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December 11, 2018

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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

Pasture-ized: Hundreds of thousands of northwest Florida acres go from timber to pasture

In 2014, one of the largest private land sales in Florida history occurred when Utah-based AgReserves, bought 383,000 acres from St. Joe Co.... Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Cyber growth: UWF is filling a growing cyber need

The University of West Florida's Center for Cybersecurity is taking on an expanded role... Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

Fire and ice: An Eglin test lab subjects vehicles to extreme temperatures

Inside a chamber at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base in Pensacola, several Ford trucks have been idling for three weeks... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Oyster ambitions: A businessman works to revive Florida's oyster industry

"I started this business because I want to resurrect what has been a dying industry," says Pensacola businessman Donnie McMahon. Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Aero-Dynamics: Bay County welcomes GKN Aerospace

A chance meeting between a former HAECO exec and Bay County Economic Development Alliance President Becca Hardin will result in 170 skilled jobs for Bay County. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Northwest Florida: A slew of projects

Escambia County's big projects; Leon County's urban core; water and more in Okaloosa County. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Energized: Walton County revitalizes industrial park

A once-idle industrial park in Walton County comes to life. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Pensacola is getting on the aerospace map

Pensacola officials are hailing construction of a $46-million commercial aircraft maintenance facility... Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

Robot power at Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition

For the second time in as many years the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition has turned in a strong showing at an international robotics competition. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Parting thoughts from UWF's Judith Bense

Judith Bense is retiring at the end of this month after more than eight years as president of the University of West Florida. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

DeTect adapts its bird-tracking radar to follow drones

Panama City-based DeTect got its start in 2003 designing and manufacturing bird detection radar systems for the U.S. Air Force. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

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