October 27, 2021

Technology/Innovation

Energy Harness' fixture uses UV light to kill airborne pathogens

The fixture, which underwent testing at Florida Gulf Coast University, works by exposing indoor air to a large dose of high-energy UV-C light as the air passes through the device. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

NASA manager outlines the agency's goals for deep space

Jenny Lyons recalls watching a space shuttle launch on TV with her father when she was in high school and being puzzled by scenes from the launch control center. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2021

Innovative approach to water treatment reduces pollutants in stormwater and residual treated wastewater

In addition to 2½ miles of walking trail and wildlife overlooks, the park has 20 educational signs and four permanent interactive exhibits... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Miami startups: How they stack up

Successful startups need consumers, businesses and governments to buy their products and services... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Entrepreneur Felice Gorordo is trying to reverse Miami's brain drain

Felice Gorordo's personal journey to becoming one of Miami's leading tech advocates embodies the trip he envisions for others... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Servius Group offers private travel security by former Navy SEALs and Special Forces veterans

Vero Beach and the Treasure Coast are known for service businesses catering to ultra high-net-worth families. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Yamaha Marine execs believe a Pensacola technical college program can serve as a national model

The program, at George Stone Technical College in Pensacola, has an almost 100% graduation rate and job placement of students. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Boosted by eMerge Americas, Miami can finally boast of being a tech hub

In 2011, Miami entrepreneur Manny Medina took a family vacation in the Keys. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Eight Sleep designs mattresses to improve sleep through thermoregulation

Backed by $85 million in private equity, Eight Sleep makes mattresses designed to improve sleep... Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

The global reach of Florida innovations

From creating better forecasts for farmers and traders to responding to health concerns in real time, innovations developed in Florida extend worldwide. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Tampa entrepreneur Samyr Qureshi's tutoring business Knack is soaring

Samyr Qureshi says apps, online lessons, Zoom School, artificial intelligence and other tech only go so far in helping students learn. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Mars Wrigley partners with Danimer Scientific to develop biodegradable packaging for its products

Danimer also has worked with Pepsi, Nestle and Bacardi to produce environmentally friendly packaging... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition has been awarded a research grant from DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is responsible for developing emerging technologies for use by the U.S. military. Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Orlando Health's spina bifida fetal surgery program is showing promising results

In November 2018, Jessica Trinkle was nearly 24 weeks pregnant when she visited her OB-GYN in Volusia County and saw her unborn son... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

HoloLens glasses allow pediatric heart surgeons to see 3-D images of the heart

Pediatric heart surgeons at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami are using immersive technology to help with pre-operative planning... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Orlando cyber-security firm focuses on utilities and other government customers

Orlando entrepreneurs Alex Santos and Peter Kassabov have a knack for staying ahead of the curve. Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Miami-Dade County collaborates with MIT to launch healthcare A.I. hub Global Co- Creation Lab

In 2019, Miami-Dade County joined with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to bring together entrepreneurs, scientists... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

FIU aims to fill thousands of cyber-security vacancies through apprenticeship program

With a $2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Florida International University has launched an apprenticeship program in cyber-security. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

The one big threat when it comes to cyber-security has nothing to do with software

Though malicious software gets most of the attention when it comes to computer security, the biggest cyber-security threat right now is a hardware problem, says Mark Tehranipoor, director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research (FICS). Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Miami entrepreneur Evan Leaphart wants to teach kids about credit scores and finance — with a bigger mission in mind

Kiddie Kredit is a chore-tracking app that teaches children about credit. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

4G Recycling advises companies on reducing waste and moves materials from producers of scrap to warehouses and buyers

Brothers and millennials Brent and Zachary Kirstein introduced an online bidding tool to help businesses recycle more effectively by getting the most for their recyclables... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Daytona Beach startup Modularity Space hoping to redefine satellite industry

During Scott Weintraub's first semester at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University a few years back, a professor put a picture of space debris on the board. The image struck a nerve. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

FAMU-FSU University researcher received $1.4-million federal grant to study how bacteria can remove carcinogens from groundwater

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant calls for Youneng Tang to collaborate with researchers at Texas Tech University. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Top cyber-security trends COVID has brought to the forefront

The pandemic accelerated a number of IT trends — including issues for companies in securing their information, says Jorge Rey, chief information security officer for Kaufman Rossin, a CPA and advisory firm. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

UWF to lead coalition charged with filling critical shortage of cyber-security jobs

The U.S. National Security Agency awarded the University of West Florida a $6-million grant to lead 10 national institutions to develop strategies to address the critical national shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

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Connecting businesses with an untapped workforce
Connecting businesses with an untapped workforce

Allison Chase of The Able Trust outlines the organization's mission, champions the connection of businesses to Florida's "untapped talent pool," and draws awareness to "invisible" disabilities.
 

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