy Services has gone live with a platform designed to cut energy costs from 6 to 30 percent for commercial and industrial users. Among its first clients are the University of South Florida Research Park and an undisclosed Tampa-based utility." (83DegreesMedia)

January 4, 2018: Modelithics® Signs GBIT as New Sales Representative in China
"TAMPA, Fla. - Modelithics, Inc. and GBIT announce a new partnership to establish GBIT Testing Technology Co. in Shenzhen, China as the regional sales representative for Modelithics' high frequency simulation model libraries and precision RF, microwave and mm-wave measurement services..." (TampaBay Newswire)

December 14, 2017: USF, TiE Tampa Bay Enter Five-Year Collaboration Agreement to Support Startups
"TAMPA, Fla. - The University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator and the entrepreneurial-support organization TiE Tampa Bay have entered a five-year collaboration that will strengthen efforts to unite investors and mentors with local startups. This agreement formalizes and expands upon what has been a successful partnership around the shared interest of growing the Tampa Bay Region's knowledge economy."

December 12, 2017: USF Connect: Bridging academia and tech business
"TAMPA, Fla. - As part of the robust Tampa Bay tech scene, USF Connect focuses on technology talent in Tampa Bay's entrepreneurial ecosystem, as well as bio/life sciences companies. It offers laboratories and expertise needed by biology and life science firms, plus access to lots of interns to fill short-term jobs that may eventually become permanent." (83DegreesMedia)

November 29, 2017: Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers joins the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator at USF
"TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers, a privately held company formed for the purpose of competing in the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE global competition, has joined USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator program. The company is focused on developing an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) capable of descending to a depth of 4,000 meters in open ocean and mapping the ocean floor in high resolution."

November 15, 2017: Intezyne's $10M Series A Preferred Round Wins SEBIO's 'Deal of the Year
"TAMPA, Fla. - Intezyne, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-cancer therapies that is headquartered at the USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, announced that its recently closed $10M Series A Preferred round, led by North Carolina-based Gaston Capital, was recognized as the 'Deal of the Year: Initial Funding' at the 19th Annual Southeast BIO (SEBIO) Investor & Partnering Forum..." (PRNewswire)

November 13, 2017: Korean Lifesciences Company ViroCure USA Joins USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"TAMPA, Fla. - Company in partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center, USF to develop viruses into disease-fighters."

November 9, 2017: Compound Solutions, Inc. Introduces VASO6™, A Revolutionary Pump and Performance Ingredient'
"TAMPA, Fla. - Compound Solutions, Inc. has signed a 6-year exclusive global agreement with Phoinix Holdings, LLC to bring the most highly advanced pump and performance ingredient, VASO6™, to the market." (PRWeb)

October 19, 2017: LCG Advisors and Abacode have partnered to bring a cybersecurity due diligence package designed specifically for the financial services sector'
"TAMPA, Fla. - LCG Advisors, in collaboration with Abacode Cybersecurity, has created a cybersecurity transactional due diligence package built specifically to mitigate lender and investor risk." (Abacode)

September 27, 2017: USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes SGN NanoPharma
"TAMPA, Fla. - SGN NanoPharma, a clinical-stage developer of nanotherapeutics, has joined USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company is focused using proprietary nanotechnologies to generate better and more cost-effective pharmaceuticals."

June 20, 2017: Intezyne Technologies Granted Orphan Drug Designation for IT-139 in Pancreatic Cancer
"TAMPA, Fla. - Intezyne Technologies, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-cancer therapies, announced that that the Office of Orphan Products Development of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) to IT-139, the most clinically advanced GRP78 inhibitor in development for solid tumors, for the treatment of pancreatic cancer..." (PRNewswire)

May 22, 2017: USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes Hutchison PLLC
"TAMPA, Fla. - Hutchison PLLC, a boutique firm providing strategic legal and business advice to the innovation ecosystem, has joined USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The firm is focused on using the law to deliver business solutions for its clients."

May 10, 2017: Agilis Biotherapeutics Announces Presentation of Data from Phase I/II Trial for Treatment of AADC Deficiency
"TAMPA, Fla. - Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Agilis), a biotechnology company advancing innovative DNA therapeutics for rare genetic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced today that data from the Company's gene therapy, AGIL-AADC, for the treatment of Aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency is being presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT)..." (Business Wire)

March 31, 2017: Intezyne Technologies Initiates First-In-Human Trials for Topoisomerase-1 Inhibitor IT-141; GRP78 Inhibitor IT-139 to be Featured in AACR Symposium
"TAMPA, Fla. - Intezyne Technologies, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-cancer therapies, announced that it has initiated first-in-human trials for its topoisomerase-1 inhibitor, IT-141, which encapsulates SN-38, the active metabolite of Pfizer's Camptosar® (irinotecan) and Merrimack Pharmaceuticals' Onivyde® (liposomal irinotecan), within a proprietary tumor-targeting micelle nanoparticle." (PRNewswire)

March 25, 2017: Venn Therapeutics acquires a novel β-catenin/BCL9 Inhibitor to turn "Cold" tumors "Hot"
"TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Utah Research Foundation has partnered with Venn Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing immune priming oncology therapies, to advance its novel small molecule β-catenin/BCL9 inhibitor, invented by Dr. Haitao (Mark) Ji." (TampaBay Newswire)

March 1, 2017: AceApplications, LLC Joins USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"TAMPA, Fla. - AceApplications, LLC, a technology solutions provider for businesses, schools and government agencies, has joined USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company delivers custom software and web development, cloud applications, and IT staffing solutions."

February 10, 2017: COI Energy Services Celebrates First Anniversary with Unveiling of Signature Technology
"TAMPA, Fla. - COI Energy Services, LLC, a local Tampa startup company, commemorated the first year of its partnership with the University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) Monday and unveiled its signature technology designed to optimize energy usage and expand the capacity of the nation's power grid."

January 10, 2017: SprainGo Joins Tampa Bay Technology Incubator at USF
"TAMPA, Fla. - SprainGo, LLC, a company providing natural pain relief solutions, has joined the University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) program for further study of the product's efficacy. Founded in 2013, the company offers innovative, natural products under the brand name RelieveIt."

January 4, 2017: The USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Welcomes Venn Therapeutics
"TAMPA, Fla. - Venn Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology therapies, has recently joined the University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company's focus is on immune system priming and advances therapies that trigger the body's innate immune response to target cancer."

December 15, 2016: VuEssence Inc. joins USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"TAMPA, Fla. - VuEssence Inc., an Odessa-based company founded in 2010, has joined the University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). VuEssence is focused on creating innovative solutions for aiding in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to stroke and other neurological injuries."

December 12, 2016: USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator welcomes
"TAMPA, Fla. -, a local Tampa company founded in 2010, has joined the University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company is a nationally exclusive job search engine for physicians, advanced practitioners and nurses."

