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.
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.
Commercializing a medical food that helps maintain hydration and restore normal GI function during chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
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.
A biomaterials company engaging in the research, creation, and commercialization of biomaterial products for the scientific, academic and biotechnology communities.
A medical-technology company developing and commercializing patient-centric monitoring solutions for the healthcare industry.
Developing gene-therapy cures for rare eye diseases.
A leading medical technology company dedicated to peripheral nerve repair.
Developing adult stem-cell therapy for diabetes and cancer.
A biotech company focusing on the development of oncolytic viruses for cancer.
Harnessing the power of cells as tools, technologies and therapies.
Nanotechnology to improve pharmaceuticals.
An integrated biopharmaceutical company with a focus on development and manufacturing.
Provides superior-performance, magnetic-based tools to address global markets and to underpin the research and development of current and future nanoparticle, magnetic particle, cancer therapy, drug delivery, genetic screening and gene therapy programs.
Drug discovery and development from marine biology-based research.
OneVax is a drug-development company focused on stemming the epidemic of autoimmune disease, particularly type 1 diabetes through novel particle-based formulations that eliminate the self-destructive immune responses of such disorders, with significant advantages over traditional therapies: the capacity for controlled time release, improved stability, and localized delivery
A biopharmaceutical company focused primarily on oral probiotics products and novel antibiotics for humans and companion pets.
A life sciences company focused on developing proprietary, broad-based technologies for infection prevention and control in the consumer and healthcare markets.
Treatment for iron overload disease
A first-in-class therapy for pancreatic cancer.
A drug-development company primarily focused on orphan disease indications which have a uric acid imbalance as well as metabolic syndrome, diabetes and diabetic nephropathy.
A medical-device company developing an imaging platform for improved detection and monitoring of breast cancer in women of all breast tissue densities.
A leader in developing in vitro diagnostic products to address unmet clinical needs for the detection of traumatic brain injury.
A bioengineering company devoted to the development and commercialization of automated systems that accelerate life-science technology.
Developing and commercializing unique, well-characterized antibody reagents and ELISA type assays for academic, biopharmaceutical and clinical research.
Improving the lives of individuals with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and their families through research and development, and service.
Commercializing a device for swallowing and coughing difficulties.
Commercializing the first in-home technology specifically designed for the unique needs of the cognitively impaired and their caregivers.
Making detection of neurological disorders fast and easy.
Commercializing ID-Cap, a powerful platform for in-body communications.
A medical-device company commercializing a wireless, electrode-based, electronic maternal-fetal monitor sensor replacement system that measures labor contractions and the heart rates of both mother and child.
A medical-device company developing innovative technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders.
A medical image analysis company that provides innovative software to improve the precision and early detection of sight-threatening retinal vascular diseases.
Sharklet Technologies is developing and bringing to market surface technologies that are designed to inhibit or enhance microorganism growth.
Developing an off-the-shelf baby monitor that detects infants' breathing patterns remotely; Remmo , the company's first product, will be the first patented, noncontact, noninvasive infant vital sign monitor on the market.  http://http://www.remmobaby.com/
Zero-contact vital-signs monitoring.
A medical-device company developing advanced radiation therapy technology for the treatment of cancer.
A biomedical technology company that has developed a compact, handheld instrument to eliminate skin tags in adults and remove digits in infants born with extra fingers or toes.
Research, development, sales and service of biological products for pest control and environmental protection, contract research and biopesticide consultant services.
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.
A development-stage biotechnology company developing, producing and licensing new technologies for crop improvement and pathogen control.
Offering DNA genotyping and data analysis solutions for applications in the agriculture, forestry and livestock industries.
An unmanned-aircraft solutions provider that integrates engineering and manufacturing with services that enable the technology for federal, state, local, and commercial clients.
Enabling semiconductor manufacturers to produce integrated circuits with maximum security, safe from malicious side-channel attacks at ultra-low levels of power.
Commecializing ecofriendly, long-lasting hydrogel fishing baits with scent-based attractants.
Manufacturer of Gallium Nitride (GaN) substrate structures for the LED and wide band-gap power electronics markets, using critically differentiated technology and manufacturing processes to produce very low cost devices that address targeted markets.
A technology-development company commercializing miniaturized instrumentation that monitors health of aerospace propulsion systems and enables reduced aircraft noise and improved fuel efficiency.
Bringing innovative nanomaterials and production techniques to enable market-altering improvements to displays, solar panels, as well as other electronic device industries
Bringing efficiency to transportation networks through optimization, simulation and data analytics solutions.
A developer of small unmanned aerial vehicle systems and related technologies, most notably the Maveric, a breakthrough composite carbon fiber UAV.
Mobile network emulation technology.
Revolution in microbial contamination control.
A technology development company specializing in innovative technologies for use on constellations of microsatellites.
Develops products via planarization-enabled technologies used in semiconductor manufacturing for computer chips, solid state lighting, and power devices.
Global leader in wireless Embedded Data Collector (EDC) solutions precast into concrete and used to determine pile capacity and integrity in real-time.
Commercializing low-temperature surface plasma devices for removing biological and chemical contamination from our environments.
Energy efficiency for open-case refrigeration.
A software-as-service company with a complete utility-to-customer platform that assists utility companies and their customers in energy conservation.
A solar-energy company commercializing an adhesive polymer that can increase the power output of existing photovoltaic cells by up to 30 percent.
Manufacturing and selling high-value chemicals made from renewable, sustainable feedstocks.
A fusion of compassion, capitalism and entrepreneurism – created by remarkable scientists around the world working on breakthroughs in energy and water using nanotechnology with immense possibilities.
Affordable fuel-cell power generation systems for commercial, industrial, residential, military and mobile applications.
Diagnoses and designs solutions for reducing discharges of pollutants into the environment.
Converting the sun’s heat to gasoline
An environmental-technology company commercializing indoor air purification equipment that rapidly and safely destroys all airborne bacteria, viruses, mold, and volatile organic compounds.
Developing fusion power to reduce the world's reliance on fossil fuels and nuclear fission and to transform the energy landscape.
A cleantech company on a mission to replace traditional plastics and substandard, sustainable, degradable plastics with Gatoresin® for disposable uses.
Connecting students and faculty to leading educational programs.
Affordable and complete online business solutions.
A cloud-based software company that leverages 3D mapping technology to unleash the digital world into reality.
A health-technology company developing a flexible wellness currency that increases access to the top wellness experiences, starting with the fitness market.
A technology company that has developed a next-generation IT security and analytics solution for Big Data environments.
An educational software developer of rich, interactive learning environments including the Digital Clinical Experience™ for nursing and allied health education programs.
Powerful, affordable marketing automation for everyone.
Automated consumer intelligence for direct-to-consumer brands.
A telemedicine platform that delivers effective mental health therapy via college and university counseling centers, employee assistance programs, outpatient and inpatient medical and mental health centers, and private practicioners.
Smartphone emergency alerts
A supply-chain IT company bringing unprecedented visibility to perishable logistics by providing real-time, actionable data for every item to maximize quality and safety from farm to fork.