Monday, February 18, 2019

Scripps Florida scientists’ bold strategy could help breast cancer patients

Scripps Florida scientist Matthew Disney and his research team in Jupiter have developed a compound that could help make breast cancer patients more receptive to treatment. There are drugs that have been...

UF research spending reaches record in 2018

University of Florida research spending rose almost 8 percent to a record $865 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new report to the National Science Foundation. UF’s response to NSF’s...

Tampa health care software developer pays $57M fine to settle false claims allegations

Tampa-based electronic health records software developer Greenway Health will pay a $57.25 million settlement as part of an agreement with Vermont federal prosecutors who alleged the company caused its users to...

Baby come back: South Florida officials hope for another look from Amazon after report

South Florida officials have a message for Amazon and Jeff Bezos: Baby come back. On Friday, The Washington Post reported that Amazon is reconsidering its decision to award New York City part...

Manny Medina named SFBJ’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Manuel "Manny" Medina, the Miami entrepreneur known for his winning business ventures and raising the status of South Florida's technology sector, will be recognized with the South Florida Business Journal's 2019...

Thousands of NASA contractors still without pay after 5-week shutdown. Will Congress step in?

For the first time in 29 years, and when it mattered most, Dan Faden wasn’t paid after a government shutdown. For five weeks beginning Dec. 22 the NASA contractor languished at home,...

Conscious Capitalism aims to expand in Tampa Bay

A national organization that promotes the idea that business must have a purpose beyond profit hopes to get a stronger foothold in the Tampa-St. Pete area. “I think there’s a lot of...

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary appears for Tallahassee’s Power Forward

Serial entrepreneur and ABC Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary dispensed hardcore advice backed by years of making deals during Wednesday’s Power Forward event on Florida State’s campus. In his hour-long message, O’Leary delivered straight...

5 THINGS TO KNOW IN #MIAMITECH: MOONLIGHTER, MAGIC LEAP, SHARK TANK, 8BASE, MANNY MEDINA

It’s a beautiful thing when I get to write about social entrepreneurs and gardens. With Moonlighter Makerspace partnering with Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden on a cool, new innovation studio focusing on...

Drugmaker plans big growth in biotechnology for Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County has recognized for more than a decade that, despite two major scientific institutes locating in Jupiter, it was missing a crucial element to its burgeoning biotechnology industry. The town of...
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