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UWF Center for Cybersecurity Awarded $6 million

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From UWF’s The Voyager The National Security Agency (NSA) has chosen the University of West Florida (UWF) as the leader for a new workforce development program in cybersecurity.  UWF was awarded a $6 million grant to fund The National Cybersecurity Workforce Development Program for the next two years. The University is one of 10 institutions … Read more

ActiGraph Launches the ActiGraph LEAP™

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ActiGraph has launched its next generation multisensor wearable device now available for academic research and clinical trials. ActiGraph recently moved its headquarters in Downtown Pensacola and employs 120 located in 20,000 square feet at the Region’s Center on North Baylen Street. ActiGraph CEO Jeremy Wyatt said the new device would allow for better clinical insights. … Read more

New IHMC research complex making impact on downtown Pensacola skyline

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From IHMC news — “The summer has seen marked progress on a new research complex that will expand the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) Pensacola campus. In June, the project marked a milestone, “topping out” the planned $40 million Healthspan, Resilience, and Performance Research Complex (HRP). “Topping out” is a builders’ rite … Read more

Pensacola State cuts ribbon on Bear Jones Moore Reeves center

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New facility is home to College’s math and advanced technology programs It was a day of celebration as the ceremonial ribbon was cut Monday, Oct. 30, on Pensacola State College’s new Bear Jones Moore Reeves Center for Math and Advanced Technology. “This is a great day for Pensacola State College, our students, our supporters, and … Read more

Florida Ranked #1 for most entrepreneurial state

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(Story from The Digital Project Manager) “Whether you’re conptemplating a side hustle, bootstrapping the development of the next killer app, or already have a pocketful of funding to launch your dream business, your location matters.  Recent research by The Digital Project Manager analyzed eight indicators for how entrepreneurial a state is, including: Click here to … Read more

ITEN WIRED 2023

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Cyber, News

The must-attend IT and cyber event, ITEN WIRED with AFCEA TechNet CyberCoast 2023, was held Oct. 18 – 20, 2023 at the the Hilton Pensacola Beach overlooking the sparkling emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Congratulations to the winners of the sixth annual Cyber Competition, the University of West Florida, as well as the winners … Read more

CO:LAB’s National Energy wins ITEN WIRED pitch competition

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Cyber, News

CO:LAB Resident Entrepreneur Dave Robau pitched his company concept at the ITEN WIRED Summit Startup Pitch Competition and came in first place with a cash award of $50,000. “We are thrilled to provide support for the winners of today’s ITEN WIRED Innovation Awards,” said Rob Long, president and CEO of Space Florida. “Forward-thinking innovation like … Read more

October 2023 Newsletter

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Read all of the exciting economic development news for our region! Please click here to see our newsletter.

ITEN Wired October 18-20

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GATHER INSIGHTS. EXCHANGE IDEAS. GROW RELATIONSHIPS. Join us on Pensacola Beach, Florida to enjoy the exciting events at ITEN WIRED! AFCEA TechNet CyberCoast track of government and military oriented speakers• Innovation Awards – Startup Pitch Competition funded by Space Florida and Florida Power & Light• Cyber Security Competition hosted by GBSI• Career Evolution Expo in … Read more