Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Why this medical tech firm hasn’t created the jobs it promised yet

Orlando city commissioners will vote Sept. 21 on whether or not to revise an agreement with a pharmaceutical tech firm to create dozens of jobs. SMRxT Inc., a company that was based in...

Thales expansion takes off: 500 new jobs in Central Florida

Thales USA, a tech company focused on airline in-flight entertainment systems, has added to its local expansion plans with a new announcement on the Space Coast. The firm is now saying it...

Burnout Game Ventures creating team to make Orlando No. 1 for game development

When Rupert Meghnot sees new developments for digital interaction, he also sees big economic opportunities for Central Florida. The problem is that many local small video game studios don't have enough resources to...

Citrix layoff to affect 50 people in Fort Lauderdale

Citrix Systems said 50 people are losing their jobs in Fort Lauderdale as part of a reduction of 1,000 workers that the software maker announced on Tuesday. Workers are being notified this...

Brevard County companies compete for engineers

It's good time to be an engineer in Brevard County. Harris Corp. is looking to hire at least 300 workers at its Technology Center in Palm Bay. In Melbourne, Northrop Grumman is quickly ramping...

UF needs state money for Sanford Burnham transfer, report says

The University of Florida will need $3.7 million each year from the state to take over Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona, a report says. UF's business model calls for no state money...

3 questions with Lockheed Martin exec about tech talent in Central Florida

If anyone knows about the importance of having a strong future-workforce pool, it's Lockheed Martin Corp. The company, which has more than 7,000 employees in Central Florida, relies on the graduates Florida universities are...

Sanford Burnham falling short on job promises

The Orlando area's biggest government-backed project – the SanfordBurnham institute – is likely to fall short on its job promises before it attempts to exit Florida later this month, records show. On June...

Modernizing Medicine to add 800 jobs in county’s biggest corporate expansion since 2009

In the largest corporate expansion deal Palm Beach County has seen since 2009, Boca Raton health care technology company Modernizing Medicine has pledged to hire more than 800 new employees and...

Why Volusia County wants to turn its UCF incubator into a tech hub

Volusia County's University of Central Florida Business Incubator is paying closer attention to the rapid growth of technology companies in Central Florida, but noticed that there may not be enough talent to fill...
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