Veterans at UCF Hone Skills, Experience to Become Entrepreneurs

Veterans at UCF Hone Skills, Experience to Become Entrepreneurs

Take a military daughter, add degrees in psychology, management and human-resource development, mix in more than 20 years in the Air Force and eight years of company ownership and you’ve got a candidate poised to succeed as an entrepreneur. Except for one thing – the needed expertise to scale from the startup stage to a […]

UCF Business Incubation Program Named Veterans Florida Network Partner

The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program will offer up to 40 veterans free training in how to start and run a business, thanks to funding and network partner status from the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program. The program will reimburse UCF up to $85,000 to provide the four-month-long training module. “We are fully committed […]

UCF Business Incubation Program Receives International Designation to Help Foreign Firms Expand to Central Florida

The UCF Business Incubation Program announced that it has been designated as a Soft Landings International Incubator by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). The NBIA – the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship with more than 2,200 members in over 60 nations – identifies incubators that have specialized programs and/or facilities that help […]

UCF Incubation Program Sustains 3,350 Jobs

Small businesses are making a significant impact on the Central Florida economy generated by the tools, training and infrastructure provided to local entrepreneurs by the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program.  A recent study reveals that more than 3,350 jobs and an estimated $620 million in economic output are the result of companies assisted […]

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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.