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Research Park at FAU elects new officers

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University announced Monday its newly elected 2017 officers. Michael Daszkal, co-founder and managing partner of boutique public accounting firm Daszkal Bolton, was elected chairman. Bob Swindell, president...

French tech companies to visit Southwest Florida

At least 12 tech-related companies located in France that are interested in bringing their businesses to the United States are planning to visit Southwest Floridanext month, Marshall Goodman, director of Naples Accelerator, said...

State effort seeks more buildings to fend off base closure

The state of Florida hopes to buy at least two more buidings in Orlando to help shield the region’s military cluster from expected federal base closures. Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen....

Public Research Delivers $970 Million Impact to Florida

The Institute for Commercialization of  Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today results of a new study conducted by The Washington Economics Group, Inc.® (WEG), a boutique economic consulting firm led...

Osceola praises $15M state funding for sensor project

Osceola County is hailing a new line in the state budget for a $15 million contribution to the under-construction Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center. The project, led by a consortium of universities,...

OneWeb plans to build, launch satellites in Florida, with Virgin Galactic

Florida's Space Coast is getting two major new players, OneWeb and possibly Virgin Galactic, with a plan to collaborate on launching hundreds of satellites. The founder of OneWeb, Greg Wyler, confirmed to...

State cuts off funding for S. Florida biotech center

The state has cut off incentive funding slated to go to a South Florida biotech center lured to the state a decade ago because of failure to meet job-creation goals over...

Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center’s new CEO reveals first-year goal

Getting a former top executive for one of the largest defense companies in the U.S. to lead a 100,000-square-foot high-tech facility in Osceola was a pretty smart move. And already, that decision is...

Enterprise Florida leader resigns amid agency’s struggle to survive

Chris Hart has resigned as president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, the embattled state agency for economic development. Hart does not share the same vision for Enterprise Florida as Gov. Rick Scott, Hart said in...

Private aviation company seeks $966,000 in incentives from Fort Lauderdale and Florida

A company described as the "Uber of private aviation" is seeking $960,000 in economic incentives from the city of Fort Lauderdale and the state. The unidentified company could only be JetSmarter, a...
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