April 4, 2020

Technology/Innovation

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

Preeminence helps USF build new medical engineering program

Led by funding earned through the state of Florida's preeminence program, the University of South Florida's Department of Medical Engineering is adding nationally prominent researchers Read more »
Published on 1/17/2019

United Technologies Announces Intention to Separate Into Three Independent Companies

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) and the company's intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities. The separation will result in three global, industry-leading companies: Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

Naples-based Stabilized Steps opens doors for those who use walkers

Stabilized Steps, a Naples company that develops and makes stabilizers that attach to the bottom of walkers... Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Drone deputy

Pensacola police are working with the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition on a drone program. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

A new approach to dry cleaning in South Florida

OXXO Care Cleaners in Hollywood makes an environmentally friendly innovation. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Siemens and UCF to Establish Big Data Collaboration Focused on Advancing Smart Infrastructure Technologies

Goal of data analytics partnership to further develop concept of Smart Buildings by optimizing overall building performance and improve operational efficiency and predictability of power grid Access to Siemens' leading-edge software and hardware provides students and researchers insight into future of smart buildings Initiative also to focus on co-creation and R&D for smart infrastructure technologies as industry and academic experts work side-by-side Read more »
Published on 10/22/2018

accesso® Partnership with Google to Provide New Booking Capability for Its Clients

accesso® Named a Supported Scheduling Partner in Things to Do Vertical Read more »
Published on 10/15/2018

Florida-based Harris Corporation to merge with L3 Technologies -- expands to 8th largest Florida company

Combined company, to be named “L3 Harris Technologies,” will be headquartered in Melbourne, Florida. Read more »
Published on 10/15/2018

Takeoff Technologies Partners With Sedano's Supermarkets to Launch the World's First Robotic Supermarket

Takeoff Technologies, an eGrocery solution that empowers retailers to attain profitable online growth by leveraging automation at a hyperlocal scale, today announced the launch of the first automated hyperlocal fulfillment center, referred to as the world's first robotic supermarket in partnership with one of the largest Hispanic grocers in the U.S., Sedano's Supermarkets. Read more »
Published on 10/4/2018

Innovative University Partnerships Advance the Fintech Landscape in Florida

As the “Fintech” industry's need for employees with advanced IT and cybersecurity skills grows, locations that can provide such a workforce are becoming hotbeds for the industry. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2018

Innovation Center Opens at Lockheed Martin in Orlando

Necessity sparks invention at the Innovation Center, now open at Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) facility in Orlando, Florida. In this 6,500-square-foot space, employees are empowered with the technology and tools to develop creative solutions to complex problems. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2018

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