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How Orlando Became a Test-Market for Surgical Robotics

Posted by Justin Braun on Feb 27, 2019 3:40:54 PM

For the last 15 years, Orlando has been the location surgical robotics companies choose when introducing new technology to the U.S. market, and for good reason. With approximately 610 surgeons at 59 hospitals, the seven-county Orlando region presents a huge market opportunity. That’s not to mention the presence of a dedicated space for surgical robotics training.

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Topics: Medical Technology, Orange County, Osceola County, Higher Education

Orlando's Real-World Education Meets the Demands of the Future Workforce

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Aug 17, 2017 2:37:06 PM

In a middle school classroom, a group of 11-year-olds focus intensely on inputting complex patterns of symbols to form computer coding. A few miles down the road, students in a high school class assemble smartboards to build a robot.  At the same time, fourth graders in a nearby Spanish class prepare to connect live with students in Puerto Rico. On the other end of town, teenagers in a magnet program learn how to start a business and train at local companies. Across the Orlando region, these stories represent a new age of learning for K-12 students that prepares them for successful careers while meeting the workforce demands of the future.

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Topics: Orange County, Seminole County, Osceola County, Higher Education, Lake County, Collaboration, K-12 Education, Talent Development

One of the Most Advanced Research and Manufacturing Labs Opens in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Apr 25, 2017 2:06:46 PM

The BRIDG facility was completed on schedule – 24 months after design began – and is ready to host new manufacturing technologies as the anchor of a 500-acre, master-planned site owned by Osceola County called NeoCity.

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Topics: New to Market, Osceola County, Autonomous Connections, Smart Sensors

Exploring Osceola County's Past and Future

Posted by Amanda Roche on Apr 17, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Osceola County combines together a rich history with a promising future. From its farmland roots and homegrown main streets, the county is strategically planning its future as more residents make their home in Central Florida.

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Topics: Osceola County, Things To Do

Building Blocks of Sensor Development in Orlando

Posted by Orlando Economic Partnership on Mar 22, 2017 1:58:13 PM

The most versatile microelectronics manufacturing and research facility in the world is less than twenty minutes from the Orlando International Airport. Located in Osceola County, Fla., BRIDG provides more than 109,000 square feet of lab and office space for researchers to develop the next generation of smart sensors, photonics, and optics that connect the world through the Internet of Things (loT). That connection will change the way we live and will help solve some of the planet’s biggest problems.

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Topics: Osceola County, Autonomous Connections, Smart Sensors

Osceola County School District Building $75M STEM-Focused High School

Posted by Amanda Roche on Jan 19, 2017 5:00:00 PM

The Osceola County School District is on the forefront of preparing the future technical workforce. Construction recently began on the new $75 million STEM-focused high school in Kissimmee. This new school will provide a necessary pipeline of talent for the new 109,000 square-foot facility in Osceola County BRIDG, which will create thousands of high-tech, high wage jobs within ten years of its opening in 2017.

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Topics: Osceola County, K-12 Education

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