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Hernando County Government Streamlines Permitting Process With AutoReview.AI

The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners recently approved the onboarding of AutoReview.AI to streamline the permit approval process and review development plans for compliance purposes. AutoReview.AI, a UF startup and UF Accelerate resident client, specializes in elevating efficiency by reviewing land and permits in seconds using their artificial intelligence technology. This ensures accuracy when tracking compliance and allows planners to focus on the more specific and nuanced parts of community development.

Oragenics, Inc. Announces Private Placement

Oragenics, a UF startup, is partnering with healthcare investors. They've privately placed 404,728 shares of common stock and 404,728 shares of Series E Mirroring Preferred Stock to fight infectious diseases, including coronaviruses.

UF Startups Among Companies Selected for U.S. Funding to Reduce Carbon Emissions

UF startup Micro Nano Technologies, incubating at UF Innovate | Accelerate at The Hub, is one of six companies sharing $16.2 million in funding for decarbonizing paper and forest products. The goal is to reduce net energy GHG emissions in the paper and forest products industry including increasing the share of renewable energy used, electrification, carbon capture, and energy efficiency.

Finding Fires With Lightning Speed

To address this urgent problem, Fire Neural Network (FNN), a company based in Gainesville, Florida, is utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to expedite the identification of devastating wildfires from 24 hours to just 40 seconds.

Glint Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA IND Acceptance for Clinical Study for Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of Antibiotic Drug-Releasing Contact Lens, ACL5

UF startup Glint Pharmaceuticals (Glint), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing a next-generation contact lens drug delivery technology, announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to evaluate its antibiotic drug delivery contact lens, ACL5. Glint anticipates beginning the investigation in Q2 2023.

A Founder’s Collaboration Skills May Be the Key to Success, Especially in Deep Tech

Accelerators like UF Innovate are crucial to the early-stage economy, and to innovation in the United States. It’s at places like these that new technologies can be brought to the market, including technologies that with a profound effect on people’s lives and health. One UF Innovate company, for instance, is MYOLYN, which makes therapy systems for people with neurological disorders and injuries, like multiple sclerosis or stroke.

Startup Spotlight: Slice Engineering

Imagine 3D printing a body part for a major organ transplant surgery to save a person’s life. The backgrounds of both co-founders, Daniel Barousse and Chris Montgomery, have been influenced by this incredible technology. Their curiosity and insights into creating a better and more dynamic 3D printing experience for their clients were the geneses of UF Innovate | Accelerate client resident, Slice Engineering.
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