Thursday, June 20, 2019

UF needs state money for Sanford Burnham transfer, report says

The University of Florida will need $3.7 million each year from the state to take over Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona, a report says. UF's business model calls for no state money...

University of South Florida tops Northwestern, UC San Diego for tech research

The University of South Florida is among the top 25 colleges nationwide for its technology transfer, which is the ability to develop basic research into new technologies and companies. USF ranks No....

Here’s what’s needed to boost Central Florida’s high-tech talent

Boosting Central Florida's talent pipeline may not rely solely on recruiting students into STEM-related studies, but also getting skilled faculty to teach — at least that's what a director of a...

#MissionToMusk: UCF dean working to lure Elon Musk to UCF

Elon Musk is a busy guy. He's running two major companies — SpaceX and Tesla Motors Inc. — but he might be able put University of Central Florida on his schedule, right? One UCF dean is willing to...

See where WeVenture’s former director has landed

The University of Central Florida's Blackstone Launchpad selected a familiar face in the entrepreneurship community as its new director. Shea Glenny was selected as the incubator's new director, replacing Pam Hoelze who has been its director since...

UCF Ends Fiscal Year with $133.4 Million in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida received $133.4 million in research funds during the past fiscal year. The funding totals reflect a rise in federal funding over the previous year, from...

The Iron Yard closing all code schools, including Orlando’s

A national coding school is closing all of its locations, including one in downtown Orlando. Leaders at The Iron Yard, a Greenvile, S.C.,-based company with 15 locations across the U.S., said in...

UCF Reports Record $145.75 Million in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida received an all-time-high $145.75 million in funded research in FY16, a period that featured a national top 20 ranking for UCF patents and a...

Osceola praises $15M state funding for sensor project

Osceola County is hailing a new line in the state budget for a $15 million contribution to the under-construction Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center. The project, led by a consortium of universities,...

First class starts at FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

John Breed just couldn’t stay away. The former Florida State University entrepreneurship faculty member, a successful entrepreneur himself in the private sector, is back teaching at FSU after working the past year...
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