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Sep 21, 2018

Brevard County Companies Among 50 GrowFL 2018 Winners

2020-06-12T14:30:50-04:00September 21st, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (September 21, 2018) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and GrowFL are pleased to announce that 8-koi, Alluvionic, Inc. and Structural Composites, Inc. are among 50 statewide honorees selected for the 2018 Florida Companies to WatchSM. These companies were selected from more than 500 nominees for the award, hosted by GrowFL, a statewide economic development organization, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.

Sep 21, 2018

Manufacturing on Florida’s Space Coast Is On the Rise

2020-06-12T14:30:02-04:00September 21st, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (September 21, 2017) – Florida’s manufacturing GDP has been on a steady incline since 2001. However, Brevard County’s is rocketing. While the nation and Florida’s has increased about 50% since 2001, the Space Coast’s manufacturing GDP has climbed over 200%. These statistics were announced by James Heckman, state economist for Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity, at the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) 3rd Annual State of Manufacturing Event, which is hosted by the EDC’s Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC).

Sep 17, 2018

EDC and Groundswell Partner for Lagoon-Restoration Technology Hackathon

2020-06-12T14:29:06-04:00September 17th, 2018|

Space Coast, FL (September 17, 2018) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and Groundswell Startups have partnered to bring “Hack the IRL”, a 36-hour marathon event in which teams will engage in workshops and intensive product development, all aimed at developing technology to help restore the Indian River Lagoon (IRL). The event, which will be held on the weekend of November 2, is open to participants of all skill sets, concluding with a grand prize presentation on Sunday, November 4th.