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March 26, 2017

Technology/Innovation

Dwayne and Mary Helen McCay Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

University President, First Lady hold 15 joint patents Read more »
Published on 3/24/2017

Amgen to open Capability Center in Tampa

Leading global biotechnology company expects to create 450 new jobs and invest $25 million by the end of 2018. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2017

B/E Aerospace stockholders approve merger with Rockwell Collins

B/E Aerospace, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products, announced that B/E Aerospace stockholders voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger Read more »
Published on 3/10/2017

Increasing Florida's high-tech footprint beneficial to state economy

The Bluffs, an industrial area being developed in Pensacola, was used as a case sample to project jobs created by increasing manufacturing. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2017

Tech Mahindra to acquire US-based healthcare IT services & consulting firm

Move to strengthen position in healthcare provider space and give access to marquee customers and healthcare consultants. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2017

FPL announces sites selected for eight new solar power plants

Florida Power & Light Company today announced the names and locations of its 2017 and 2018 universal solar projects, consisting of eight new 74.5-megawatt solar power plants that will be built over the next 12 months. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2017

SpaceX to send privately crewed Dragon spacecraft beyond the moon next year

From SpaceX: We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year." Read more »
Published on 2/28/2017

Tech Data completes acquisition of Avnet's Technology Solutions business

Creates premier global IT distributor with the most diverse end-to-end solutions from the data center to the living room -- Also, Tech Data announces corporate and regional leadership of combined company Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Lockheed Martin Announces Multi-Year Plan to Relocate Fleet Ballistic Missile Program to Other U.S. Facilities

Company plans to move 650 positions by 2024 to co-locate key skills and infrastructure Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Florida Tech science cargo headed to Space Station

SpaceX CRS-10 mission carrying charge injection device from FIT Read more »
Published on 2/23/2017

UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes

­ Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, particularly from the rising costs of delivering packages to e­commerce customers. Read more »
Published on 2/21/2017

Kennedy Space Center back in launch business — this time for business

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon. Read more »
Published on 2/20/2017

Aerospace manufacturing company, 170 highly skilled jobs, coming to Bay County

The St. Joe Company and the Bay Economic Development Alliance welcome GKN Aerospace to Venture Crossings Enterprise Centre Read more »
Published on 2/15/2017

SpaceX to hit fastest launch pace with new Florida site

Space Exploration Technologies Corp, better known as SpaceX, plans to launch its Falcon 9 rockets every two to three weeks, its fastest rate since starting launches in 2010, once a new launch pad is put into service in Florida next week, the company's president told Reuters on Monday. Read more »
Published on 2/7/2017

Last Look Before Lift-Off: SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Encapsulated for Launch

The Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS missile warning satellite was enclosed in its protective launch vehicle fairing for Jan. 19 launch Read more »
Published on 1/12/2017

Florida Poly introduces new autonomous vehicles course in partnership with MIT

A brand new course called “Autonomous Systems and Self-Driving Vehicles” starts in the Spring 2017 semester. Dr. Dean Bushey, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel with more than 10 years of experience developing and advancing autonomous systems, will teach the course. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2016

On the move: Innovations at a web-based logistics company

A Tampa man starts a web-based business that lets retailers and others take advantage of excess space on trucks to ship their products. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

Promising startups are innovating in Florida

A look at some of Florida's most innovative new companies. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

UF ranks third nationally for licensing its technologies

The University of Florida is ranked third in the nation for licenses and options executed on technologies developed at the university level, a measure of how successful its ideas are in the marketplace. Read more »
Published on 11/18/2016

Port Everglades Launches Mobile Passport Control Program

First U.S. Cruise Port to Use the New App Read more »
Published on 11/4/2016

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