November 29, 2016: Grunenthal Acquires Tampa Bay Technology Incubator's Thar Pharmaceuticals
"TAMPA, Fla. - VThar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage, specialty pharmaceutical company, has been acquired by privately held international pharmaceutical company Grunenthal. With this acquisition, Grunenthal has obtained the worldwide development and commercialization rights for Thar Pharmaceutical's lead development candidate, T121."

November 1, 2016: Drug Start-Up Singh Biotechnology Earns FDA Orphan Drug Designation for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
"TAMPA, Fla. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Singh Biotechnology, LLC (SBT), an orphan drug designation for its novel anti-STAT3 (Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3) B VHH13 single domain antibody (sdAb) SBT-100 for the treatment of pancreatic cancer..."

March 15, 2016: Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2016 Inductees
"TAMPA, Fla. (Mar. 15, 2016) - Nobel Laureate Andrew Schally and Jacqueline Quinn, environmental engineer at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, are among the seven inventors announced today as the 2016 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame..."

March 15, 2016: Residential Acoustics graduates from USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"TAMPA, Fla. - Residential Acoustics, a Tampa Bay-based company founded in 2013, has graduated from the University of South Florida's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company produces patented soundproofing curtains that block out unwanted noise in homes..."

March 14, 2016: University of South Florida technologies in "Sweet 16" for $50,000 Cade Museum Prize
"TAMPA, Fla. - Two USF technologies and one USF Student Innovation Incubator graduate company have been selected as finalists for the 7th Annual $50,000 Cade Museum Prize for Innovation..."

March 4, 2016: Phoinix Holding, LLC Names Jeffrey Kraws as CEO and Mike Sperduti as President
"Phoinix Holding, LLC, a University of South Florida spin-out company that, earlier this year, announced a partnership with the University of South Florida and the discovery of organic compounds to improve heart health and small vessel disease..."

February 27, 2016: Device that detects faux fish is catching on
"TAMPA - The market is showing an interest in technology developed through the University of South Florida that can instantly determine whether a grouper is really a grouper..."

January 21, 2016: Thar Pharmaceuticals drug to undergo phase 3 trial
"An O'Hara Township-based drug development company is preparing its first product for advanced clinical trials, an unusual milestone in an emerging Pittsburgh area industry..."

December 31, 2015: The 25 most influential business players in Tampa Bay
"It's easy to list prominent and powerful business people. Tampa Bay has plenty..."

December 8, 2015: Ranking of Top 50 Doctorate in Business Management Programs for 2016 Released by Top Management Degrees
"The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, Tampa, FL came in first, followed by Harvard University Business School, Boston, MA, and the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, FL..."

December 6, 2015: First signs of Tampa's transformation
"The transformation of Downtown Tampa..."

November 30, 2015: The NEW Modelithics CLR Library For ANSYS HFSS
"Modelithics Inc. has created a Modelithics CLR library for ANSYS HFSS..."

"Transgenex and win Tampa Bay Technology Forum's 2015 Industry Achievement Awards..."

November 4, 2015: Agilis Biotherapeutics Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation for AGIL-AS for the Treatment of Angelman Syndrome
"Agilis Biotherapeutics, LLC (Agilis), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation to AGIL-AS..."

October 29, 2015: 1ST50K Startup Competition
"SII company, 3D Proto Edit, was accepted into the finals of the 1st50k business plan pitch competition. The final pitch was held December 4, 2015..."

October 28, 2015: Florida named one of the most entrepreneurial states
"The Florida High Tech Corridor Council Matching Grants Research Program has been named a winner of the SSTI (State Science & Technology Institute) 2015 Excellence in Technology-based Economic Development (TBED) award..."

October 27, 2015: National Award of Excellence Presented to Four Organizations Advancing Regional Competitiveness
"The Florida High Tech Corridor has been named one of four winners of SSTI's 2015 Excellence in TBED award..."

October 26, 2015: Alliance launches effort to tie together real estate around USF, University Mall, MOSI
"Efforts to transform the thousands of acres surrounding the University of South Florida into a vibrant innovation district will officially kick off this week..."

October 14, 2015: Florida named one of the most entrepreneurial states
"If you're looking for a good place to start your small business, Florida should be high on your list, according to a new study by NerdWallet..."

October 14, 2015: Global Trade Magazine Recognizes Tampa Bay as One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Locations
"Global Trade magazine recently released its 4th Annual America's 105 Best Cities for Global Trade, and the city of Tampa made the list..."

October 8, 2015: Study finds nutrient supplement helps revive aging cells
"A Tampa-based nutritional supplement maker has found a formula for rejuvenating aging cells..."

October 6, 2015: USF Innovators Sending First Device Converting Waste to Energy to India
After more than a decade of development, a device created by USF Associate Professor of Engineering Daniel Yeh and his team of graduate students, will soon take the next step toward solving several serious issues facing countries around the world..."

October 5, 2015: Seven inventors, including Henry Ford, inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
"Automotive pioneer Henry Ford, Nobel Laureate Robert Grubbs, and founder of the National Academy of Inventors Paul Sanberg were among the seven inventors inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame on Oct. 2, 2015, at the InterContinental Hotel in Tampa..."

October 1, 2015: TiEcon Florida 2015 brings innovators, investors to Tampa
"Residential Acoustics won the Florida TieCon 2015 pitch event..."

September 2, 2015: EPA allocates $1.9 million to small businesses to help support the nation's green economy
"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced almost $2 million to 19 small businesses nationwide to develop and commercialize technologies that tackle critical environmental problems..."

September 1, 2015: USF's Status as I-Corps Site Takes Ideas from 'Beaker to Boardroom'
"Working with principal investigator Kyle Reed and mentor David Huizenga, they are bringing one of those concepts- an adapter for crutches - to the marketplace..."

August 27, 2015: Tournament officials, USF team up to study economic impact of Valspar Championship
"A team of University of South Florida business students have spent the past year evaluating the economic impact of the Valspar Championship in Tampa Bay..."

August 24, 2015: Florida: Where climate is right for American inventors
"As state mottoes go, the Sunshine State isn't bad, but Florida may want to see if California is willing to loan out "Eureka!" Judging by the steady rise in university patents over the past 45 years, Florida may be better known as the place where the climate is just right for American inventors..."

August 23, 2015: Performance-based funding gets $8 million cut
"One way university officials can evaluate USF's yearly success is its performance-based funding figure - a source of millions of dollars in funding determined by how well USF performs as a university..."

August 19, 2015: Innovation corps will help USF turn academics, students into inventors
"Local leaders want to create an 'innovation district' around the University of South Florida and its most promising academics and inventors..."

