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(L-R) Kalyn Kearney and Amber Gatto, student presenters from USF, at the 7th annual National Academy of Inventors.

Tampa Bay Area inventors: Growing community gains respect

Local inventors are gaining momentum: A team from the University of South Florida represents the area at the National Academy of Inventors Student Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C., and a Valrico-based nonprofit makes plans for its Florida Invention Convention in St. Petersburg.

Phillips Development project for Skyway Marina District

Beyond downtown: St. Pete's newest emerging neighborhoods

The Innovation District and the Skyway Marina District are among newly branded St. Petersburg neighborhoods that aim to spread enthusiasm and excitement for downtown into other parts of the city.

Mabel the T-Rex sculpted by J Kent at Tampa Hackerspace.

Tampa Hackerspace provides a place to tinker

Tampa Hackerspace is helping to fuel Tampa Bay’s creative instincts, facilitating experimentation and collaboration with shared tools and space.

Water Street Tampa promises major change to the downtown area.

Moving to downtown Tampa: Smart Lab brings innovative view

Suffolk’s Smart Lab featuring 3D virtual reality opens in the Channel District near Tampa Bay WaVE and Water Street Tampa, joining the Tampa Bay Area's growing innovation ecosystem.

Ken Leung and Ben Faehn learn to program a robot from Professor Ron Smith at HCC.

Future jobs in the Tampa Bay Area: Prepare for change driven by robots, tech, etc.

Technological advances are changing the way we live, work and play. Here’s what you need to know to proactively plan for your future in Florida and elsewhere.

Kelsey Burgess and Jonathan Manigo assist TBTI companies and greet visitors.

USF Connect: Bridging academia and tech business

Starting an innovative business? Want to build a relationship with a university? Explore opportunities with USF Connect in the USF Research Park.

Cyber security

Local cybersecurity concerns grow along with attacks

Florida ranks among the top states in the nation for the number of Internet crime victims. Here’s what you need to know to better protect yourself.

John Kuhn, an Associate Professor for  the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

USF patents: Local scientists pursue innovations to make our lives better

How does research being done at USF in Tampa matter to you and your family? See the progress professors and students are making in converting waste to energy, and to prevent and treat strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, paralysis and more.

James Geurts speaks at the Tampa Bay Business Journal Innovation Summit.

SOFWERX innovators explore collaborations, connections in Tampa

Working out of an Ybor City building steeped with Tampa's history, SOFWERX is becoming a noteworthy global player in modern-day innovation in military and civilian life.

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Want a peek behind the curtain at local tech firms? Join Homebrew Hillsborough

Hillsborough Homebrew's format includes a tour of hosting tech companies and introductions of all guests to accelerate the process of successful networking and making business connections.

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Strategic street solutions: How to reduce pedestrian, bicyclist fatalities in Hillsborough County

Traffic violence statistics are numbers no one wants to carry around on the tips of their tongues. But for bicycle and pedestrian safety advocates in the Tampa Bay area, knowing those numbers and understanding the stories behind them is fundamental to shaping a future that ceases to claim lives on city streets and county roads.

SMT supervisor Dale Lynn shows Marshall Middle School students an assembly that goes into the magneto on a piston engine aircraft.

Preparing for the future: Schools gear up to train students for new manufacturing jobs

Local schools are re-emphasizing training for skilled labor jobs to meet the demands of a rebounding manufacturing industry. More than 4,000 jobs are now available in the Tampa Bay region.

Bike lane in downtown Tampa.

Vision Zero focuses on making local streets safer for bicyclists, pedestrians

Whether you’re driving a truck or car, riding a bicycle or walking across the street, you can help prevent deaths and injuries by being more alert to the other guys. Ditto for government. Vision Zero arms urban planners with tools to make streets safer for everyone.

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Innovation Fixation in Tampa Bay: Formerics LLC

Advances in technology, including computer modeling of the human body, are helping healthcare providers better predict  outcomes for testing and treatment of medical conditions. 

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Tampa Bay real estate boom and climate change: 5 big insights

How to rethink and retrofit Tampa Bay area cities for climate change -- and sea level rise in particular -- is an increasingly critical question for public and private sector leaders alike. 
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