December 14, 2019

Southwest

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens $92-million expansion plan scrapped

An expansion plan that would have doubled Marie Selby Botanical Gardens' green space Read more »
Published on 11/26/2019

Nanotechnology for disease diagnosis and treatment earns Florida Poly professor international award

Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Ajeet Kaushik is determined to make detecting and treating diseases easy, accessible, and precise through the use of nanomaterials for biosensing and medicine. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2019

FGCU named best school in Florida for undergraduate entrepreneurship

Florida Gulf Coast University is the top college or university in Florida for undergraduate entrepreneurship studies, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. Read more »
Published on 11/13/2019

Florida Aquarium reproduces coral in a lab

Scientists at Tampa's Florida Aquarium, after more than two years of research, have successfully induced the spawning of pillar coral in a lab. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Growing Strong

Florida's Southwest comprises just three counties. But what this region lacks in size, it more than makes up for in substance. Read more »
Published on 10/16/2019

Morphogenesis is working on an anti-cancer vaccine

Tampa-based Morphogenesis is working on a vaccine that would identify cancer cells... Read more »
Published on 9/25/2019

Technology Takes Hold

Lee County is home to tech companies like Testimonial Tree, a customer-review management platform, and Flightdocs, which offers maintenance tracking, inventory management, and flight operations software for the aviation industry. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

In Good Company

Large, nationally known companies including Hertz, Chico's FAS, and Gartner play a big role in the local economy, but there are lots of other Lee County companies you should know about. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Love Where You Live

What often first attracts people to Lee County are its more than 50 miles of gorgeous beaches and pristine natural areas... Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

New and Noteworthy

A look at some of the projects popping up or planned for the area Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Spreading the Health

Developments in medical care and technology, manufacturing and testing in Lee County are contributing to improvements in health and medicine. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Made in Lee County

Neil Kagan sees a lot of variety in his role as executive director of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Learning Opportunities

When students graduate from a high school in the School District of Lee County, they should be ready for either college or a career. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Working Together

Many hands make light work. It's an old saying but one that also rings true today in Lee County, where organizations and individuals come together to make the area a better place to work and live. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Getting Around

Whether a company wants to ship products in and out of Southwest Florida or simply move its employees between work and home, Lee County makes it easy to do that. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Growth Opportunities

Growth is a popular conversation topic almost everywhere in Florida. But in Lee County, it's not just something to talk about. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2019

Florida women in construction

To encourage women to seek jobs in the construction sector, Hillsborough Community College's SouthShore campus... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Hugh Culverhouse Jr. gets back $26-million pledge to the University of Alabama

Hugh Culverhouse Jr., the son of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' founding owner, will get back a $26-million pledge he made to the University of Alabama. Read more »
Published on 7/26/2019

USF professor studies Florida measles vaccination rates

What would happen if measles vaccination rates fell in Florida? Read more »
Published on 7/26/2019

SVN expands Florida presence with addition of SVN Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate

New SVN office is led by nationally-recognized market leaders in land and other commercial real estate assets; will help SVN deliver its industry-leading services to clients along I-4 corridor and across the state Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

Florida's Wish Farms and automation innovation

Founded in the 1920s by Wishnatzki's grandfather, who started out selling produce from a pushcart in New York City... Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Clearwater company launches interactive telemedicine station

Clearwater-based OnMed has introduced an interactive telemedicine station that links patients with physicians... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Sarasota Memorial Hospital uses robot to find lung cancer nodules

Among the challenges in treating lung cancer is the difficulty of detecting malignant nodules in hard-to-reach areas within the lung. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Innovation Partner: Florida hopes to capitalize on Israeli business success.

According to the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index, Israel has the fifth-most innovative economy in the world... Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

'Building on the past' at Florida Southern College

When architect Jeffrey Baker won the commission to design a computer science building at Lakeland's FSC, he knew what he was up against. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

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