Innovation isn’t a word commonly used to describe oyster farming. When the owners of Pensacola Bay Oyster Co. explained the innovation and research that lies beneath the surface of this new industry, they secured first place – and the $100,000 cash prize – at the 2017 Innovation Awards. See all the winners…
The University of West Florida has been named by the National Security Agency as the National Center of Academic Excellence Cybersecurity Regional Resource Center for the Southeastern region.
IRIS: Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems Ranks No. 459 on the 2017 Inc. 500 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 955%: IRIS was founded with the idea that through innovative preventative care systems the sight of every patient with diabetes could be saved. Read More »
11 Years in a Row: AppRiver Named to 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America Again: Cloud Cybersecurity and Productivity Provider One of Two Florida-Based Businesses Recognized on the List Read More »
Studer unveils renderings for $6.5 million SunTrust Tower upgrades: Studer Community Institute has unveiled the first renderings and new details of its planned $6.5 million upgrade to the SunTrust Tower building in downtown Pensacola. Go To Link »
First Place Partners, New Economic Development Organization, Launches in Pensacola: A new Northwest Florida economic development organization expects to ramp up operations this month with the goal of supplying significant support to the Pensacola region including Innovation Coast members, Florida West and the Santa Rosa County EDO. Go To Link »
Firefighting Robot Being Developed in Pensacola: About 100 firefighters are killed in the line of duty every year. A robot being developed at Pensacola's groundbreaking Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) might one day save lives. Go To Link »
Gulf Power launches Tesla battery technology research project: Gulf Power Company launched a new research project Wednesday at its Douglas L. McCrary Training Center, where the utility will study how Tesla battery technology can curb energy use for commercial and industrial customers. Go To Link »
About Innovation Coast
Innovation Coast provides the opportunity to converse and collaborate with other industry members about the issues and challenges facing individual organizations and the technology and knowledge based industry sectors as a whole.
Innovation Coast is a link to technology and knowledge-based careers in Northwest Florida, recruiting talent for member companies and organizations and working to attract the critically needed workforce for the sector.
Innovation Coast offers the opportunity to collaborative with educators to shape the programs that will train tomorrow's technology and knowledge based workforce.
Northwest Florida enjoys the friendly business environment and ample resources necessary for its establishment and growth as a hub of innovation and advancement in the technology and knowledge based industry sectors.