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Microbiome Research Will Accelerate The Blue Biotechnology Industry
Friday, March 22, 2019
By Linh Anh Cat Humans have relied on the ocean for millennia as a source of food and materials for tools. Now, we rely on the ocean as a source of genes that we can harness to increase food stocks and use as medicine for cancer and other diseases. The blue biotechnology industry uses marine organisms to find compounds of interest for human use. Marine
Stage set for exponential growth in Broward's startup and gig economy
Friday, March 8, 2019
The multi-billion-dollar buyout offer of Ultimate Software, one of our great home-grown Broward-based businesses, is powerful validation of the innovation startup mentality that fuels vibrancy within the local business community, writes Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine By Michael Udine Nationally, we are starting to witness more and more
Fort Lauderdale Alliance's Swindell named chairman of Florida Atlantic Research and Development Authority
Friday, March 8, 2019
Swindell is president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance | JOCK FISTICK By Emon Reiser – Digital Producer, South Florida Business Journal Bob Swindell, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, has been named chairman of the Florida Atlantic Research and Development Authority, which oversees the Research Park at
More Than 1,000 High School Students Explore Career Options at Showcase
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Some things are just better learned outside the classroom. By Ari Odzer, Feb 6, 2019 More than 1,000 high school students explored career and college options at the "Claim Your Future" showcase at the BB&T Center. NBC 6's Ari Odzer reports. The concourse at the BB&T Center was packed with high school juniors instead of hockey fans today: more
Ocean Exchange Announces its 2019 Event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Thursday, February 7, 2019
The ninth annual Ocean Exchange, to be hosted in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will feature twelve innovative, sustainable worldwide solutions that demonstrate the ability to generate economic growth and increase productivity while reducing the use of nature’s resources. In its first year in Fort Lauderdale, Ocean Exchange announces its partnership with
Miami lost Amazonís HQ2. Still, the area looks more attractive than ever, experts say
Friday, February 1, 2019
By Rob Wile, Miami Herald Panelists discuss the lessons and benefits of the Amazon HQ2 bid Tuesday at a Miami Herald event held at the Beacon Council office. On the dais were David Coddington of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Shereena Coleman of the Palm Beach County Business Development Board, Miami developer Nitin Motwani, urbanist and event
Study Shows Strong Growth in Marine Industry Economic Impact
Monday, January 21, 2019
By MDA Staff A new study on the economic impact of the marine industry in South Florida has been completed and indicates steady growth in major categories like total economic output, marine-related sales, and job numbers since 2014, when the study was last released. Phil Purcell, CEO/president of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida(MIASF),
These industries created the most Broward County jobs in 2018
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
By Ashley Portero – Reporter, South Florida Business Journal Broward County added 17,300 non-agricultural jobs to the region in 2018, with the trade, transportation and utilities and professional services sectors leading that growth, according to Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics. The county
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