August 14, 2015: USF to resume research in Cuba as U.S. reopens embassy
"Secretary of State John Kerry will help raise the stars and stripes in Havana after the U.S. and Cuban governments officially restored diplomatic relations last month..."

August 14, 2015: Silicon Valley Data Science buys piece of Health Integrated
"Tampa-based Health Integrated announced a new strategic partnership with specialty consulting firm Silicon Valley Data Science..."

August 4, 2015: USF leads Florida charge to stop cyber crimes
"Superman doesn't need a cape or superhuman abilities to save the world these days. Instead, he (or she) needs an ability to analyze data, spot potential breaches and plug Internet holes to keep the world safe from 21st century's thieves known as computer hackers..."

August 3, 2015: Residential Acoustics, creator of AcoustiCurtain, opens new Tampa manufacturing facility
"Residential Acoustics, a Tampa Bay Technology Incubator company founded in 2013, has opened a new manufacturing facility at 1519 W. Cypress Street. Tampa, FL 33603, holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 24, 2015. Residential Acoustics produces soundproofing curtains that block out unwanted noise in homes..."

July 22, 2015: University of South Florida joins national discussion on science and research policy  
USF was one of the 10 universities discussing the future of research at the AAU and Science Coalition 'All Things Research 2015'..

July 17, 2015: University of South Florida joins national discussion on science and research policy  
The University of South Florida continues to distinguish itself and the entire Tampa Bay area by joining elite institutions in the number patents granted year in and year out...

June 30, 2015: (YouTube) Transformair Grand Prize winner for Solid Con 2015 in San Francisco
"Transformair wins grand prize at hardware and software convention..."

June 19, 2015: (Tampa Bay Times) Fiancee's request to 'keep it down!' leads to soundproof curtain business in Tampa
"Residential Acoustics expands in the Tampa Bay market..."

June 16, 2015: University of South Florida ranks 10th in the nation for U.S. patents
"USF is in the top 15 in the world for the fifth year in a row, places first in Florida..."

May 28, 2015: RF Applications Engineer Laura Levesque explains the latest developments for her company at the 2015 IMS show in Phoenix, Arizona  
"RF Applications Engineer Laura Levesque explains the latest developments for her company at the 2015 IMS show in Phoenix, Arizona..."

May 13, 2015: Agilis Biotherapeutics and the University of South Florida Enter Into Worldwide, Exclusive License Agreement for Angelman Syndrome Gene Therapy  
"Agilis' collaboration with Dr. Weeber and USF will target the genetic malfunctions of AS using gene therapy to deliver a corrective UBE3a gene to rescue neurological deficits in patients suffering from this rare disease..."

May 11, 2015: (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes announces R&D expansion  
"White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes today announced the expansion of its internal Research and Development program..."

May 5, 2015: (Business Wire) Healthbox Expands Healthcare Innovation Ecosystem into South Florida  
"USF CONNECT Tampa Bay Technology Company selected as One of Ten Newest Innovative Companies Coming to Miami..."

March 31, 2015: USF and Tampa Bay WaVE Partnership Receives $500,000 Grant to Increase Region's Entrepreneurship 
"U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that the University of South Florida, in partnership with Tampa Bay WaVE, is among the first 26 recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program grants. The USF-Tampa Bay WaVE partnership received a $500,000 i6 Challenge grant..."

March 24, 2015: "Paul Sanberg of the University of South Florida Named 2015 Medalist of the Florida Academy of Sciences 
"Paul R. Sanberg, senior vice president for research, innovation and economic development at the University of South Florida in Tampa and president of the National Academy of Inventors, has been named the 2015 Medalist of the Florida Academy of Sciences. The award was announced on Mar. 20 at the annual banquet of the Florida Academy of Sciences..."

March 21, 2015: "Local entrepreneurs to be showcased at international festival 
"Twenty-three Tampa Bay area start-up companies are set to take part in the world's largest crowdfunding festival next month, including two that have utilized USF's business incubator to get started..."

March 19, 2015: "USF still a top performing public university 
"The University of South Florida remains one of the state's top-performing public universities, according to a Florida Board of Governors announcement Wednesday..."

March 19, 2015: "Movers and Shakers: Board of Governors Reappoints Two to USF Board of Trustees 
"Two University of South Florida Board of Trustees members have been reappointed by the Florida Board of Governors..."

March 17, 2015: "Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' to give free lecture at USF 
"Scientist, comedian and TV personality Bill Nye will be the next guest at the University of South Florida's University Lecture Series..."

March 12, 2015: "Paul R. Sanberg to be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite 
"WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Paul R. Sanberg, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor of Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, and Business; Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation & Economic Development, Division of Research and Innovation, University of South Florida, to its College of Fellows..."

March 10, 2015: "USF Tampa wins green awards for renewable energy project 
"When Hometalk, the largest home improvement and garden how-to online network, wanted to offer readers cool eco-friendly and sustainable ideas for green living, they turned to the nation's universities and colleges..."

March 9, 2015: "Jordan Zimmerman's $10 million gift will remake, rename USF School of Mass Communications 
"He helped craft the "Just Say No" anti-drug campaign of the 80s as an undergrad. When Madison Avenue wouldn't hire him, he built his own advertising agency..."

February 25, 2015: "USF small business center offers entrepreneurship certificate program 
"The University of South Florida's Small Business Development Center is teaming up again with USF CONNECT to host a six-part series on the basics of starting a business..."

February 24, 2015: "145 Universities warn congress pending patent legislation would harm U.S. innovation system
"145 Universities warn congress pending patent legislation would harm U.S. innovation system..."

February 17, 2015: "Longtime USF Supporter Lynn Pippenger makes $10 million gift to School of Accountancy 
"The University of South Florida announced today that its School of Accountancy will be named for Lynn Pippenger, a long-time supporter..."

February 6, 2015: "Largest National Cancer Institute research awards in Florida in 2014 
"TBTI Company, Intezyne, is ranked at #7 for the largest National Cancer Institute research awards in Florida in 2014..."

January 31, 2015: Guidmii helps high school students point toward the future 
"Like most freshman, Abagail Meler, 14, had a lot to learn when she made the leap to East Bay High School..."

January 29, 2015: The American Hospital Association Exclusively Endorses Physician Leadership Training and Development Services from The Physician Leadership Institute 
"Chicago, Jan. 29, 2015 - The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced today that it has exclusively endorsed Physician Leadership Training and Development Services from The Physician Leadership Institute(PLI). .."

January 29, 2015: Call for Nomination 
"The National Medal of Technology and Innovation is America's highest honor for technological achievement and innovation. It is presented annually by the President of the United States at a White House ceremony..."

January 28, 2015: USF cybersecurity program gets $300k boost 
"The National Science Foundation is giving University of South Florida $300,000 to teach students cybersecurity using actual cases..."

