April 4, Gainesville, FL - The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, the University of South Florida (USF), Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, and Florida High Tech Corridor Council (The Corridor) are partnering to promote Florida’s most creative inventors and researchers. As part of this effort, USF, with The Corridor, has provided $50,000 to sponsor an exhibit on USF inventors and Hall of Fame inductees at the Cade Museum’s new building in Gainesville.
“We are very grateful for the support from USF, the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame and The Corridor” said Phoebe Cade Miles, the Museum’s co-founder and daughter of the late Dr. J. Robert Cade, the lead inventor of Gatorade and one of the first inductees into the Hall of Fame, which is located at USF. “USF is a leader among Florida’s universities as a strong supporter of the state’s inventors and researchers. Our missions are almost perfectly aligned.”
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The curved steel arc of the $9.5 million Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is rapidly reaching towards the sky at Depot Park.
Influenced by the expanding spirals of Fibonacci’s “Golden Ratio,” the grand, 21,000 square foot facility will feature interactive exhibits, temporary exhibit space, the Cade Creativity Lab and Fab Lab, a gift shop, facility rental opportunities, an outdoor educational space, and sculpture garden when it opens in Fall 2017. Read more!
Cade Museum Receives $500,000 Cultural Facilities Grant from the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
The State of Florida Department of State has awarded a $500,000 Cultural Facilities Grant to the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention in Gainesville, Florida to build the Creativity Live! labs in the new museum. Named in honor of the late Dr. J. Robert Cade - the lead inventor of Gatorade - the Cade Museum exists to inspire creative thinking, future inventors, and early entrepreneurs.
A sleep mask that will help at-risk women avoid the onset of premature labor won the $50,000 Cade Museum Prize for Innovation Saturday, April 30. The mask's creator is a St. Petersburg-based company called KynderMed.The company created a device that uses a specific blue light spectrum therapy to control production of the hormone melatonin to suppress contractions, and the technology has been successfully tested and is in a second proof-of-concept human trial, the company's website said.
Gainesville, Florida – March 18, 2016 – The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention closed on $3.2 million in financing made possible by the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program. The NMTC Program provides up-front equity that allows the project to begin immediately. Read more...
GAINESVILLE, FL – The Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention * is pleased to announce the Sweet 16 finalists for the 7th Annual $50,000 Cade Museum Prize for Innovation. Named after the Dr. J. Robert Cade, who led the team that invented Gatorade in 1965, the Prize is an annual competition for early-stage inventors and entrepreneurs in Florida. The goals of the Prize are to provide seed capital and publicity for great ideas with market potential.
History, science and the arts will merge during the “Cotton to the Cade: A Walking Tour” to explore businesses and organizations along South Main Street and Southeast Depot Avenue. Read more.
The Cade Museum has been awarded a $184,000 grant to help boost creativity in science education and take its programs to a much wider audience, museum officials announced in a news release Wednesday. Read more.
The sports drink is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Fortune takes a look back at how the drink was invented. Read more.