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The Florida Research Consortium (FRC) is a strategic partnership of education, business and government formed specifically to advocate for knowledge-based economic development in Florida.

Founded in 2001, FRC works to increase awareness of the cutting-edge research that is under way throughout the state of Florida and to enhance the diversity and strength of Florida’s innovation economy through the commercialization of that research.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
FIU: Origami research continues to unfold

Professor Stavros Georgakopoulos shows how researchers are bringing age-old origami techniques to 21st century space. ..

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
UNF: Pioneer Study Examines Declining Coral Reef Health Due to Pesticides and Sea Surface Temperatures

In order to better understand the combined effects of mosquito pesticides and rising sea-surface temperatures, Dr. Cliff Ross, an associate professor of biology at the University of North Florida, along with scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory, exposed larvae from the coral, Porites astreoides, to selected concentrations of pesticides and temperatures. ..

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
With a Magic Leap, South Florida venture capital jumps in Q4, 2014

For the venture capital industry nationwide, 2014 was the year of the megadeal, and Magic Leap, which is creating augmented reality technology in Dania Beach, brought in the third-largest financing round of the year. It’s $542 million venture round last quarter, with investors including Google, Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins and others, was only eclipsed by two $1.2 billion rounds by Uber, the ride-sharing company. ..

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