January 28, 2015: Tampa Bay Partnership Identifies USF Health Funding as Major Priority 
"The Tampa Pay Partnership has identified the securing of funding to begin construction on University of South Florida Health in Downtown Tampa as a top priority for the 2015 legislative session..."

January 20, 2015: USF at the center of cybersecurity 
"Americans have become so apprehensive over their own cybersecurity that President Barack Obama felt the need to address the issue in this year's State of the Union..."

January 19, 2015: USF startups make their pitches at entrepreneurs summit 
" TAMPA -- Dozens of startup companies competed for a shot at investor money and top honors last week at a summit in Tampa..."

January 18, 2015: Inaugural class starts USF Doctor of Business Administration program 
"TAMPA - James Stikeleather picked up his University of South Florida identification card, and envisioned approaching a retail counter..."

January 16, 2015: Coming soon: The 25th USF Health Research Day is Feb. 20 
"This year's event - held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the USF Marshall Student Center - marks the 25th anniversary of the annual effort to bring together USF's emerging scientists and showcase their newest research..."

January 14, 2015: Two USF startup companies in "Final Four" of Business Pitch Competition 
"Two of the four companies competing in the final round of the Access to Capital Business Pitch Competition are University of South Florida startup companies..."

January 13, 2015: Ten inventors from Florida SUS institutions elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors 
"The Tampa Innovation Alliance has taken a first step toward revitalizing and redeveloping the neighborhoods long known as "Ten academic inventors from four universities and two research institutes that are part of the State University System of Florida have been elected as 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)..."

January 13, 2015: Tampa Innovation Alliance: Creating plans, partnerships and sense of place 
"The Tampa Innovation Alliance has taken a first step toward revitalizing and redeveloping the neighborhoods long known as "suitcase city" for the historically transient nature of residents living near the University of South Florida's Tampa campus..."

January 12, 2015: USF professors lend interdisciplinary expertise to cutting-edge medical alert system 
"A pair of USF professors from seemingly disparate disciplines are helping to further develop and refine a new medical alert system with state-of-the-art potential..."

December 26, 2014: 5 intriguing USF inventions patented in the past year
"University of South Florida is the 12th highest academic patent producer in the country and among the top 300 U.S. patent owners worldwide..."

December 17, 2014: "Opportunity of a lifetime" for USF and Tampa Bay region 
"Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his vision for the redevelopment of Tampa's waterfront district today - a vision that includes co-locating the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health Heart Institute on land he has offered to donate..."

December 15, 2014: Tampa Bay Region Makes Several "Best of..." Lists in 2014 
"The Tampa Bay region and its cities made several "Best of..." lists in 2014. Here's a rundown of a few of them aggregated from the Tampa Bay Business Journal:..."

December 11, 2014: STEM Genesis wins first annual B.E.A.T. Pitch Competition
"STEM Genesis, LLC, won this year's First Annual Pitch Competition at USF CONNECT's 2nd Annual "Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa" (B.E.A.T.) event on Nov. 18, 2014 at the University of South Florida..."

December 4, 2014: USF CONNECT's global entrepreneurship B.E.A.T. event inspires innovation 
"Business leaders, entrepreneurial support organizations, community dignitaries, and local media outlets gathered to support local entrepreneurs at the USF CONNECT 2nd annual "Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa" (B.E.A.T.) event on Nov, 18, 2014 at the University of South Florida..."

November 20, 2014: USF, science companies get $250K to commercialize research 
"The National Science Foundation is giving University of South Florida researchers and life science company mentors $250,000 in grants to help move projects from the laboratory to the marketplace..."

November 19, 2014: USF students' innovation on display during USF Connect 
"As part of USF Connect, the university's student innovation incubator program, entrepreneurs displayed products using drones, robotics and smartphones, among others..."

November 7, 2014: USF technology with potential to transform cancer treatment licensed by TransGenex Nanobiotech 
"Innovative 3D "tumor-on-a-dish" could lead to new cancer drugs..."

November 6, 2014: Law firm opens satellite at USF Connect incubator 
"The law firm of Shumaker Loop & Kendrick will open a new office at University of South Florida's business development space..."

November 3, 2014: USF innovations displayed at the Smithsonian 
"Two licensed technologies from the University of South Florida were displayed as part of the Innovation Festival at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum..."

November 3, 2014: Entrepreneurs sought for USF's Fast 56 
"Sometimes it's OK to go fast..."

October 29, 2014: USF scientists develop natural brain supplement 
"One of the most prevalent diseases in older adults is also one of the most disheartening; families of those stricken with Alzheimer's disease know this better than anyone..."

October 28, 2014: University of South Florida professors win a record 14 awards for research 
"Fourteen faculty members from the University of South Florida have been awarded the USF Outstanding Research Achievement Award for faculty who have received national and international peer recognition for their research in the last calendar year..."

October 23, 2014: Visit Tampa Bay honors seven for bringing tourist dollars 
"Visit Tampa Bay shined the light Thursday on seven individuals who helped bring in millions in tourism dollars this year..."

October 22, 2014: University of South Florida team selected as finalist in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE 
"A team of engineers from the University of South Florida has been selected as one of 11 finalists in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a global competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses and easier personal health monitoring..."

October 19, 2014: USF ready to train more health insurance navigators 
"Once again, the University of South Florida is stepping up to help people enter the health insurance marketplace..."

October 15, 2014: STEM Genesis joins USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator to advance technology development and commercialization 
"Technologies include drug delivery system and method of capturing marine energy..."

October 7, 2014: Students develop nail decal to detect date rape drugs 
"Research by the Centers for Disease Control Prevention claims that nearly one in five women have been raped. Sexual violence also came to the forefront recently when Emma Watson addressed the issue at the U.N. Headquarters in New York last month..."

September 30, 2014: University of South Florida breaks records for new patents, licenses and startup companies 
"The University of South Florida set new records for patents, licenses, and startup companies during the 2013-2014 fiscal year, with 113 new U.S. patents (up 49 percent from last year), 91 licenses and options for USF-developed technology (up 21 percent), and 11 new startup companies (up 22 percent)..."

September 29, 2014: Supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find 
"Declines in the underlying brain skills needed to think, remember and learn are normal in aging. In fact, this cognitive decline is a fact of life for most older Americans..."

September 27, 2014: USF grad student's 'Aquamelon' juice to soon hit shelves 
"TAMPA - A University of South Florida graduate student is behind a new product called Aquamelon that is slated to hit shelves in a few days..."

September 26, 2014: Meet the most innovative companies in America 
"Which company is the most innovative one in America?..."

September 25, 2014: USF sets another record with $428 million for research 
"TAMPA - The University of South Florida piled on another record for research grants and contacts, bringing in $428 million in the last academic year..."

