Cade Prize Sweet 16 Finalist Expo

April 10th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

The Cade Museum, has invited all to explore the ideas and cutting-edge inventions of Florida-based visionaries and inventors competing for the 10th Annual Cade Prize. The Cade Prize rewards inventors and entrepreneurs who demonstrate a creative approach to addressing problems ​in their field of expertise ​resulting in an innovative invention.

These “Sweet 16” Finalists are in the final round of judging for the Cade Prize competition which will be awarded on Saturday, May 18th at our Inventivity Bash. Doors will open at 6:00pm. Come meet the “Sweet 16” Finalists, listen to short presentations from a randomly chosen few, and enjoy light appetizers and drinks.

Sweet Sixteen Finalists

Anchor Biologics: Enzymes that suppress inflammatory diseases. (Gainesville, FL)

Ator Labs, Inc.: Device that simulates human metabolism to test and certify respiratory protective devices. (Tallahassee, FL)

Auxadyne: ​Foam that expands under pressure for use in medical devices and protective equipment. (Gainesville, FL)

Capacitech Energy: High-power, high-density conductor that increases battery life and capacity. (Orlando, FL)

Extreme Comms Lab: Underwater wireless communication technology. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Florida Insect Control Group, LLC.: Virus-spreading urban mosquito control. (Gainesville, FL)

HealthSnap: Bluetooth devices that digitally shift from reactive to preventive healthcare. (Miami, FL)

Locus Agricultural Solutions, LLC.: “Agriculture Probiotics” that improve crop yields. (Orlando, FL)

Nano Discovery, Inc.: Blood test that detects immune activity and early stage infection in livestock. (Orlando, FL)

NiekAab Desal, LLC.: Pocket-sized, customizable water quality sensor and treatment analysis device. (Gainesville, FL)

Path Optical Systems, Inc.: Small and affordable fiber optics that transport information at the speed of light. (Orlando, FL)

PQSecure Technologies: Cybersecurity encryption that protects against quantum computer attacks. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

SciKey Diagnostics: Artificial Intelligence-based diagnostic test for early detection of Alzheimer’s. (West Palm Beach, FL)

Sea’s the Future, LLC: Clean, scalable, closed system for harvesting energy from tidal sources. (Jacksonville, FL)

UWF Center for Applied Psychology: Portable, customizable mobile training app to improve situation awareness among medical professionals. (Tallahassee, FL)

Thor ORE: Portable, environmentally safe filtration system for mining of multiple precious metals. (Orlando, FL)

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