Sunday, July 21, 2024

FSU’s Jim Moran Institute extends global entrepreneurship program to Jacksonville

Florida State University’s Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship is launching in Jacksonville, to cultivate, train and inspire entrepreneurs on the First Coast. The Jim Moran Institute was started in 1995, a...

New Sid Martin biotech incubator chief has lighter side

A life-sized cutout of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley in a gold lamé suit stands out among the Elvis lunch boxes, figurines and other collectibles in Mark Long’s office. Next to that is...

Startup Weekend Education @ FIU: And the winners are …

What an amazing honor to be a Judge with Startup Weekend Education (#swedumiami) at FIU this past Sunday, May 15. The judges heard pitches from 8 teams, some teams with members...

Local smart sensor hub to promote STEM education

A Kissimmee-based smart sensor group is partnering with Osceola School District and a STEM foundation to host a two-day program that promote high-tech education. Bridging the Innovation to Development Gap, also known...

U.S. News & World Report: UCF only Florida school among nation’s ‘most innovative’

The University of Central Florida was ranked the No. 25 most innovative university in the nation, alongside Harvard, Stanford and Duke universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report's guide,...

UCF is #1 Supplier of Engineers to Aerospace and Defense Industries

The University of Central Florida produces more graduates who get jobs in aerospace and defense companies than any other university in the nation., according to an annual workforce survey conducted by...

Local coding school to launch third European location

Local coding school Ironhack is expanding its program overseas. Starting in June, its nine-weeklong web development course will be taught at a Paris location within the French city’s WeWork shared workspace, Ironhack’s...

FIU looks to bring entrepreneurship to journalism with appointment

FIU's school of journalism has picked a notable serial entrepreneur with various media ventures under his belt as its first "entrepreneur in residence," a somewhat unique appointment for a communications program. Jeff...

How South Florida universities are revving up to be engines of innovation

South Florida’s colleges and universities have made the leap into experiential entrepreneurship education, with training and programs that go beyond the classroom, beyond the business plan contests, beyond the E-clubs. Yes,...

USF Connect: Bridging academia and tech business

Tampa Deep Sea Xplorers is developing an autonomous underwater vehicle using the swimming pool at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. Using the pool is an economical way to test...
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