September 16, 2014: Student entrepreneur creates fresh watermelon business 
"Desmond Williams, a business administration graduate student and paraprofessional at the USF Center for Entrepreneurship, founded the company that produces Aquamelon Water..."

September 16, 2014: The Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine Name The Top 50 Schools For Entrepreneurship Programs For 2015 
"The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of The Princeton Review's annual survey that names the top 25 undergraduate schools and top 25 graduate schools offering the best programs for entrepreneurship studies in the nation..."

September 5, 2014: Fall 2014 FSBDC Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at USF CONNECT 
"Six-course program ensures solid understanding of entrepreneurship fundamentals (USF CONNECT)..."

August 29, 2014: USF CONNECT welcomes 8 new companies 
"Technology incubator supports companies through research, business development tools and government resources (USF CONNECT)..."

July 22, 2014: KeriCure Invisible Bandage Expands Product Line, Seeks Capital Funding 
"KeriCure is a proprietary invisible bandage product that provides a natural, safe, effective way to heal topical wounds..."

July 15, 2014: 1Apple Grocery an Oasis in a 'Food Desert' 
"USF students have opened 1Apple Grocery, a new store in Plant City that targets members of the Florida WIC program (WUSF Beat)..."

July 15, 2014: USF names new director of innovation and incubation programs 
"Stephanie Ashley joined the University of South Florida Research & Innovation and USF Research Foundation as director of innovation and incubation programs..."

June 30, 2014: Local startup creates serious game for healthcare
"Smart Reflection is a serious game developer creating a new technology that will provide consistent, state-of-the-art training to existing and soon-to-be professionals in the medical field..."

June 30, 2014: New wet laboratory facilities open at the USF Research Park 
"The Tampa Bay Technology Incubator has strengthened its research presence in the biotechnology market by opening additional wet lab facilities in the USF Research Park at the University of South Florida in Tampa..."

June 25, 2014: USF Magazine Summer 2014 now available online 
"Student Innovation Incubator story and other research stories are available online..."

June 17, 2014: Florida's research universities tops noted Research Triangle for patent awards 
"Florida's three major universities are combining to be more of an innovative powerhouse than either the distinguished Research Triangle in North Carolina or the Texas university system..."

June 17, 2014: Florida's research universities tops noted Research Triangle for patent awards 
"Florida's three major universities are combining to be more of an innovative powerhouse than either the distinguished Research Triangle in North Carolina or the Texas university system..."

June 11, 2014: University of South Florida ranks 12th among universities worldwide for U.S. patents 
"USF is in the top 15 in the world for the fourth year in a row..."

June 5, 2014: High Tech Facilities for Scientific Innovation [VIDEO] 
"Tampa Bay Technology Incubator's new wet lab facilities located in the heart of USF Research Park (YouTube)..."

May 22, 2014: Brain power in a pill 
"Researchers from the University of South Florida have created a new supplement that aims to improve your memory..."

May 20, 2014: Foggy On Details? USF Researchers Patent Formula To Enhance Brainpower 
"Researchers at the University of South Florida have bottled an elixir for aging brains that harnesses the power of blueberries and green tea..."

April 30, 2014: KeriCure, Inc. Launches New Line of Animal Wound Care Products 
"KeriCure's Tough Seal and Champion Seal now available for purchase..."

April 26, 2014: USF faculty and TransGenex co-founder receives Global Corporate Award in Nanotechnology  
"The Global Corporate Alliance honors Shyam Mohapatra with a global corporate award in nanotechnology..."

April 22, 2014: USF named one of nation's greenest universities 
"The University of South Florida has been named one of the top green schools in the United States by Princeton Review (Bay News 9)..."

April 22, 2014: USF Student Innovation 
"Dez Williams, co-founder of the Student Innovation Incubator and founder of AquaMelon Water, talks with Bay News 9 (Bay News 9)..."

April 9, 2014: Residential Acoustics, LLC 
"Residential Acoustics, LLC is a Tampa startup that designs and manufactures soundproofing curtains that block noise passing through windows and doors..."

April 1, 2014: KeriCure Donates Products to Tampa Charitable Organizations 
"Local Liquid Bandage Company Provides Charities with Samples for those in Need..."

March 25, 2014: USF's 'Superheroes' getting students excited about science 
"The Superhero Training Network is a program that helps elementary school students to get excited about science (Bay News 9)..."

March 24, 2014: Natura Therapeutics' Line of Products Available Nationwide at Kroger Supermarkets 
"NutraStem Cardio®, NutraStem Active® and NutraStem Bone & Joint in approximately 800 Kroger stores..."

March 19, 2014: Spyglass Technologies Receives Exclusive License to Commercialize SRI International's Underwater Mass Spectrometer 
"USF Center for Ocean Technology developed MIMS technology now used by SRI International ("

March 19, 2014: Borda Technology Markets Active and Passive RFID Healthcare Solution in the U.S. 
"TBTI RFID startup Borda Technology has begun marketing its asset-management and real-time location system (RTLS) solutions for the healthcare market in the United States..."

March 5, 2014: Tampa startup creates innovative soundproofing curtain 
"Residential Acoustics, LLC, has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida (USF)..."

March 5, 2014: Scientific League launches Kickstarter campaign to help fund Superhero Training Network video series 
"Scientific League, LLC, announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to fund the next volume of their educational video series, the Superhero Training Network (STN)..."

March 4, 2014: Tampa Entrepreneurs Create Innovative Solution To Noise Disturbance 
"Three entrepreneurs in Tampa have created the solution for noise disturbance for both commercial businesses and residents with a product that goes beyond absorbing noise to keep the noise from entering in the first place..."

March 3, 2014: Academic planning app for tracking student progress is now called "Guidmii" 
"Lighthouse Guidance Systems rebrands its educational software and launches new website..."

February 21, 2014: Extraordinary Woman - Kerriann Greenhalgh 
"An organic chemist, wife, and mother of one son and four rescue dogs, Kerriann Greenhalgh grew up in Tampa. She was one of the first..."

lenews_wsj">February 21, 2014: AVX Announces Latest Collaboration With Modelithics 
"AVX & RF/Microwave simulation provider Modelithics are developing 40+ new highly accurate, part-value & substrate scalable models for AVX surface mount capacitor, inductor, coupler, & diplexer product lines (Wall Street Journal)..."

February 20, 2014: RashEndZ, Inc. joins USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator 
"RashEndZ, Inc. ( has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida in Tampa..."

February 19, 2014: RashEndZ, Inc. joins USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator 
"RashEndZ, Inc. ( has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida in Tampa..."

February 18, 2014: Fly Tribes startup envisions global sustainability for natives 
"Fly Tribes is a charter company in the new business incubator at USF (83 Degrees)..."

