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World IP Day 2024

World IP Day is celebrated on April 26 to recognize of the role of intellectual property (IP) in spurring creativity and innovation. This year’s theme, “IP and the SDGs: Building Our Common Future with Innovation and Creativity", highlights the role of IP in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by re-thinking how we live, work and play.

April 26, 2024Innovation

USF opens cutting-edge lab aimed at rapidly providing military solutions

The University of South Florida today opened a cutting-edge lab aimed at providing quick, innovative solutions to the different challenges facing the U.S. Department of Defense.

March 22, 2024Innovation

Global Training Solutions: Evolve: the accelerator at USF CONNECT

Evolve: the accelerator at USF CONNECT is thrilled to announce the addition of Global Training Solutions (GTS) to our roster of groundbreaking companies.

March 19, 2024Innovation

USF’s human trafficking research lab receives nearly $3 million in federal support to build and enhance anti-trafficking tools

The University of South Florida’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Risk to Resilience Research Lab is moving forward with the creation of powerful new resources to combat human trafficking and aid victims after receiving nearly $3 million from the 2024 federal spending package.

March 14, 2024Innovation

USF helping develop comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Tampa Bay

The University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability is collaborating with community members and leaders across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties to develop a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next four years.

March 12, 2024Innovation

USF, Corridor collaboration supports infrastructure innovation, vaccine development and infection fighting strategies

USF Research & Innovation and the Florida High Tech Corridor are partnering to provide $100,000 to support the advancement of technologies developed by USF researchers.

March 4, 2024Innovation

IP attorneys to discuss open source licenses and academic tech commercialization

USF Tech Transfer and the College of Engineering will host intellectual property attorneys Steve Gardner and Heather Buchta, partners at the law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.

March 4, 2024Innovation

Synapse showcases USF's leadership in the tech industry

Dozens of USF tech experts, colleges, departments and startup companies transformed Amalie Arena into a dynamic hub of innovation at Synapse 2024.

February 29, 2024Innovation

Seven USF faculty named senior members of National Academy of Inventors

They are being recognized for their innovative research and patented work developing assistive devices for the disabled, treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, innovative wastewater and resource recovery technologies, integrated intelligent systems for telecommunications operations, microfluidic technologies, microbiome treatments, and robotics technologies, as well as inspiring and mentoring the next generation of innovators.

February 27, 2024Innovation

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students turn environmental impact data into music

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Heather O’Leary’s research data on the depletion of coral reefs due to Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease and the impact of Harmful Algae Blooms on coastal economies was converted and performed as a piece of music by the university’s Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble.

February 27, 2024Innovation

e-Nose technology research team garners $400K accelerator grant from NSF

An AI-powered, gas-sensing technology developed by researchers at the University of South Florida, University of Texas-Dallas and Linkoping University has received a $400,000 NSF accelerator grant. The team is led by Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Arash Takshi.

February 22, 2024Innovation

USF to tackle environmental challenges through new initiative with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District

USF continues to strengthen its collaboration with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District through the creation of a new program that addresses some of the nation’s most pressing environmental concerns.

February 21, 2024Innovation


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