September 2020 Contents

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Research Florida

The Electric Skies

The Electric Skies

A small Daytona Beach company wants to provide new power to aircraft makers.

5G: Out of Sight

InfraSite Solutions builts retractable underground storage units for 5G equipment.

Gulf Streaming Power

OceanBased Perpetual Energy has used 3 types of submerged turbines to generate power.

A+ in Commercialization

Florida universities punch above their weight turning research and innovation into new companies.

Reef Builders

New science helps restore a vital part of ocean infrastructure.

Labor Relations

Are CEOs from workin-class background less kind toward their employees?

A Breathalyzer for Pot

Cannabix is working on a device that police could use to test drivers.


The Chinese love shark fin soup - will they eat less if they know it's full of mercury?

Innovation around the State

Sea Salads, Eye-balling Big Data, Farmer Bot, Virtual Learning for Surgeons and more.


Up Front
The Strength of our Brand

I want to thank all of you for continuing to support Florida Trend.

Opening Amid COVID

Some restaurateurs have decided the time is right to open a restaurant.

Ed Chiles

"Mullet is the fish that built Cortez. This is not a trash fish. This is a wonderful fish."

Editor's Page
COVID - Some Perspective

Beyond politicized coverage, it's possible to say a few things that will hold up as we move forward.

Nursing Home Industry

No Room for Error

No Room for Error

Most long-term care facilities in Florida have had no COVID-19-related fatalities during the pandemic. But when the virus gets into a facility, the results can be disastrous.

Economic Backbone

Filling Tanks, Not Landfills

A group from USF has found a cheaper way to turn gasses from landfills into diesel fuel.

JEA Fallout Continues

An attempt to sell public utility has spawned investigations and a lawsuit.

The Face of Florida

The evolution toward a population that's majority minority has accelerated since 2010.

Community Portrait

Pinellas County
Forward Thinking

Thirty-five miles of sand. Yes, Pinellas county boasts world-famous beaches that tourists travel hundreds of miles to experience.

Around the State

Anti-Viral Building

Legacy Hotel & Residences will include a 100K-sq.ft. medical center.

Knee Deep in COVID-19

Boca Biolistics is working with companeis seeking COVID treatments.

Beyond PODS

PODS founder starts "fetchable storage" enterprise.

Sky's the Limit

An Orlando app developer builds on his 50-million downloaded MyRadar.

In Tune

"We're just trying ... to give musicians a chance to reach out to their fans."

Chef Prep

Belmont Hall has room for 10 aspiring chefs.

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Florida Business News

Florida News Releases

Florida Trend Video Pick

Mobile food truck provides fresh, free fruits and vegetables in Progress Village
Mobile food truck provides fresh, free fruits and vegetables in Progress Village

Hillsborough County and Feeding Tampa Bay are partnering with a local organization to provide healthy and fresh food in Progress Village. The Grow My Giving Mobile Fresh Market truck will provide free fruits and vegetables twice a month through at least September.

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