2023 Media

2023 News Articles / Press Releases

USF selected to host hundreds of young inventors from across the state in annual competition (PDF)
November 7, 2023
The University of South Florida was named the official Florida state affiliate for Invention Convention Worldwide (ICW), a competition from The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation geared toward young inventors. For the first time, the nationally recognized program will be held in Florida.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Takes Center Stage in New Episode of “Florida Road Trip” Series
July 26, 2023
In this episode of “Florida Road Trip,” host Allison Godlove teams up with Jamie Spurrier, Program Manager of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, to explore the pioneering history of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame and innovation in Florida.

Celebrating the Arrival of James Howard: A Catalyst of Innovation Joins the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Advisory Board and Selection Committee
July 26, 2023
Announcing the addition of James Howard, Executive Director of the Black Inventors Hall of Fame, to our esteemed Advisory Board and Selection Committee. 

Reflecting on an Amazing Summer at the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame: Revolutionizing the Future with AI!
July 26, 2023
Floridians have been at the forefront of advancing AI, and we are proud to have partnered with esteemed organizations and experts to bring you the Florida Innovation Summer Innovation Series: Revolutionizing the Future with AI.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame’s Young Innovators Recognized by Tampa Bay ABC Action News!
July 26, 2023
Inspiring achievements from Hillsborough County young innovators: Lillian and Mahi, two exceptional minds who garnered national recognition at the prestigious Raytheon Invention Convention National Competition held in Dearborn, Michigan.

Celebrating Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees: ASEMFL Welcomes Two, while One Receives the Prestigious Trailblazer Award
July 26, 2023
Dr. Norma A. Alcantar and Dr. Jason Eichenholz, Inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, were elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL).

Reflecting on the Inspiring Collaboration of IGNITE and USF Upward Bound through the Rising TIDE Program
July 26, 2023
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (FIHF) and USF Upward Bound Program (UBP) proudly joined together to ignite the spark of innovation for the UBP Math and Science students.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Announces 2023 Inductees (PDF)
May 1, 2023
Florida Inventors Hall of Fame celebrates 10 years and will induct 10 inventors who have shaped our everyday lives.

A UF professor emeritus of medicine and an engineering alumna elected for Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
May 1, 2023
A University of Florida ophthalmology professor emeritus who has led a decades-long effort to reverse genetic forms of vision loss and an engineering alumna who is a pioneer in the semiconductor polishing industry are among 10 new members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announced today.