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Liquid Biopsy Company’s Laboratory Operations Are Growing in Escambia County FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance announced today that CIRCULOGENE will be expanding its operations into downtown Pensacola, Florida. CIRCULOGENE, an innovative medical technology company, will be testing cancer patients worldwide from in their downtown facility. The expansion into Escambia County has created ten jobs so far … Read more

Pensacola Company to Provide Internships, connect with DoD and Promote Learning Opportunities

FloridaWest CEO Scott Luth joined Careersource Escarosa CEO Marcus McBride to discuss the recent announcement that Hitachi Cable would relocate with Rick Outzen on “Real News with Rick Outzen” on News Talk 1370 WCOA. They discussed plans in place to secure new positions for employees and training opportunities.  Listen to the podcast

How Pensacola is quietly emerging as one of America’s most important cybersecurity hubs  Long known as the “Cradle of Naval Aviation,” Pensacola has a proud military heritage and maintains a strong affiliation with the myriad agencies responsible for national defense. Now, technology makes bits and bytes every bit as important as bombs and bullets to … Read more

PoppY Garcia mural at CO:LAB

CO:LAB, Pensacola’s only community-supported business incubator has opened its doors to tenants after extensive reconstruction following Hurricane Sally in September. The new and improved working, collaborating and mentoring space includes 22,500 square feet of private office space over three floors in the Pensacola State College Downtown Building at 418 West Garden Street. The CO:LAB lobby has … Read more

FloridaWest CEO Scott Luth

Originally published in the Gulf Coast Reporter’s League Aerospace Newsletter   gcac newsletter 101820 (1) It’s important not only to bring new dollars into a community with businesses big and small, but to ensure the mix helps diversify the local economy. It’s one thing to ensure businesses are strong. Quite another to bring in new ones, … Read more

man with a laptop at the beach

COVID-19 has caused a global shift; How does Pensacola position itself for the new dynamic? Though the COVID-19 Pandemic has presented challenges for business worldwide, this is an unprecedented opportunity for us here in the Greater Pensacola area. Though the pandemic has been difficult for businesses, in any crisis there are opportunities to emerge even … Read more

Michael Lepinay

Clearstream, a communication software company and former Co:Lab tenant has brought their company back to Pensacola after pivoting and refocusing their business during a 4-year stint in New York City. Founded in 2010 by Michael Lepinay and Trevor Gehman, Clearstream has concentrated their efforts to provide communication tools specifically for churches.  “We knew we wanted … Read more

A logo for 128 Creative Collective

Co:Lab is pleased to announce 128 Creative Collective as a new tenant!  “We are looking forward to getting to know everybody at Co:Lab and connecting with them,” says Grayson Berry, Founder of 128 Creative Collective. “The staff has introduced such a stress-free, calm environment that allowed us space to reimagine our own business model as … Read more

A photo of the Association Resource Solutions staff

Co:Lab tenant, Association Resource Solution (ARS), has been hard at work to support their clients during COVID-19! ARS provides a variety of services for trade and professional associations both locally and nation-wide, including strategic planning, organizational management, event management, membership development, program development and revitalization, and more. Rather than let COVID-19 delay their client’s growth, … Read more