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Q&A: Phillip Furman, leader in fight against AIDs
September 11, 2018
Phillip Furman, co-inventor of the first drug effective against the HIV virus, has been inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame in a gala ceremony in downtown Tampa.

Three NAI Fellows Inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
September 11, 2018
Dr. Emery Brown, Dr. Richard Houghten and Dr. Sudipta Seal, all Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), were inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame on September 7, 2018. Seven innovators were inducted during the ceremony, which was held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown.

Spanx founder Sara Blakely, AIDS drug inventor Phillip Furman among seven innovators to join the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
September 10, 2018
Seven pioneers who changed the fields of health care, flight and fashion are the newest members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Among the group of 2018 inductees was Sara Blakely, inventor of Spanx.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts First USF Alum for Development of Life-Saving Drugs
September 07, 2018
A graduate of USF becomes the first alum to be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

1st USF alum selected for Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
September 06, 2018
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame will induct its first USF alumnus, Phillip Furman, MA ’72, during the 5th annual Induction Ceremony & Gala on Sept. 7. Furman, MA ’72, developed antiviral drugs used to treat some of the most deadly diseases of our times.

Simulation Pioneer Edwin Link Named to Inventors Hall of Fame
April 25, 2018
Edwin Link, considered the father of flight simulation and a key ally of Florida Institute of Technology and its founder, Jerry Keuper, has been named a 2018 inductee of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Local microbiologist helped develop first drug to slow effects of AIDS
April 22, 2018
One of the scientists who pioneered the first drug used to effectively treat AIDS, AZT, is a Palencia resident and a new inductee of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

The Latest in Florida Innovations
April 20, 2018
This collection of the latest research-related news from around the state, as posted and shared on the Florida Research Consortium’s website.

Seal to be Inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
April 16, 2018
UCF scientist Sudipta Seal, whose research has led to groundbreaking therapeutic applications in regenerative nanomedicine, has been chosen as a 2018 inductee into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

FAU Harbor Branch Co-Founder Edwin A. Link Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall Of Fame
April 16, 2018
The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

From creating Spanx pantyhouse to the flight simulator, these inventors are Hall of Famers
April 15, 2018
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is once again inducting prominent inventors into its ranks. The 2018 inductee class comprises seven inventors, ranging from the creator of Spanx undergarments to the mind behind the flight simulator.

From creating Spanx pantyhouse to the flight simulator, these inventors are Hall of Famers
April 13, 2018
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame is once again inducting prominent inventors into its ranks.

Dr. Herbert Wertheim to be inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
April 12, 2018
FIU benefactor Dr. Herbert Wertheim has been selected for the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achieve­ments have advanced the quality of life for Floridians and Americans nationwide.

Visionary Edwin Link Inducted Into Inventors Hall of Fame
April 12, 2018
The late Edwin A. Link, a driving force behind bringing FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute to Fort Pierce, is being inducted into the 2018 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Spanx founder and Clearwater native Sara Blakely poised to join elite group of Florida innovators
April 12, 2018
Blakely is among the seven inventors who make up the 2018 class of inductees in Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for the state and the nation.

Spanx founder Sara Blakely poised to join elite group of Florida innovators
April 12, 2018
Blakely is among the seven inventors who make up the 2018 class of inductees in Hall of Fame, which recognizes Florida inventors whose achievements have advanced the quality of life for the state and the nation. Sara Blakely, the Clearwater native who created Spanx, will join Thomas Edison and Henry Ford in the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductees
April 11, 2018
The inventors of the flight simulator and SPANX® are among this year’s innovators elected.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame to Induct USF Alum Phillip Furman
April 11, 2018
Furman’s discoveries led to development of anti-viral drugs that have saved millions of lives worldwide.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announces 2018 Inductees (EurekAlert!)
April 11, 2018
The inventors of the flight simulator and SPANX® are among this year’s innovators elected

 


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