November 11, 2019

Research Florida

What happened to auto company Rivian?

Florida Trend discovered auto company Rivian in 2011. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Research Florida: Around the State

The city of Winter Haven says it has embarked on a Smart City initiative to improve government operations Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Tampa's University Mall gets redeveloped into “research village”

University Mall in Tampa was once a go-to shopping destination. But the suburban-style mall eventually fell out of favor as other shopping centers opened in the 1990s and early 2000s. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Space Florida's rocket science financing

Some of the deals that spurred redevelopment of the Space Coast have involved creative use of tax incentives. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Orlando's self-driving startup, Luminar Technologies

Can an Orlando startup overcome a host of challenges to help Central Florida make a name in self-driving autos? Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Tampa Bay has high hopes for Erik Maltais' Immertec virtual reality startup

A former high-school dropout and Marine security guard now leads a tech startup in Tampa that's attracted investments from Steve Case and customers like Johnson & Johnson. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Innovations in Florida

A roundup of stories on the latest research being done in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Business Profile: Harris Corp. Plays to Its Strengths

Over seven years, Harris has abandoned its diversification strategy to focus primarily on building high-tech equipment for governments. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Droning on

Florida companies, entrepreneurs and schools are all-in as commercial use of drones skyrockets. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

High-Tech, Low-Carb: Profile of Ken Ford

Ken Ford co-founded an institute that made its name in computers, artificial intelligence and engineering. Scientific prestige is now meeting fame: The institute and Ford have become well-known for their expertise in the high-fat, no-carb ketogenic diet. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2018

Research across Florida 2017

UF Danger, Danger, Danger Good news for expecting parents everywhere on Zika. “Basically, the epidemic is over,” says Dr. J. Glenn Morris Jr., director of the University of Florida’s Emerging... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2017

Grants: Funding Florida's research

National Science Foundation The NSF is a federal agency that supports research and education involving science and engineering in non-medical fields. The numbers below reflect grants received since January 2017.... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2017

Max Planck Florida Institute: Finely Focused

Before 2000, microscopes were limited to viewing particles larger than half the wavelength of light Then German physicist Stefan Hell proved he could do an end-around past the resolution barrier... Read more »
Published on 9/11/2017

Striking Rein-Gold: A profile of Reinhold Schmieding and Arthrex

The son of German immigrants has become a billionaire in Naples by combining hard-nosed business tactics with a Euro-style workplace to dominate the arthroscopic surgical instrument market. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

A look at the Center for Collaborative Research

A new research center at Nova Southeastern includes a partnership with the Swedish institute that awards the Nobel Prizes. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Florida's life sciences industry is on the map

Created almost from scratch since 2003, Florida's life sciences industry is progressing — despite some high-profile failures. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Turning point: What Sanford Burnham Prebys' exit means

A research institute retreats from central Florida. Some see a failure of public incentives. Others point to evidence that the deal has helped create a healthy and growing life sciences landscape in the state. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Free-agent professors: Signings

Universities around Florida are adding faculty. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Research briefs: The latest in research being conducted around Florida

Health data, grouper sex, scanners, how running barefoot helps memory, how sponges from Antarctica may help fight MRSA bacterial infections, and more. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Research and recrimination on Florida's Treasure Coast

The Treasure Coast's incentive-laden effort to brand itself as the Research Coast hits snags. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Florida's $500-million man

Blue-chip investors are betting half a billion dollars on an indie-rock guitarist and science fair geek with a secretive ‘augmented reality' technology company just south of the Fort Lauderdale airport. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Breeding a solution to citrus greening

Researchers are trying everything to stop the greening plague destroying Florida's citrus business. Read more »
Published on 7/24/2015

Hydrogen Hopes

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

A new kind of hybrid

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Fuel Cell Science

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

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