Congratulations to the 2017 Cade Prize Winner
From Tampa, Cellvana Biotechnology has developed an ingeniously simple way to speed up research on rare diseases and other illnesses by making drug testing faster, cheaper, and better.
Cellvana from Tampa, Florida has developed an ingeniously simple way to speed up research on rare diseases and other illnesses making drug discovery faster, cheaper, and better.
HyCarb out of Orlando, Florida has figured out how to harvest graphene from recyclable materials and, using nanotechnology, create much more powerful batteries.
Sensatek operates out of Orlando, Florida has invented a way to measure the surface temperature inside turbines in real time using ceramic wireless devices. This increases the efficiency and lowers the cost of everything from gas turbines to jet engines.
Rain Neuromorphics from Gainesville, Florida has created a microchip inspired by the parallel processing we see in biological brains. The chip dramatically speeds up Artificial Intelligence processing and makes it cheaper at the same time.
Sweet 16 Finalists
alphabetically ordered by company:
A new technology to desalinate brackish and saline water.
Blue Wave Gainesville
Rapid deodorization and disinfection device.
Cellvana Biotechnology Tampa
Tools to speed up rare cancer and stem cell therapy discovery.
Digitizes unclaimed property databases to simplify finding assets.
Current Kinetics Gainesville
Turbines to deliver energy from tidal flows and ocean currents.
A pediatric care mobile app that provides patient care instructions and reminders.
Nanotechnologies for energy-storage systems.
Innovative Detection Concepts Miami
Using drones and canines to fight an invasive beetle in avocados.
Rain Neuromorphics Gainesville
Neurofiber technology to speed up artificial intelligence processing.
SLBST Pharma Tampa
Non-hormonal therapy for the treatment of endometriosis.
Smart Barrel Miami
An application for construction managers to monitor job sites.
Wireless sensor for continuous temperature monitoring of gas turbines.
Standing Wave Fuel Reformer Gainesville
Low cost hydrogen production.
Smart particles for corrosion protection.
Two Degrees Boca Raton
Social Network that connects mutual friends
VideoPura Fort Lauderdale
Perceptual video processing that removes inefficiencies in video encoding and streaming