11th Annual Cade Prize Announces Winning Innovations from Inventors in Florida

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention is proud to announce the 2020 First Place Cade Prize Winner – Nutrivert for its Nutrivert Antibiotic Replacement.

Congratulations to added Cade Prize Winners: Second Place Winner – Redhill Scientific for its Thin Film Plasma Reactors, Third Place Winner – Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory for its Neural-Enabled Prosthetic Hand System, Fourth Place Winner – Covanos for its C-HEART, and Fifth Place Winner – Structured Monitoring Products for its VetGuardian.

These five Cade Prize Winners share $50,000 in Prizes and each winner also receives $2,000 of in-kind legal services.

“We were inspired by the high-caliber of innovative Cade Prize submissions. It is thrilling to see such important innovation happening throughout the region, and we are honored to identify and celebrate innovation with the Cade Prize,” said Richard Miles, co-founder of the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention.

“We want to thank our esteemed panel of judges from AlabamaFlorida and Georgia,” Miles added.

The Cade Prize Awards Ceremony was hosted virtually on September 30th from the Cade Museum in Gainesville, Florida.

The featured speaker was Chad Corbitt whose Tutor Matching Service won the inaugural Cade Prize over a decade ago, and is now in 500+ schools in 10 countries and enjoys a newly signed partnership with Amazon.

This year, the Cade Prize was expanded beyond Florida to also include Alabama and Georgia.

The five Cade Prize winners were selected from 21 Fibonacci* Finalists, comprised of entries from independent groups and research universities throughout AlabamaFlorida, and Georgia.

Florida Fibonacci Finalists (in alphabetical order) were

Company Name

Innovation/Invention

Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory

Neural-Enabled Prosthetic Hand System

Agriculture Intelligence

Agroview

Aviana Molecular Technologies, LLC

Digital Biosensing Platform with Artificial Intelligence

BIUWAVE LLC

Hybrid Biometic Underwater Vehicle

Cognosetta, Inc.

CS0022-class compounds for the treatment of tinnitus

Connected Wise LLC

Smart Vision V2X System

Engineering Technologies, LLC

The Platypus

Lightguard

Lightguard

MARVLOUS

Multimedia Augmented Reality Vocabulary Learning (MARVL) application

Nhu Energy

Advanced Systems for Clean Energy Transformation (ASCEnT)

PQSecure Tech

Suite-Q

Redhill Scientific

Thin Film Plasma Reactors

Stentiford Safety Services

Sten Step

Structured Monitoring Products

VetGuardian

The Cade Prize celebrates pre-seed and seed stage innovations and has been an important part of the journey to market for past Finalists and Winners.

The Cade Prize thanks Scott Mackenzie, Cade Prize Awards Ceremony Chair, Presenting Media Sponsor Florida Trend Magazine, and added sponsors, the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, COX Communications, Gainesville Sun and Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk (SLE Patents).

For more information, visit www.cademuseum.org

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