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Save Your Business – Flatten The (Health Insurance) Curve

Posted on March 27, 2020

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “While flattening the curve of COVID-19 infections will save lives, flattening the inflationary curve of employer-sponsored health plans will save businesses.  Luckily, both are possible,” reports Donovan Pyle, CEO of Health Compass Consulting. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/save-your-business—flatten-the-health-insurance-curve-301029486.html

‘Space Force’ name changed postponed for Patrick AFB, Cape Canaveral

Posted on March 25, 2020

Amid the coronavirus outbreak that has infected over 390,000 people worldwide, Space Force officials have delayed renaming Patrick Air Force Base and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to “Patrick Space Force Base” and “Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.” See more at this link: https://www.floridatoday.com/story/tech/science/space/2020/03/24/coronavirus-space-force-name-change-hold-space-coast/2906937001/

See What Defense Leaders are Saying – Local defense sector insulated from virus — but contract slowdowns a concern

Posted on March 20, 2020

Central Florida’s defense sector is moving along as Department of Defense money keeps coming in and telework proves to not be a problem for the software-heavy industry, National Center for Simulation President George Cheros told Orlando Business Journal. “We’re lucky we’re tech-based.”

Defense Innovation Unit to Sponsor Computer Vision Prize Challenge (NDIA & DUI)

Posted on March 16, 2020

The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit is preparing to launch another industry competition to boost computer vision technology that could aid disaster relief efforts, a top official said March 11.

I/ITSEC Scholarships Announced: 2020 RADM Fred Lewis Postgraduate Scholarship & Leonard P. Gollobin Graduate Scholarship.

Posted on March 16, 2020

All pertinent application information can be found athttp://www.iitsec.org/education/studentsandteachers/Pages/Scholarships.aspx

Navy Vows Better Outreach for Trainer Development (NTSA – By Stew Magnuson and Mandy Mayfield)

Posted on March 8, 2020

“We are open to having [companies] come in separately and brief us and talk to us about their capabilities. And if those capabilities match up with where we are going with our requirements, then we can refer them to whatever [acquisition] method we are using.”

Dawson Joins NCS Press Release

Posted on February 26, 2020

Welcome Aboard Dawson!

Industry Vectors in AI, XR, 5G & More

Posted on February 25, 2020

New article from MS&T Magazine (Amy Fawkes) Industry Vectors in AI, XR, 5G & More  

Simulation Industry Opens New Vista for Training Tomorrow’s Workforce

Posted on February 21, 2020

Recent article on the state of the MS&T cummunity in Central Florida by the Orlando Economic Partnership. https://news.orlando.org/blog/simulation-industry-opens-new-vista-for-training-tomorrows-workforce/

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Chooses Orlando, Florida, for Global Headquarters

Posted on February 20, 2020

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation signed a contract with an affiliate of Unicorp National Developments, Inc. to develop its new global corporate headquarters in Orlando, Florida. The nearly 300,000 square foot, nine story, state-of-the-art building will be located within the proposed new City Center at O-Town West project developed by Unicorp National Developments, Inc. fronting Interstate […]

UCF’S FIRST AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DOCTORAL GRADUATE READY TO TAKE INDUSTRY TO NEW HEIGHTS (Florida High Tech Corridor)

Posted on February 16, 2020

“The main reason we started this program is UCF’s unique location,” said Gou. “Our space program should be up to par for the Space Coast given our opportunities to collaborate with lead organizations in the industry, such as Lockheed Martin, Siemens and Northrop Grumman.”

Virtual, Augmented Reality Are Moving Warfighting Forward (Ms. Katie Lange)

Posted on February 15, 2020

The landscape of warfare is changing faster than ever before. To keep pace, we sometimes have to let go of what worked for us in the past to move forward.

Lockheed Martin to boost Orlando tech with new $100,000 program (Orlando Sentinel – MARCO SANTANA)

Posted on February 11, 2020

Lockheed Martin has created a $100,000 grant program that will award Orlando small tech companies with the money they need to pursue projects in areas like artificial intelligence, sensors and autonomy.

KPMG’s new $450 million employee training hub is a locus of experience design

Posted on February 9, 2020

Welcome home!” That’s the greeting every KPMG employee gets when they arrive at the firm’s new 800,000-square-foot training complex in Orlando, Florida. Inaugurated in January, the so-called KPMG Lakehouse serves as a professional development and innovation hub for the accounting, tax, and advisory firm’s 32,000 US-based employees and partners.

Lakeland Aerospace Center for Excellence Inspires Next-Generation Industry Professionals

Posted on February 9, 2020

Nestled between springs and cow pastures in the heart of the Florida High Tech Corridor, lies a nationally recognized nonprofit that is changing the way Floridians study and celebrate aerospace and aviation.

Army Research Lab Top 10 2019 Future Technologies

Posted on February 8, 2020

Provided by Warrior Maven: This Video of Top Army Research Lab Science and Technology programs was produced by the Army Research Laboratory

Grant provides transportation funding for STARBASE Academy (Hometown News)

Posted on January 31, 2020

Brevard County’s own STARBASE Academy officially opened on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Patrick Space Force Base. Only the second location in Florida, STARBASE is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Enrichment Academy founded by the Department of Defense (DoD). Students from Brevard Public Schools will be transported to the new facility thanks to a […]

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