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.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson tours UWF Center for Cybersecurity : U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson visited the University of West Florida Pensacola campus on Friday and toured the Center for Cybersecurity with UWF President Martha Saunders. Read More »
Pensacola startup NumNum will expand its headquarters, products: Pensacola startup and second place winner at this year's Innovation Awards is using their winnings to expand their headquarters in downtown Pensacola and introduce new products. Go To Link »
Pensacola Bay Oyster Co. wins top prize at Innovation Awards: Pensacola Bay Oyster Co. won the top prize at this year's Innovation Awards. Other winners include NumNum, Cognitive Big Data, Mine Survival Inc, NeuBev Co, Invictus Knowledge Institute, and Halo Technology. Go To Link »
Uniti Group To Acquire Southern Light:
Uniti Group Inc. ( UNIT ) announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Southern Light, LLC, a provider of data transport services along the Gulf Coast region, with a $700M deal.
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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.