2017 Cade Prize Sweet 16 Finalists
A new technology to desalinate brackish and saline water
Blue Wave (Gainesville)
Rapid deodorization and disinfection device
Cellvana Biotechnology (Tampa)
Tools to speed up rare cancer and stem cell therapy discovery
Digitizes unclaimed property databases to simplify finding assets
Current Kinetics (Gainesville)
Turbines to deliver energy from tidal flows and ocean currents
A pediatric care mobile app that provides
patient care instructions and reminders
Nanotechnologies for energy-storage systems…
Chinese-owned Volvo the first traditional carmaker to fully embrace electric and hybrid production.
“This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” Volvo’s president Håkan Samuelsson said in a statement Wednesday.
Volvo said it would launch five fully electric cars between 2019 and 2021. Three of them will carry the Volvo brand, and the other two will come from the company’s high-performance unit Polestar.
A company looking to solve the world’s energy problems while reducing global pollution plans to bring 220 jobs to Volusia County in the next 10 years.
Ambitious? Yes. Impossible? Not so, said Andrew Heath, president of HyCarb Inc., an early-stage energy storage company that will take up residence in Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex on Aug. 1. (2017)
HyCarb Inc., a Florida-based, woman-owned small business developing the next generation of energy harvesting and storage devices such as batteries, fuel cells, solar panels and more, has signed on as a Tenant Partner at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Research Park with the goal of bringing more than 220 highly-skilled professional jobs to Volusia County in the next 10 years.
Model wears world’s first graphene dress at Manchester launch. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian
It is the super-thin “wonder material” scientists think could revolutionise every aspect of human life.
Now graphene – which is just one atom thick and a million times thinner than human hair – looks set to storm the catwalks of Paris, New York and Milan in a hi-tech twist on the little black dress.
HIGH TIDE 07.20.151:00 AM ET Climate Seer James Hansen Issues His Direst Forecast Yet James Hansen’s new study explodes conventional goals of climate diplomacy and warns of 10 feet of sea level rise before 2100. The good news is, we can fix it. James Hansen, the former NASA scientist whose congressional testimony put global warming […]
Approximately 10.8 Billion batteries end up in landfills across the United States every year. In order to reduce the number of batteries that end up in the garbage, HyCarb, Inc., is now building a better rechargeable battery that will last five times (5X) longer, charge five times (5X) faster, is less toxic, won’t catch fire, and is up to 99% recyclable.