February 12, 2014: Students leave for USF Day at Capitol 
"Eighty students will spend the day in Tallahassee with USF administrators and lobbyists, meeting more than 50 Florida House of Representative and Senate members to talk about USF's goals and priorities (The Oracle)..."

February 3, 2014: New USF Research & Innovation Annual Report is now available online 

January 28, 2014: FindMyClass App Navigates Campus For College Students 
"A mobile app launched at the University of South Florida takes away the guesswork involved in finding classrooms on campus..."

January 15, 2014: Free High-Accuracy Simulation Models 
"Mini-Circuits has worked together with modeling and measurement specialists, Modelithics to give you twenty-five new, FREE, high-accuracy substrate-scalable simulation models for Mini-Circuits products..."

January 14, 2014: USF opens incubator to hatch students' businesses [VIDEO] 
"What do a Tampa neighborhood grocery store, a watermelon juice maker and an online marketplace for goods from indigenous tribes around the world have in common?..."

December 25, 2013: USF invention helps close wounds big and small 
"The University of South Florida ranks 10th among universities worldwide in U.S. patents. One of the inventions that's putting USF on the map is a liquid bandage that helps close wounds both big and small..."

December 22, 2013: Invention hotbed University of South Florida among world's top patent holders 
"KeriCure liquid bandage product is in 900 Publix and 200 Kroger stores. She's lobbying for its use in post-surgical settings and dermatology..."

December 20, 2013: The President's Report Winter 2013 
"A Video Message from President Judy Genshaft (USF News)."

December 18, 2013: USF among top universities earning patents 
"The University of South Florida is one the top earners of patents among universities worldwide..."

December 17, 2013: 3 Florida universities rank in top 25 for patents 
"The University of South Florida, the University of Central Florida and the University of Florida ranked among the top 25 universities in the world for the number of patents awarded in 2012, above academic powerhouses such as Northwestern, Harvard and Duke..."

December 6, 2013: USF Inventors Head to Smithsonian - Finally 
"The third time will hopefully be the charm for a pair of University of South Florida inventors who are scheduled to speak in Washington, DC, this weekend..."

December 3, 2013: USF Inventions Featured at Smithsonian Innovation Event 
"Rolling Dance Chair and SkateCase inventors will present their inventions Dec. 8 ("

December 2, 2013: USF getting more respect as research institution 
"The University of South Florida's long-standing goal is to be an upper echelon research institution. A new federal research ranking survey shows USF is making progress toward that goal by putting its money where its dreams are..."

December 2, 2013: USF rises in national research rankings 
"The University of South Florida moved up in the federal government's ranking of research to No. 43, up ten spots from last year..."

November 21, 2013: USF startup wins green-business award 
"Trash2Cash-Energy LLC, a University of South Florida startup company, was named a finalist at the 2013 Southeast Region Finals of the Cleantech Open, the world's largest accelerator for clean-technology companies..."

November 20, 2013: USF Research Opens Student Innovation Incubator to Launch Inventions 
"University officials joined by community leaders who champion the region's push toward an innovation economy formally launched USF's new Student Innovation Incubator Tuesday as a unique place for student inventors and entrepreneurs to learn, collaborate and launch their new businesses..."

November 20, 2013: USF Startup named finalist for the 2013 Southeast Region Finals of the Cleantech Open 
"Trash2Cash-Energy LLC, a University of South Florida startup company, has been named as a finalist at the 2013 Southeast Region Finals of the Cleantech Open, the world's largest accelerator for clean technology companies..."

November 20, 2013: USF opens space for student innovation, entrepreneurship 
"As USF climbs in ranks as a producer of research and technology, even more students can become entrepreneurs as a new opportunity opened on campus Tuesday afternoon..."

November 19, 2013: Incubator to help USF students launch businesses 
"The incubator, housed at the USF Connect center, will provide work space and a collaborative business environment for students from all graduate and undergraduate disciplines to create and grow businesses..."

November 19, 2013: Innovation Incubator Brings New Business Potential To USF Students 
"During the Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa (B.E.A.T.) event, USF will launch its new Student Innovation Incubator (SII) in the USF CONNECT Galleria at the USF Research Park..."

November 15, 2013: Twice-jilted USF inventors once again on the schedule at the Smithsonian 
"Merry Lynn Morris and Alexei Novitzky are scheduled to speak Dec.8 at the "Innovation: Brainstorms, Big Ideas and the Creative Future" event at the Smithsonian's Ripley Center in Washington D.C..."

November 15, 2013: Five University of South Florida faculty members receive Excellence in Innovation Award 
"Five faculty members from the University of South Florida have been awarded the Excellence in Innovation Award for their exception achievements in innovation and translational research..."

November 14, 2013: USF startup attempts to tackle aging problems 
"Natura Therapeutics, Inc., a startup company created at USF, might have found a treatment for the ails of aging..."

November 13, 2013: The Top New Companies That Will Dominate Salesforce's Dreamforce 
"TBTI company KiteDesk will be flying high above Dreamforce because it's one the best new social selling solutions I've seen in a long time ("

November 13, 2013: Former USF inventor hoping skateboard can carry him to success 
"Novitzky invented the skateboard with a storage compartment between the wheels..."

November 6, 2013: Product created by USF startup Natura Therapeutics shown to improve decision making skills in older adults 
"The results of a human clinical study have been published in the journal Rejuvenation Research..."

November 6, 2013: Decision-making improves for senior citizens with product from university startup company 
"A human clinical study of older adults has demonstrated that participants who took NutraStem Cardio, a natural dietary supplement created by Natura Therapeutics..."

November 5, 2013: USF Offers Seed Capital To Companies In Technology Incubator 
"A new source of capital is available for startups that were formed based on the licensing of University of South Florida (USF) technologies..."

October 29, 2013: USF Connect to give new grant to start-ups
"Research and technology start-ups coming out of the university may soon be provided with as much as $50,000, due to a new program launched by USF Connect..."

October 28, 2013: USF CONNECT wins industry achievement award
"USF CONNECT, the University of South Florida's business development organization , received the 2013 Excellence in Service Award at the Tampa Bay Technology Forum's 10th annual Industry Achievement Awards..."

October 28, 2013: New USF Student Innovation Incubator grand opening to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week
"The University of South Florida will launch its new Student Innovation Incubator (SII) at USF CONNECT during the first annual B.E.A.T. (Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa) event on Nov. 19..."

October 7, 2013: USF Connect supporting movement for Bradenton business incubator
"USF and Florida High Tech Corridor Council to provide matching funds to start the incubator (Bradenton Herald)."

September 25, 2013: USF CONNECT selected as a finalist in industry achievement award competition
"USF CONNECT has been named a finalist in the 10th annual Industry Achievement Awards competition by the Tampa Bay Technology Forum. The University of South Florida business development organization is a contender for the Excellence in Service award for the second year in a row..."

