|September 03, 2014
Florida Institute Funds Sarasota
based Cool Flow Dynamics
GAINESVILLE & BOCA RATON,
Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Florida Institute
for the Commercialization of Public
Research (the Institute) announced today
that it has finalized a funding agreement
with Cool Flow Dynamics; a Sarasota based
company that is developing an energy
efficiency solution for open-case display
refrigerators used by food and beverage
retailers. The Institute supports new company
creation based on publicly-funded research,
and bridges early funding gaps for
companies spinning out of Florida-based
universities and research institutions.
|September 27, 2014
Cool Flow Dynamics Awarded
$75,000 in Grants from the Florida
High Tech Corridor Program.
GAINESVILLE, Fla.-- Cool Flow Dynamics
has announced that the Company has been
awarded $75,000 in new grants towards its
research and development of advanced fuel
efficiency solutions surrounding the use of
the University of Florida proprietary plasma
Earlier this past summer, the Company
secured exclusive global technology licenses
from the University of Florida to develop its
solutions, around which the most recent
grants were awarded.
|April 7, 2015
Cool Flow Dynamics Introduces a New
SARASOTA, Fla.-- Cool Flow Dynamics has
introduced a new look logo to better reflect
the diverse product development projects it is
The submission for requests on designs
resulted in nearly 300 submissions from
several dozen designers from across the
globe. The final winner was chosen through a
voting process which included staff,
customers, clients, colleagues and investors
of the Company.
|July 1, 2015
Cool Flow Dynamics: Improve Fuel
Efficiency on Trucks by 10%
GAINESVILLE, Fla - Cool Flow Dynamics Inc.
has released the results of Phase 1 and 2
testing of scaled trucks in a wind tunnel
environment at the University of Florida. The
results at speeds varying between 30 - 70 mph
showed overall vehicle drag reductions of up
The Department of Transportation estimates
that a trailer truck operating at 70 mph uses
65% of its fuel simply to overcome drag. By
extrapolating the data from this
demonstration, a 14.77% reduction in overall
drag would equate to a fuel savings of just
under 10%. In economic terms, the average
long haul carrier truck would save between
$5,000 - $6,000 per year at current gas prices.
|October 15, 2015
Company Secures Additional Funding
to Accelerate Development
SARASOTA, Fla - Cool Flow Dynamics Inc.,
has secured an additional round of angel
funding based upon the most recent
advancements in the development of an
aerodynamic air flow solution to reduce drag
and improve fuel efficiency.
Most significantly, the company may be on
the verge of announcing significant
breakthroughs in the development of its
|December 1, 2015
Cool Flow Dynamics Opens a New
Office in Sarasota, Florida
SARASOTA, FL - Cool Flow Dynamics Inc.,
has announced the opening of its new office
located in Sarasota County Florida to
accommodate its growing staff and research
"The location is great for us as we can easily
grow into the full 3000 square foot footprints
that these units provide" stated Mr.Watanabe.
"The floor plans here provide us with the
ability to support R & D, administrative
support and warehousing capability. In
addition we are surrounded by the paradise
that we call Sarasota in this Gulf of Mexico...
|February 2, 2016
Cool Flow Dynamics Achieves 15.7%
Power Use Reduction in Open Case
SARASOTA, FL - Cool Flow Dynamics Inc.,
has announced that in early stage
development of its new energy efficiency
solutions for open case refrigeration that it
has achieved a 15.7% reduction in power use.
According to the CEO Mr. Watanabe, "the
first devices that we are currently developing
would come in under a 1 year payback and
could be installed in about 15 - 20 minutes."
The Company expects to release a Beta
version of its overall product by as early as...
|February 28, 2016
CFD Achieves 18% Drag Reduction Up
from 14% and overcomes Ozone Issue
Flint, Michigan - In its latest wind tunnel testing
has achieved 16% drag reduction, which
equates to between a 10.8 - 11.7% fuel
efficiency for class 8 trucks.
As significant, the company has successfully
resolved the challenges related to the highly
sensitive power source issue as well as the
ozone challenges associated with plasma
actuators. Furthermore we have been able to
accomplish in a manner where we project we
will be able to offer aggressive ROI's with a
target number of 1 year ROI even in todays low
price gasoline environment.
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|July 21, 2016
Cool Flow Dynamics Presents at the
New York Venture Summit
New York, NY - CEO Kalu Watanabe and his
team were invited to present in the Cleantech
track of the New York Venture Summit. The
venue provides valuable exposure for young
start up and early stage companies. For Cool
Flow Dynamics this was the launch of what will
be a 1st Quarter 2017 "A" round funding goal.
The presentation was greeted with enthusiasm
by the crowd, that was treated to a unique,
easy to follow story of the company and its
products. The message that truly resonated
with the audience was the idea of "eliminating
the technology risk, but replicating the results",
the new company mantra.
|July 1, 2016
Cool Flow Dynamics Announces Final
Seed Round: $100k Committed
Sarasota, FL The Company has announced
that it will be launching a final seed round to
get the company through Beta testing, EPA
certifications and to bridge the company
through its A round. The Company will begin
expanding its efforts to increase the sales
channels for both Beta products in
Upon announcing its intention to raise more
capital, the company received a new
commitment for an additional $100,000.
The formal launch towards its A round
funding will occur at the New York Venture
Summit coming up on July 21.
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