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USF Esports Fall Invitational Partners with Alum-led Company to Enhance Fan Experience

Top Inc., the innovative customer engagement platform founded by USF alum Will Cohen, adds a new dimension to USF’s signature esports event.

November 12, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

USF Drug Discovery Startup Ibis Therapeutics Focuses Technology on COVID-19

Artificial Intelligence-enabled platform created by USF chemistry professor reduces lengthy drug discovery process to days instead of weeks or months (USFRI Newsroom).

October 8, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Research

New Ranking: USF is 13th Among Large Universities in Innovation Impact Productivity

Report from the Bush Institute and Opus Faveo comes as USF posts record technology transfer numbers for 2019-20 and works to address COVID-19 challenges.

September 21, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Research

International manufacturers sign deal to produce USF tech

USF's research expenditures extend beyond elevating the school; they also have an economic impact to the Tampa Bay region as a whole (Tampa Bay Business Journal / paywall).

September 17, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

USF Student Innovators Bring Fresh Ideas to Florida Blue Challenge

Entrepreneurial students, from undergrad to doctoral level, join with statewide peers to present new healthcare solutions in upcoming pitch competition (USFRI Newsroom).

September 14, 2020Entrepreneurship, Health, Innovation

A Patent for Humanity

Created by a team of USF engineers led by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Daniel Yeh, human wastewater converter NEWgenerator will be recognized as a winner of the 2020 Patents for Humanity award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (College of Engineering).

August 28, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

USPTO announces 2020 Patents for Humanity winners

The NEWgenerator team is one of the 2020 winners of the Patents for Humanity program, a USPTO initiative promoting game-changing innovations that address long-standing development challenges (USPTO).

August 26, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Molekule, the USF-patented clean tech startup, adds 'Game of Thrones' star to investor lineup

Maisie Williams, an actor most known for her role on "Game of Thrones," has invested an undisclosed amount into Molekule. The company's co-founder Yogi Goswami is the director of USF's Clean Energy Research Center and Molekule itself was patented at the university and has research facilities in the school (Tampa Bay Inno).

August 24, 2020Entrepreneurship, Health, Innovation

NASA testing USF technology for possible use on moon

A technology created at USF could help enable the establishment of a permanent presence on the moon. Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Daniel Yeh has been collaborating with NASA to develop a system that converts human waste into fertilizer and water, which would allow astronauts to grow fresh vegetables in space in a more sustainable way (Mirage News).

August 10, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Molekule raises $58 million to take pollutants out of the air in the age of wildfires and viruses

Molekule uses the company’s patented photoelectrochemical oxidation (PECO) technology, which was developed by Yogi Goswami, a recognized expert in solar technology (VentureBeat).

February 25, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Landfill Partners for First in Florida Innovative Research

T2C-Energy began back in 2012 as a University of South Florida spin-off company by the technology developers. Through the support of private (USCleantech), Federal (Department of Energy), and State (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services) agencies, the company has scaled the technology out of the lab and to the pilot/demonstration level (Citrus County Chronicle).

January 14, 2020Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Michael Fountain Looks Back At How USF's Approach To Entrepreneurship Evolved

When Michael Fountain retires next May, the founding director of the University of South Florida Center for Entrepreneurship will be leaving behind both a school and field, that have changed greatly in the almost 25 years he’s been there (WUSF).

December 18, 2019Entrepreneurship

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