October 30, 2020

Research Florida

UF startup Cannabix working on a 'pot breathalyzer'

With more states allowing some form of legal marijuana use, the race is on to develop a breath test that law enforcement... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

OceanBased Perpetual Energy generates power from the Gulf Stream

Alshemaimry came to FAU with his Gulf Stream plan shortly after the Scotland conference and in May reached a milestone. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

VerdeGo Aero wants to provide new power to aircraft makers

A small Daytona Beach company wants to provide new power to aircraft makers. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

FIU researchers monitor shark fin trade

The Chinese love shark fin soup - will they eat less if they know it's full of mercury? Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

InfraSite Solutions offers underground storage units for 5G tower equipment

Building out the nation's cellular networks requires lots of towers and refrigerator-sized electrical boxes to support them. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

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

If you came up via the school of hard knocks, you might want to take a look at whether your labor policies are holding your company back. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Research, technology & innovation around the state

Sea Salads, Eye-balling Big Data, Farmer Bot, Virtual Learning for Surgeons and more. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

University of Miami researchers rebuilding 125 acres of reef

New science helps restore a vital part of ocean infrastructure. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Top productive Florida research universities

Florida Schools: A+ in Commercialization Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

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

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Despite COVID-19, the Fort Lauderdale boat show kicks off
Despite COVID-19, the Fort Lauderdale boat show kicks off

For a hospitality industry and service industry struggling to make it through COVID, the 2020 annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show promises to bring jobs and an economic boost to Florida and Broward County.

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