See First-Hand Business Planning Success Stories from Clients

The UCF Business Incubation Program proudly features many business planning success stories for current and future clients to find inspiration in and enjoy. Since its founding in 1999, the Program has helped hundreds of companies grow into successful enterprises. To see how clients and graduates have benefited from the program, take a look at the business incubation portfolio below.

Rini Technologies

Rini Technologies

When Dan Rini was awarded $100,000 by the military to commercialize his technology to create high-tech cooling systems for lasers, electronics and soldiers, he turned to the UCFBIP for assistance. Today, Rini Technologies employs approximately 20 people and has grown with an impressive client list including the U.S. Army, the Air Force Research Laboratory and NASA. Engineering & Computer Simulations, Inc.

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NanoSpective

NanoSpective

NanoSpective specializes in using advanced scientific instruments to analyze areas of interest 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. “At the inception of NanoSpective we had four highly trained scientists with strong connections to UCF who were ready to offer a much-needed service, but no business background,” said Brenda Prenitzer, NanoSpective Co-founder. “The expertise we received has allowed us to develop the requisite skills to operate a successful business and helped us to fiscally navigate the difficult waters of the recent year,” she added.

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OptiGrate

OptiGrate

OptiGrate brought to market the innovative technology of volume Bragg-grating optical filters, which are used in industries including defense, aerospace, telecommunications, and microchip fabrication. OptiGrate was named a 2011 “Florida Companies to Watch” award winner. In 2012, the company moved to a larger manufacturing facility and was awarded the President’s Award by the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida (MACF) in the small manufacturer category.

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Hoverfly Technologies, Inc.

Hoverfly Technologies, Inc.

Designed by Hoverfly Technologies, Inc., Hoverfly Cinematic Aerial Robots are used in the production of films, popular television programming and commercials, on networks such as Animal Planet, History Channel, and NBC Sports. Recently, the company’s technology was used to take viewers to the practice range to see how players prepared for the PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Make Your Own UCF Business Incubation Program Success Story

Getting started with the UCF Business Incubation Program is obligation free. You can begin by learning more about the application process today. There’s no faster, more effective way to help your company grow.