August 29, 2013: Tampa Bay Technology Company to provide Academic Planning Software to Pinellas and Hillsborough County School Districts
"Lighthouse Guidance Systems, Inc. (LHG Systems), a Florida based education technology company, has partnered with Pinellas and Hillsborough County school systems, providing its academic planning software..."

August 18, 2013: AbleNook designers offer alternative to disaster-relief tents and trailers 
"The young designers behind the Ablenook believe utilitarian temporary shelters don't have to be unwieldy, ugly, or expensive..."

August 1, 2013: KeriCure, Inc. receives large distribution order from Publix 
"KeriCure, Inc., developer of novel, cost effective topical wound care products, is partnering with Publix and will soon be selling the company's innovative technology in 855 Publix locations..."

July 3, 2013: Tampa Bay Medical Device Startup Signs Deal with Kroger
"KeriCure Inc., a startup medical device company specializing in wound care treatment products received its first purchase order from a major commercial retailer..."

July 2, 2013: Life Science startup joins USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Ascension Bio, LLC. has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida (USF)..."

June 20, 2013: Pinellas school upgrading academic planning
"Pinellas County public schools will utilize a newly created system next fall that will, school district officials hope, provide a better gauge of student progress..."

June 19, 2013: Intezyne acquires Niiki Pharma
"Intezyne Technologies has acquired Niiki Pharma, making Intezyne a development stage company with two compounds in early and mid-stage clinical development..."

June 13, 2013: Advanced Technologies & Testing Laboratories Inc is one of ten finalist competing in Sept showcase for $100,000
"Ten promising cleantech companies from throughout the Southeastern US have been selected for MegaWatt Ventures - an annual clean technology business plan competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy..."

June 4, 2013: Modelithics' COMPLETE Library v10.1 of simulation models available for AWR's Microwave Office EDA software
"AWR Corp of El Segundo, CA, USA, which supplies electronic design automation (EDA) software for designing RF and high-frequency components and systems, and Modelithics Inc of Tampa, FL..."

May 20, 2013: USF researchers find far-reaching, microvascular damage in uninjured side of the brain after stroke
"Findings suggest that blood-brain barrier integrity suffers days after ischemic stroke, leading to serious complications; repair of this protective barrier might prevent them..."

May 13, 2013: Tampa Bay WaVE Announces Second FirstWaVE Accelerator Class
"Tampa Bay WaVE, a non-profit that helps entrepreneurs turn ideas into growing technology ventures, announced its second FirstWaVE Accelerator class, comprised of 8 early-stage technology startups..."

April 1, 2013: Financial investigation and research company to join the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Founded in 2012 by former FBI Agents, InvestDefense is a groundbreaking financial Investigation Agency and Research Lab that investigates, detects, and monitors financial and investment services in an effort to eliminate fraud and poor performance for individual investors..."

March 18, 2013: Saneron gets patent to process umbilical cord blood for therapeutic use in treating neurodegenerative diseases
"A patent issued to Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc. and the University of South Florida may facilitate increased use of cord blood stem cells in medical therapies, according to Linda Kelley, chief scientific officer with Cryo-Cell International..."

March 15, 2013: Firm's patent could aid Parkinson's patients
"OLDSMAR - Patients with degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Huntington's disease, or multiple sclerosis, may potentially benefit from a new patent issued to Saneron CCEL Therapeutics Inc. and the University of South Florida. The patent covers a method that may enable increased use of cord blood stem cells in medical therapies, according to a Saneron investor..."

March 11, 2013: Oncoplus Pharma Joins the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Oncoplus Pharma is a small molecule drug discovery company that develops and commercializes innovative therapies that treat cancer and other advanced diseases by developing new chemical entities using rational drug discovery. Oncoplus Pharma holds a patent and currently has active drug discovery programs in initial stages of development..."

December 3, 2012: MegaWatt Ventures Winner Joins USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Trash 2 Cash-Energy, LLC, (T2CE) winner of the 2012 MegaWatt Ventures competition has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida (USF)..."

November 2, 2012: Draper Lab, USF collaboration could boost biomedical industry
"TAMPA - A plastic chip about the size of a thumbnail could hold the key to treating stroke, Alzheimer's and other neurovascular diseases..."

November 6, 2012: Tampa Bay Technology Incubator company exhibited among Florida's most promising cleantech ventures
"Sixty companies within Florida's clean tech sector presented their technology at the Cleantech to Spacetech event on Sept. 20 and 21. The showcase event involving Florida Cleantech Acceleration Network (FL-CAN) Showcase, I2 Capital Acceleration Program, and Megawatt Ventures, provided a forum for clean tech enterprises to display their innovations to investors and industry leaders..."

October 25, 2012: KEMET and Modelithics Partner to Provide RF and Microwave Engineers Global(TM) Capacitor Models
"GREENVILLE, S.C. and TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, and Modelithics have partnered to provide highly accurate and scalable Global(TM) models of KEMET's CBR Series of capacitors, sizes 0201, 0402, 0603, and 0805, for RF and microwave applications..."

October 9, 2012: CTI: Leadership Training Firm Adds Jobs, Hiring
"The Center for Transformation and Innovation (CTI) has experienced tremendous growth and is planning to hire three additional employees by the end of the year..."

October 5, 2012: Tampa Bay Technology Incubator companies invited to present at the Southeast BIO Investor Forum
"Bioscience and medical technology companies considered among the most promising in the Southeast region will be presenting at the Southeast BIO (SEBIO) Investor Forum Oct. 31 through Nov. 1 in Palm Beach, FL. Modulation Therapeutics and Thar Pharmaceuticals, two companies in the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), at the University of South Florida (USF), are among 24 companies invited to present..."

October 1, 2012: Stem Cell Awareness Day seeks to educate public on stem cell research benefits
"Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have made great strides in the field of stem cell therapies, some of which have led to the creation of spinout companies that reside in USF CONNECT's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI)..."

September 19, 2012: Partnership Awarded $1 Million Grant
"A regional partnership led by the University of South Florida has been awarded $1 million by the U.S. Commerce Department to support new web and mobile app ventures, a project designed to launch new companies and create hundreds of high-wage jobs in the greater Tampa Bay region, Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank announced Wednesday . . ."

September 11, 2012: New release of Modelithics model library for Microwave Office incorporates 50+ new models
"AWR Corp., the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, and Modelithics Inc., the industry leader in simulation models for RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave devices, have announced the release of Version 9.3 of the Modelithics® COMPLETE Library for AWR's Microwave Office high-frequency design software . . ."

August 31, 2012: Tampa Bay Technology Incubator company receives Phase 1 SBIR grant for multiple myeloma treatment
"Modulation Therapeutics, Inc. has been awarded a $156,202 Phase 1 SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute. Modulation Therapeutics is part of the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the USF Research Park in Tampa..."

