Startup Companies

The UF Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) helped start more than 160 biomedical and technology companies based on university research. Here, you can read OTL-produced Company Opportunity Sheets, view websites and watch videos about a selection of these startups. The list is continually updated and categorized under accordion menus. See an alphabetized list of startup companies here.

Human Healthcare

  • Clinipace

    A global full-service digital contract research organization (dCRO) that has pioneered an innovative service model to serve the unique needs of venture-backed, mid-tier, and strategic pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device firms.

  • Entrinsic Health Solutions

    Commercializing a medical food that helps maintain hydration and restore normal GI function during chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

  • Gila Therapeutics, Inc.

    Gila Therapeutics, Inc. is a biomedical technology company targeting a new pathway to treat obesity by increasing fullness, decreasing caloric intake and producing weight loss.

  • HyGreen

    A medical-technology company commercializing the HyGreen Hand Hygiene Recording and Reminding System, the first and most comprehensive tool to definitively monitor adherence to hand hygiene protocol.


    Creates rehab technology for people with neurological disorders fighting to achieve ambitious health and athletic goals.

  • Prometheon Pharma

    Eliminating needle injections. Shaping the future of drug delivery.

  • Saisijin Biotech

    A biomaterials company engaging in the research, creation, and commercialization of biomaterial products for the scientific, academic and biotechnology communities.

  • Xhale

    A medical-technology company developing and commercializing patient-centric monitoring solutions for the healthcare industry.



Medical Device


  • BioProdex

    Research, development, sales and service of biological products for pest control and environmental protection, contract research and biopesticide consultant services.

  • Florida Insect Control Group

    A mosquito-control technology company dedicated to the development of products that can be used worldwide in the fight against the leading infectious disease-carrying pest, the mosquito.

    Read Florida Insect Control Group Company Opportunity Sheet

  • Integrated Plant Genetics Inc.

    A development-stage biotechnology company developing, producing and licensing new technologies for crop improvement and pathogen control.

  • RAPiD Genomics

    Offering DNA genotyping and data analysis solutions for applications in the agriculture, forestry and livestock industries.