GTEC Archived News...
- One Local Startup Is Helping Others To Build In Gainesville —
A NCF tech company is hoping to help other local startups create, build and learn. "The tech toybox is a non profit and what we do is take people's ideas and make them real." Mark Davidson started The Tech Toybox while working at UF but wanted to expand to people outside the college community.
- Local Business Owner Creates Information Technology Training —
One business owner has found a way to target holes in the tech market, to make multiple businesses work. "There's not really a 9 to 5 with what we do."
- BioTork announces breakthrough products, safe for vegetarians —
BioTork, LLC, a Florida-based biotechnology company has created a sustainable, GMO-free, vegan omega-3 oil produced from algae. This omega-3 oil will be launched in the nutraceutical, feed and food industries worldwide as a direct replacement to fish oil.
- Nine members of community honored for service with Spirit of Gainesville Awards —
The Spirit of Gainesville Awards on Wednesday honored nine outstanding people who best epitomize this city’s spirit of talent, compassion and generosity.
- Melissa Corbett: Spirit of Gainesville Nominee —
Melissa Corbett, a teacher of 22 years for the Spirit of Gainesville. She has been teaching in Gainesville for 7 years, the last 5 at Healthy Learning Academy for levels K-5. It is here she has been able to introduce to her students her gift of learning through music. Nominated by Elizabeth Serra.
- Beyond Creative Catchy Tunes —
COX BUSINESS GET STARTED GAINESVILLE COMPETITION WINNER - GrammarSongs
A fish out of water. That is how Melissa Corbett, a fifth grade teacher at Healthy Learning Academy Charter School, described her experience at the Cox Business Get Started Gainesville competition.
- Governor of Hawaii presents $1.6 Million to Innovative Zero-Waste Biofuel Program in Hilo —
Gov. Neil Abercrombie today presented a $1.6 million check on behalf of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s (HDOA) Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) to the Daniel K. Inouye U.S. Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center’s (DKI-PBARC) zero-waste biofuel and high-protein feed program on Hawaii Island.
- Better Highway Barriers Using NASA Technology Could Save Lives —
Highway safety barriers may become taller, softer and safer thanks to NASA-developed technology and a startup company that hopes to make them widely available.
Optym, formerly Innovative Scheduling, Expands Operations in Gainesville, Creating 100 New Jobs
April 24th, 2014 by Gainesville Chamber.
Let's launch the Florida Tech Toybox!
by Jim Lilkendey (CIED Resource, April 3, 2014).
New GTEC Incubator, Florida Tech Toybox, Inc. Who we are and how you can get involved.
An overview of The Tech Toybox, and how to get involved. Further information is available at www.techtoybox.org