Cade Museum Prize "Sweet 16"
March Madness is still a month away, but we know who made technology's "Sweet 16." The people who run the Cade Museum Prize have announced their semi-finalists.
The $50,000 prize goes to a Florida technology startup company or inventor with ground-breaking ideas that needs some seed money.
Eight of the 16 entries are based in Alachua County.
They list ranges from an early screening device for head and neck cancer to a social networking software program for newsrooms.
The Final Four will be announced April 23rd...and the winner will be crowned on May 11th.
From a Cade Museum press release:
2012 Cade Museum Prize "Sweet 16" Finalists
The 16 finalists for the $50,000 Cade Museum Prize are listed alphabetically by contact name. For more information about the competition, visit www.cademuseum.org.
Alex Green/Green Pyrolizer Gasifier/Gainesville
Matthew Herbolich/Mind2Market Non Contact Vital Sign Monitor/Gainesville
Phil Hipol/Electronic Catheter Stethoscope/Tampa
Stephen Hsu/Delivery of Large Therapeutic Compounds/Gainesville
Qun Huo/Nanoparticle-Enabled Bioanalytical Technology/Orlando
Matthew Kim/Early Screening for Head and Neck Cancer/Miami
Ian Knapp/Portable Chlorine Dioxide Generation/Gainesville
Kathleen Lovell/Pacifier Activated Lullaby/St. Johns
Dominica Maggio/A New Kind of Topical Anesthetic/Miami
David Massias/Digital Clinical Experience/Gainesville
Joseph Moss/Spin Concentrator and Method/Pensacola
Craig Pagan/Navitech Delivery System/Melbourne
Ernesto Pretto/Intravenous Delivery Systems for Volatile Gas Anesthetics/Coral Gables
Kim Wilson/Social Newsdesk/Newberry
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