Tags Archives: innovation

Deadline approaching for innovative TechMatch program.

ORLANDO, Fla. — The deadline to apply for an innovative partnership fostering partnerships between emerging companies and establishing corporations is coming soon. The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC), Orange County, the Orlando Tech Associ ...

UCF entrepreneur changing world one screen at a time.

ORLANDO, Fla. — One University of Central Florida student’s “junk pile” has changed the life of a five-year-old. David Shamblin used an old 13-inch LCD screen from his “junk pile” to create a box gadget at home, which has given Edw ...

All Aboard Florida innovating by design.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Florida’s intercity passenger-rail project being developed by Florida East Coast Industries is turning heads internationally for its innovative designs. All Aboard Florida announced that it has been selected as one of 13 inte ...

Glace Cryotherapy puts the ice in R.I.C.E..

NICEVILLE, Fla. — An innovative startup that focuses on cryotherapy is hoping for a chilly reception in Niceville. Eric and Luz Brown have oped Glace Cryotherapy in the Bluewater Fitness building. It focuses on the idea of rest, ice, compression and ele ...

Orlando Health Heart Institute innovating surgery.

ORLANDO, Fla. — A hospital in the heart of Florida is changing the prognosis for heart patients for years to come. The leading edge heart valve technology is helping improve patient outcomes and giving doctors greater accuracy when implanting replacemen ...

FSU student wins China innovation competition.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida State doctoral grad is helping China innovate how it builds communities. A social enterprise co-founded by Qinghong Wei, a 2014 doctoral graduate of Florida State University’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning, re ...

WeatherSTEM innovation keeps Floridians safe.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — New technology keeping Florida State students weather-safe could be in every Florida county by year’s end. This April, a powerful line of thunderstorms was barreling toward Florida State University’s main campus in Tallahass ...

Florida Hospital getting kids on right foot.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Hospital is turning to cutting edge science to help kids walk. Florida Hospital is one of the country’s largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 campuses serving communities throughout Florida. The hospital recently ...

VIDEO: Tampa startup innovating at speed of sound.

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa’s Residential Acoustics is one startup that hopes not to make a lot of noise. The company promises a quiet environment with its patented soundproof curtains and doors. The AcoustiDoor and AcoustiCurtains protect your home from ...

FSU drones could change storm warnings.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University’s Center for Disaster Risk Policy is making history with its innovative drone research. And that could mean better hurricane warnings for residents and businesses up and down the coast. FSU researchers mad ...

FAU professor may win texting and driving war.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A researcher at Florida Atlantic University may have found an innovative answer for winning the texting and driving war. Professor Daniel Raviv has created software that can block a driver from sending or receiving texts while driv ...

FSU’s GEOSET Studios innovating video for business.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State University’s GEOSET Studios is innovating how video technology is used in multiple industries and winning awards in the process. GEOSET Studios has won the 11th annual international Enterprise Video Awards given by ...

inkID offers fingertip security.

MELBOURNE, Fla. — If you’re like most people, you probably have more passwords than you can keep straight. An innovative Melbourne startup thinks its found the solution to making your online life a little easier and it’s literally right a ...

Puppies to go: Gainesville company delivers.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — You can already get groceries, Chinese food and computers delivered right to your door. Now one Florida-based delivery service has added puppies to that list. Gainesville-based Lazy Delivery announced recently that it will be launch ...

UCF students changing world an arm at a time – VIDEO.

ORLANDO, Fla. — College is a great time to get some hands-on learning. Thanks to the University of Central Florida’s innovation hub, students are learning how to make hands — and other limbs — for people around the world. The University of C ...

Florida’s Pilot Pen making environmental difference.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Pilot Pen has found a way to reclaim a portion of the billions of plastic bottles Americans through away each year and turn it into something good for consumers. Americans consume more than 48 billion bottles of water each year, wi ...