Thursday, March 30, 2017

For Lockheed employee, National Engineers Week a return to career roots

Andres Mujica might have had a bit of déjà vu Thursday. The 23-year-old Lockheed Martin electrical engineer met with students at a robotics competition hosted by the defense giant, one that commemorated National Engineers...

Bilbow: Programs like EEP keep Tallahassee moving forward

By now I think we all have heard that in 2016 Tallahassee was ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the Top 50 cities in the country for entrepreneurs. Only two...

Wyncode unveils new campus, $1M investment

Dozens gathered in Wynwood on Wednesday night for the grand opening of Wynbase, the new home of Miami coding school Wyncode. Between food and drinks, attendants were also treated to the...

City helps start code class for underprivileged groups

A pilot program at Jackson Community Center in Orlando’s Parramore district is trying to boost the number of underprivileged students who pursue technology careers. E-CODE program instructor Tonjia DeLavallade says it’s important instructors...

Billionaire’s $100M gift to SoFla university funneled to STEM efforts

A $100 million gift to the University of Miami by Dr. Phillip Frost, South Florida billionaire and CEO of biotechnology firm Opko Health(Nasdaq: OPK), will be used to create the Frost Institute for Science...

Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center aids business owners

As an entrepreneur, one of the most common challenges is finding the right resources to start, grow or relocate a business. Though it can be difficult to apply for licenses, secure...

South Florida unwelcoming to STEM grads, study says

South Florida is one of the country’s least welcoming destinations for graduates of science-, technology-, engineering- and math-related degrees, according to a report released this week. Using 17 key metrics — from...

FSU to begin renovations on new Jim Moran Building

Florida State University is beginning the first phase of major renovations on a building in downtown Tallahassee that is set to become the new FSU Jim Moran Building. The facility will be...

FAU licenses life science company’s technology

Florida Atlantic University will license the technology of a life science company in its entrepreneurial program — a move that could potentially bring millions of dollars in royalties to the university. Neuro Pharmalogics,...

UM and Partners Push to Accelerate Technology Innovation in South Florida

When University of Miami President Julio Frenk delivered his inauguration speech on January 29, one of the ambitious ideas he put forth was “the development of a major innovation hub with...
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