August 29, 2012: Borda Technology is the newest member to join the USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Borda Technology, a high tech company specializing in radio frequency identification, or RFID, products and services has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) through USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida..."

August 28, 2012: Educational software developer begins incubation process at USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Lighthouse Guidance Systems, Inc. (LGS) has joined USF CONNECT's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) at the University of South Florida. Since 2010, the Florida-based educational technology company has developed tools for academic planning, with the goal of contributing to the advancement of modern education. In early 2012, LGS partnered with the Pinellas County School District to give parents and students the ability to view how the state of Florida, colleges and universities view grades and test scores academically..."

August 28, 2012: Cold chain technology start-up joins USF's Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"Blueye, LLC ( has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida. Blueye develops novel technologies for the cold chain logistics industry with products that increase the efficiency of temperature controlled supply chains, including the transportation of food, pharmaceuticals, and flowers..."

August 13, 2012: Tampa Bay Technology Incubator companies invited to showcase at the Republican National Convention Startup Expo
"The country's most innovative entrepreneurs and job creators are showcasing at Huffington Post's Startup Expo during the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Among these pioneering companies are Advanced Technologies & Testing Laboratories, Inc. (ATTL) and You Can Learn, Inc., two companies in the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida (USF). . ."

July 9, 2012: Tampa Bay start-up joins forces with USF Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"You Can Learn, Inc. ( has joined the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida. You Can Learn, Inc. develops educational applications for tablet and mobile devices designed to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. With adaptable courses, lessons are able to meet the needs of individual students . . ."

July 1, 2012: Center for Transformation and Innovation Joins the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"The Center for Transformation and Innovation (CTI), LLC is the newest company to join the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI), part of USF CONNECT at the University of South Florida. CTI provides customized leadership, strategy and innovation services to businesses in a multitude of industries such as service, technology, biotech, transportation, travel, academia, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, and government . . ."

June 15, 2012: Bioscience Industry Organization Opens Regional Member Office at the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI)
"USF CONNECT welcomed its newest partner, BioFlorida, to the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator(TBTI) Tuesday, June 5. The statewide bioscience association has opened a regional member office within the TBTI, providing a valuable resource for life science companies in the area. Tom McLain, President of Claro Scientific and Scientific Co-chair of the Tampa Bay Chapter said . . ."

June 11, 2012: Modulation Therapeutics receives $500,000 from MMRF for cancer treatment
"The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) has awarded $500,000 through its Biotech Investment Award (BIA) program to Modulation Therapeutics, an early-stage pharmaceutical company which has licensed MTI-101 from the Moffitt Cancer Center . . ."

June 11, 2012: Saneron and South Texas Blood & Tissue Center to Collaborate
"Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc. of Tampa, Florida, and South Texas Blood & Tissue Center of San Antonio, have signed a clinical supply and research collaboration agreement. Under the agreement, the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will research approaches for recovering and processing proprietary mononuclear cells . . ."

May 30, 2012: USF spin-out Modelithics celebrates 11 years of success
"When University of South Florida (USF) researchers Lawrence Dunleavy and Thomas Weller founded Modelithics Inc. in 2001, they hoped that the company would grow into a market leader in measurement-based modeling of radio frequency and microwave components and semiconductor devices . . ."

April 4, 2012: Pleson Software Corporation Joins the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Affiliate Program
"USF CONNECT would like to welcome its newest company, Pleson Software Corporation to the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI) Affiliate Program. The company was founded in 2010 by Robert Campbell . . ."

March 26, 2012: Modelithics and AWR Sign Reseller Agreement
"AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, and Modelthics Inc., have signed a global reseller agreement for. . ."

February 6, 2012: Ability Worldwide, Inc. Joins the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator
"USF CONNECT would like to welcome its newest company, Ability Worldwide, Inc. to the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company was founded in 2010 . . ."

January 11, 2012: Modulation Therapeutics Joins the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator.
"USF CONNECT would like to welcome its newest company, Modulation Therapeutics, to the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator (TBTI). The company was founded in 2011 . . ."

December 5, 2011: USF Technology Transfer Ranked in Top 20 for licensing income received in FY2010
"Top 20 technology transfer programs among universities included in the autm survey, ranked by 2010 licensing income."

November 17, 2011: Claro Scientific Wins Key Competition at Investor Forum
"USF CONNECT incubator company is advancing a technology designed to detect infection-causing bacteria (Tampa Bay Business Journal) . . ."

August 31, 2011: Document Management Contract for NJPA Members Awarded to DocuVantage
"Document Advantage Corporation has announced its selection by the NJPA, National Joint Powers Alliance, to serve as a preferred provider of Electronic Document Management Software and Services to its fast growing membership of 35,000 organizations . . ."

June 14, 2011: Intezyne: Grad School Lab Mates Hatch Cancer-Fighting Biotech Firm At USF Incubator.
"Treating cancer is tricky business and chemotherapy presents the biggest challenge of all . . ."

February 14, 2011: Tampa Bay Technology Incubator Announces Graduation and Expansion of EMS, Inc.
"EMS, Inc. will "graduate" from the USF CONNECT Tampa Bay Technology Incubator at a celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at 5:00 p.m., in the USF Research Park Galleria at 3720 Spectrum Boulevard on the University of South Florida Tampa campus. The event will include speakers and an exhibition of EMS products . . ."

February 8, 2011: Gates Foundation supports malaria research at USF, Draper Lab.
"University of South Florida and Draper Laboratory will collaborate on research funded by two grants totaling $5.45 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . . ."

January 19, 2011: Solar House Competition Heats Up.
"The student team is fine-tuning the house design and fundraising efforts are underway to cover the cost of the project . . ."

January 10, 2011: Claro Scientific, LLC selected to Present at Florida Venture Forum.
"Seven companies from the Tampa Bay area are among the 19 Florida companies scheduled to make a pitch for funding at the Florida Venture Forum . . . "

January 7, 2011: MiMedx Group, Inc. to Present at the 13th Annal Needham Growth Conference.
"MiMedx Group, Inc. (MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected biomaterial-based products, announced today that it will present at the 13th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York . . ."

January 6, 2011: Brogan, Parker Visit USF.
"The University of South Florida is "perfectly set" to meet the goals of the State University System's New Florida initiative and its ambition of building high-tech, high-wage industries, President Judy Genshaft told Florida Board of Governors Chair Ava Parker and Chancellor Frank Brogan in a day-long tour of USF's high-impact projects . . ."

January 5, 2011: MiMedx Completes Acquisition of Surgical Biologics.
"MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected biomaterial-based products, announced today the completion of the purchase of Surgical Biologics, a leader in the development of tissue processing techniques for creating implants for a variety of surgical indications from amnion membranes . . ."

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