Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Push is on to expand area’s biotech workforce

For four years, life-science entrepreneur Steve Glover used to travel every week from his home near Fort Lauderdale to San Francisco. That's where he could find people with the skills he...

University of Tampa opens new home for entrepreneurship program

Doors opened Thursday morning on a new Innovation and Collaboration Building at the University of Tampa, giving the school’s blossoming entrepreneurship program and its start-up incubator a brick-and-mortar location. Start-up incubators are...

UF awarded $8 million toward Phase II of Innovation Hub

The University of Florida will receive $8 million in federal funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration toward construction of Phase II of the Florida Innovation Hub, a 50,000-square-foot building adjoining...

Innovation Hub to double with federal grant and UF match

The University of Florida will double the size of the Florida Innovation Hub with another $8 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, providing more space for technology companies to...

UF receives $706.8 million in funding this fiscal year

Research on new technology for prosthetics, eliminating citrus greening and curing hepatitis C is in the works thanks to the record amount of research funding UF received in the 2015 fiscal...

UWF to disburse $5M in economic development funding

The University of West Florida’s Office of Economic Development has $5 million for companies relocating or expanding to the Gulf Coast and who create jobs while doing so. The money comes from...

Miami Mini Maker Faire, now a 2-day festival, announces dates, new venue

Maker movement enthusiasts of all ages, save the dates: The Miami Mini Maker Fairereturns for  a  two-day festival Feb. 20-21, 2016. Expecting more than 5,000 attendees, the third Maker Faire will gather at the...

Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs accelerates businesses with ‘Exceleration’ program

It’s starting up the startups, literally. The Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs — an organization designed to help startup businesses — was created within the past year as a response to Jacksonville’s...

UM seeking $10 million from the county to expand its biotech park

The University of Miami wants to expand its Life Science & Technology Park— and it wants county taxpayers to help pay for it. The university, through its partner developer, Wexford Miami LLC,...

FIU unveils its new Tech Station

With a ribbon-cutting and an open house with executives from South Florida’s largest technology companies and promising startups, Florida International University inaugurated its $3 million Tech Station on Wednesday. The new 8,000-square-foot...
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