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Innovation Coast is a group of tech-focused companies and organizations working together to cultivate an innovative and creative business environment in Northwest Florida. Read More…


Innovation Coast and Space Florida Announce Northwest Florida Technology Business Plan Competition

Open to businesses and entrepreneurs across the Southeast, the 2014 Innovation Awards will showcase 10 semifinalists and 10 finalists in an event that will enable them to present their business cases to venture capitalists, angel investors and financiers, among others. Get the details or go to the application at gust.com.

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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Get Your Big Idea Off the Drawing Board! The Innovation Awards applications are online now at gust.com and will be accepted through May 31.


Michael Murdoch, CEO and founder of AppRiver and Innovation Coast supporter, shares insight on workforce development with the Pensacola News Journal. Go To Link »

The work of the IHMC Robotics team with the Atlas humanoid robot is featured in an episode of a new monthly CNN program, The Art of Movement. Check out the video. Go To Link »

Seven members of the AppRiver team were on hand at RSA 2014 in San Francisco, joining some 25,000 representatives of leading cyber security organizations worldwide. Despite the controversy over a possible relationship between the RSA and the National Security Agency (NSA), security professionals surveyed indicated that online criminals  — not the government — remain their biggest source of concern. Read about it at AppRiver. Go To Link »

The IHMC Robotics team is back in Pensacola, ready to build on its strong overall second-place finish in the second phase of the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) at Homestead Miami Speedway. The next challenge: competing in the finals, scheduled for December 2014, with a $2 million prize at stake. Read More »

GBSI recently showcased their innovative Training as a Service (TaaS) at the I/ITSEC Conference in Orlando. Read More »

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