Innovation Corps

The Kinetic Crutch Tip (courtesy Moterum)
Innovation Corps

For the past few years, the University of South Florida has ranked as one of the top U.S. universities when it comes to the number of patents granted.
As a result, the school is one of only three dozen institutes nationwide to be recognized as an “Innovation Corps Site” by the National Science Foundation. That means USF will help inventors, not just from the university but around the region, learn how to turn their ideas into potential products. We’ll take a look at what this means – as well as meet an inventor being helped by the effort – on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

Video Extras

Kinetic Crutch Tip (Technical) - NSF I-Corps - Team 379

Video Extras

Kinetic Crutch Tip (Lessons Learned) - NSF I-Corps - Team 379

Video Extras

Green Energy from Wastewater (ICARUS)

Demonstration of Moterum's Kinetic Crutch Tip

Moterum produced a video talking about the lessons they learned from the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps training.

Demonstration of the ICARUS project, which produces green energy from wastewater.

More Information: 

USF Research & Innovation
813-974-5570  website

USF Office of Technology Transfer start-up companies

National Science Foundation Innovation Corps
703- 292-5111   website

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday after the 7:45 AM newscast | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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