Monday, September 16, 2019

iCamr CEO: ‘Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center will be a think tank for small...

Chester Kennedy didn’t pay attention when the initial rumblings began about Osceola County and the University of Central Floridawanting to create a high-tech, smart sensor facility. But that changed once the former Lockheed Martin...

No incentives, lack of space: Challenges hindering Central Florida’s economic development

Central Florida may have a number of things going for it as far as new developments and job creation. But the region has plenty of obstacles ahead if it wants to...

Orlando’s simulation community gets set for I/ITSEC

One of the world’s largest military, defense and simulation conference returns to Orlando next week. The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, which last year drew 14,000 registered attendees from more than...

Magic Leap could get $9 million in incentives for Broward expansion

The virtual reality company Magic Leap could get $9 million in economic incentives to create 725 jobs. Broward County Commissioners will consider the package Tuesday. The county's portion would be $507,500, plus a...

For Many Startups, Innovating And Lobbying Now Go Hand In Hand

“Founder,” “CEO,” “President,” and “Chairman” are all familiar lines on the business cards of today’s startup whiz kids but increasingly, writes Cecilia Kang of The New York Times, they might as well...

Miami Heat player, other eclectic speakers join Sime MIA’s speaker roster

Miami Heat player and NBA all-star Luol Deng, 500 Startups co-founder Christine Tsai, singer-songwriter Imogen Heap,Erik Voorhees, creator of the instant bitcoin and altcoin exchange, and Val Spiridonov, the first full-body...

Tech Data HQ expansion is a first for Largo’s new economic development tool

Tech Data Corp. is the first company to take advantage of a new economic development initiative by the city of Largo. Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD) will get a property tax break each year...

3-D Printed Device Gives More Independence To People In Wheelchairs

Limbitless Solutions, the team of University of Central Florida students that creates and donates bionic arms for children, has developed a new 3-D device that moves wheelchairs with simple facial movements. “This...

Where USF ranks among Florida academic institutions on R&D spending

University of South Florida spent nearly half-a-billion dollars on research and development activities in 2014, more than almost every other academic institution in the state. Only University of Florida, with $708.5 million in...

Big ideas come to life at Startup Weekend @ FIU

An idea to “disrupt” the music industry and make it easier for loyal fans to see hot new bands at local venues stole the show this weekend at Florida International University’s...
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