October 16, 2019

Northwest

Moving Ahead

Florida's Northwest has long enjoyed an abundance of assets — sugar white beaches, bright blue Gulf waters, a heavy military presence. Read more »
Published on 10/16/2019

Kristen "Brent" Venable will head the robotics program at UWF

Kristen "Brent" Venable has been appointed inaugural director of the Intelligent Systems and Robotics program for the University of West Florida and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2019

Florida A&M creates 3-D printed human cornea cells

Research by Florida A&M University pharmaceutics professor Mandip Sachdeva has led to the creation of a device that allows the 3-D printing of human cornea cells. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

FSU professor, researcher develops football helmet cushioning foam

Changchun Zeng, an associate professor and researcher at Florida State University's High Performance Material Institute... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2019

Northwest Florida's four major airports see influx of travelers

Taking Off Northwest Florida’s four major airports have seen historic rises in passenger counts. Fueling the increases: The arrival of several commercial carriers along with a strong regional economy. Destin-Fort... Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

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

Growing Pensacola video brochures company taps market

Video Brochures Direct produces video brochures that can be accompanied by music played from stereo speakers built into the book. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2019

Former Navy land is Escambia's “field of dreams”

After years of negotiations with the U.S. Navy, Escambia County took ownership... Read more »
Published on 3/27/2019

Expanding IT's appeal

Recruiting women and minorities to IT programs has been a problem for universities and colleges throughout the U.S. ... Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Challenges of rebuilding Northwest Florida post-Michael

Hurricane Michael's impact on Mexico Beach's tourism-based economy Read more »
Published on 1/25/2019

Panhandle's building codes come under scrutiny

Devastation caused by Hurrican Michael likely will prompt the Florida Building Commision to review building codes. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Creature comforts: Software engineering company Beast Code outgrows its headquarters

Fort Walton Beach-based Beast Code, a software company formed in 2014, expected its headquarters would be big enough for at least five years. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2018

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

Heads he wins, tails he wins

It's uncertain whether Gov. Scott will get to appoint three replacement justices on the state Supreme Court. What is certain is that he's already had a hand in who'll be picked. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Targeting concussions: A Tallahassee company's drug draws attention

Prevacus' neuro-steroid drug, Prevasol, has been getting a lot of national exposure recently. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2018

Diatech's new sensor can detect when an insulin pump isn't working properly

DiaTech Diabetic Technologies, which makes a fluid pressure sensor for insulin pumps, recently won a first-place grant of $15,000... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2018

Extreme research: IHMC studies how to extend a human's ability to survive in extremes

For nearly three decades, the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition has conducted advanced research in artificial intelligence and robotics... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Pet Protection

Tallahassee-based Baycom Diagnostics has developed a kit for monitoring and testing for diabetes in dogs and cats... Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

Pensacola Startup Provides an Online Home for Vets

VetCV aims to be a must-have for veterans. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2018

Cargo Trackers

RSAE Labs' devices make shipping and cargo-tracking easier. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Pining for Change

Pine trees, once a source for polluting paper mills, fuel clean energy. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

Connections: FSU taps into a $79-million infrastructure plan

FSU is backing a big community infrastructure project. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

Money flow: Florida's Gulf counties finally see some money from BP's oil spill

Triumph gets its first $300-million oil spill installment. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2017

Roe to go: A south Florida company builds a caviar operation in Jackson County

The Jackson County community of Bascom (population 106) is perhaps best known as the birthplace of Academy Award-winning actor Faye Dunaway. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2017

On Location: Bay County cultivates business from the film and TV industry

Bay County's economic engine is fueled largely by military spending, tourism and a growing manufacturing sector that includes shipbuilding and metal fabrication. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2017

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