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The University of Central Florida Pledges $17 Million for Smart Sensor Research Facility

Matt Ball on June 26, 2014 - in Sensors

After the success of Medical City at Lake Nona, anchored by the UCF College of Medicine, the Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center hopes to bring new jobs and continue to stimulate the economy of Central Florida while creating the world’s first smart-sensor consortium.

UCF has provided a total of $17 million to help design, create and staff a new smart sensor research and incubation facility in Osceola County. The total cost of the project will be $75 million to complete and $120 million to support and operate in the first five years, but most of this money will come from Osceola County.

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