Cade Prize Selects 21 Fibonacci Finalists
Finalists from Florida, Georgia and Alabama Showcase Diverse Innovation
Gainesville, FL, August 19, 2020 – The 21 Fibonacci Finalists for the Cade Prize competition have been selected by judges from Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The finalists represent firms that are independent groups and those affiliated with research universities throughout Florida, Georgia and Alabama. This is the first year that the Cade Prize has extended to all three states.
Name of Innovation/Invention
Florida Finalists (in alphabetical order) are as follows:
Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory
Neural-Enabled Prosthetic Hand System
Aviana Molecular Technologies, LLC
Digital Biosensing Platform with Artificial Intelligence
Hybrid Biometic Underwater Vehicle
CS0022-Class Compounds for the Treatment of Tinnitus
Connected Wise LLC
Smart Vision V2X System
Engineering Technologies, LLC
Multimedia Augmented Reality Vocabulary Learning (MARVL) Application
Advanced Systems for Clean Energy Transformation (ASCEnT)
Thin Film Plasma Reactors
Stentiford Safety Services
Structured Monitoring Products
Alabama finalists (in alphabetical order) are as follows:
AI Metrics LLC
MADE Health and Fitness LLC
My MADE App
Small Molecule Dual HIF 1 and 2 Inhibitors
Georgia Finalists (in alphabetical order) are as follows:
Precision MedCare, LLC
Noninvasive Precision Detection of Liver Fibrosis
“The caliber of this year’s Cade Prize entries is truly impressive and we’re so pleased to see such a diverse group of innovations and inventions represented by our Fibonacci Finalists,” said Richard Miles, Cade Museum Co-Founder and Board Vice President. “We are encouraged by the array of entrants and are poised to move ahead to the next round of judging while learning even more about these Finalist.”
The final judging and Cade Prize Award Ceremony will be held on September 30 to award five prizes totaling $50,000, consisting of one $21,000 First Prize, one $13,000 Second Prize, one $8,000 Third Prize, one $5,000 Fourth Prize, and a $3,000 Fifth Prize.
Since 2010, the Cade Prize has celebrated innovation by identifying, recognizing, and celebrating inventors and entrepreneurs, who, through an innovative invention, demonstrate a creative approach to addressing problems in their field of expertise.
“We want to thank Scott Mackenzie, our Cade Prize Awards Ceremony Chair, Florida Trend, our Presenting Media Sponsor, and Sponsor COX Media for their incredible support of this important event that honors and celebrates inventors,” added Miles.
To stay up to date on Cade Prize announcements as well as learn more about The Cade Museum, visit cademuseum.org/cade-museum-prize.
About the Cade
In 2004, Dr. James Robert Cade and his family established the Cade Museum Foundation to build the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention in Gainesville, Florida. The Cade’s mission is to transform communities by inspiring and equipping future inventors, entrepreneurs, and visionaries. Dr. Cade, a physician at the University of Florida, was best known as the leader of a research team that invented Gatorade in 1965. The Cade Museum is located at 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601. An independent 501(c)(3) public foundation, the museum receives no operational funding from federal, state, or local governments or the University of Florida. Visit CadeMuseum.org for more information.
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