December 13, 2019

Technology/Innovation

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

WeatherSTEM technology alerts of lightning strikes

Tallahassee-based entrepreneur Ed Mansouri has developed technology that provides up-to-the-second alerts of lightning strikes. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

UNF has partnered with Fullstack Academy to launch coding program

Among the job openings in Jacksonville today are 950 that require the ability to write computer code... Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

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

Ridgeback Biotherapeutics treatment to cure Ebola

An experimental treatment produced by Miami-based Ridgeback Biotherapeutics is helping turn Ebola into a treatable disease. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

University of Miami College of Engineering researchers develop new, non-corrosive saltwater concrete

By using seawater and aggregates that contain salt ... UM College of Engineering researchers have developed a new type of concrete. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

How Florida companies can protect themselves from ransomware attacks

A rash of ransomware attacks in Florida offers some lessons in cybersecurity for business and government. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Required solar panels in South Miami

In 2017, South Miami became the first municipality in Florida and the first in the U.S. outside California to require solar panels on new houses. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

Duke Energy plans to use lithium-ion battery technology for power grids

Duke Energy Florida is planning to use the same lithium-ion battery technology that power most cell phones and laptops to supplement its power grid... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

What happened to auto company Rivian?

Florida Trend discovered auto company Rivian in 2011. 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

VerdeGo Aero and SeaMax to Join Embry-Riddle's Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar

Innovative Firms to Bring More Jobs to Volusia County Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

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

Panama City Beach-based TechFarms startup Dragonair Aviation lands in finals of Boeing competition

GoFly, an international human flight competition, has named Panama City Beach-based TechFarms startup Dragonair Aviation... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

3-D printed rocket to launch from Cape Canaveral

A few weeks into the new year, Relativity, a startup that makes 3-D-printed rockets... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Counter-Drone Technology to be Commercialized by Embry-Riddle and Drone Defense Systems LLC

New technology that detects and commandeers unauthorized drones, guiding them to land safely, will be commercialized under a licensing agreement between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Drone Defense Systems LLC of Daytona Beach, Fla. Read more »
Published on 5/15/2019

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

Keeping Millennials in Space

The industry needs young engineers — and Millennials like a certain lifestyle Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida Space Industry Constraints

To reach the target of 100-plus annual launches that industry leaders dream of, Florida will have to overcome some obstacles. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida's 2019 rocket launch lineup

A roundup of rockets, people carriers and satellite systems on track to launch from Florida's Space Coast. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida's Space Coast Renaissance: The private space race is on

Long subject to whims in congressional spending on space, the Space Coast's economy turned in 2011 with the government's decision to end the shuttle program... Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Great White Shark Genome Decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth... Read more »
Published on 2/20/2019

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