October 7, 2022

Technology/Innovation

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

Cyber-security job security for engineers in Florida

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland plans to offer the state's first bachelor's degree in cyber-security engineering starting this fall. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Florida Poly again spurns national trends with new application surge

Defying national trends in higher education, Florida Polytechnic University is enjoying a significant increase in... Read more »
Published on 6/8/2021

Education and Career Accessibility – A Blend of Technology and Thoughtful Support

Technology is not about replacing the human experience. It is about making the human experience more accessible to all. Read more »
Published on 6/4/2021

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital performs first living donor liver transplant

Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital has performed its first living donor liver transplant, in which a daughter donated a portion of her liver to her mother who had been battling complicated liver disease for several years. Read more »
Published on 6/2/2021

Duke Energy urges customers to prepare for hurricane season

Company is strengthening electric infrastructure to reduce outages and improve resiliency. Read more »
Published on 6/2/2021

Elite DNA Therapy Services expands mental health services across Florida

Elite DNA Therapy Services is opening seven new locations and expanding virtual care to help address the shortage of mental health services in Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2021

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