The Department of Energy's Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC) is moving national security innovation forward at its multi-mission engineering and advanced manufacturing facilities. KCNSC provides secure, trusted mechanical, electrical and material engineering and manufacturing services to government agencies in the defense, intelligence, and homeland security communities. Specifically, its secure technology transition program helps government agencies prepare technologies for commercial manufacturing or transition innovative technology directly into classified applications. For more information, please visit www.nsc.doe.gov or send an E-mail to Customer_inquiry@nsc.doe.gov.
Through the Hillsborough County Economic Development Innovation Initiative (EDI2) we partner with organizations, enabling entrepreneurs to achieve success, and we provide resources for high quality mentors and support structures, access to capital, collaboration of entities, commercialization of research, and advocacy that directly support our entrepreneurs.
The leading publication for cutting edge, innovative technologies, and those individuals driving the industry forward, Innovation & Tech Today is committed to featuring fascinating stories, products, and people across a plethora of industries. From education, engineering, gaming, travel, photography, and smart fabrics to wearables, smart home technology, business innovations, and so much more, our team of experts and journalists celebrate a passion for innovation across the board. With a different theme and special contributors every quarter, I&T Today offers something for everyone. Whether your interests lie in sustainability and clean energy, innovations in business strategy, sports and medical technology, or home automation, Innovation & Tech Today is your tech magazine.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
iSign International Inc. is a cybersecurity company that, through its proprietary hardware and software, proactively protects companies and individuals from all forms of cyberattacks including malware, ransomware, viruses, and DDoS. iSign's comprehensive solution stack defends each and every point on your computer network - all endpoints, all computers, all servers, and all IoT devices.
At the heart of iSign's solution stack is its ground-breaking multi-factor authentication (MFA). While other MFA solutions are vulnerable, iSign's frictionless 5-factor authentication is impenetrable. Access can only be granted with your unique signature AND your device AND your exact location, and it's safeguarded end-to-end by Dynamic PKI (public key infrastructure) encryption. Five-factor authentication by iSign is frictionless. Using it is as easy as signing your name. All other security measures take place in the background.
Secure Channels provides innovative, effective security solutions designed to complement existing investments in security. Our products offer advanced data protection, adaptable encryption, authentication, enterprise confidentiality solutions and proximity-based monitoring and intelligence capabilities. We help you meet your security challenges.
Our mission is to help organizations make the most of their active security tools used for authentication and data protection, while providing a COST and PERFORMANCE effective solution to efficiently address the ever-increasing security challenges organizations face today.
The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 49,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is ranked in the Top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2016, the Florida Legislature designated USF as "Emerging Preeminent," placing USF in an elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.
The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida provides existing and emerging businesses with the professional business consulting, training and information they need to grow and success. No matter where you are in the business life cycle, our certified business consultants have the real-world experience and expertise to help you make the right business decisions. Our consultants' expertise focuses on areas that are vital to owning and operating a successful business, including:
Strategic market research
Market expansion and revenue growth
Business and strategic plan development
Access to capital and loan packaging assistance
Financial analysis and assessment
Accounting systems and financial literacy
Feasibility analysis and start-up assistance
In addition to our core service offerings of consulting (provided at no cost), training, and business research, specialized services are also available for qualified Florida businesses looking to accelerate market growth:
Established in 1926, the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce is an association of more than 600 businesses and organizations making the South Tampa community a better place in which to live, work, and play. Voted the #1 Chamber by the readers of the Tampa Bay Business Journal, our active membership consists of local businesses, professionals, non-profits and government representatives who enjoy social activities and community involvement.
University of Tampa's John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center
The University of Tampa's John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center at the Sykes College of Business teaches skills that are critical for today's entrepreneur. Learning to identify opportunities, prepare executable business plans and hone skills through a combination of classroom study and applied learning are what makes UT's program unique. Entrepreneurship education is the fastest growing field of study in the U.S., with entrepreneurs projected to be the group that creates vigorous and sustained economic development worldwide. Student learning is at the core of all activities and programs of the Lowth Entrepreneurship Center.
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,300 member businesses and organizations. Continually identifying ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber represents perspectives of local business in St. Petersburg, providing and fostering leadership on important business and community issues.
TiE Tampa Bay Mission: TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world's largest entrepreneurial organization out there. With programs like TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, we are reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three separately accredited institutions: USF, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF ranks in the top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2018, the Florida Board of Governors designated USF as a Preeminent State Research University, placing USF in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.
The Florida High Tech Corridor Council is an economic development initiative of the University of Central Florida (UCF), the University of South Florida (USF) and the University of Florida (UF). The mission of The Corridor is to grow high tech industry and innovation through partnerships that support research, marketing, workforce and entrepreneurship.
As a pioneer in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and with over 17 years of experience, TeamSpeak has established itself as the world's most trusted source of VoIP communication technology. Having succeeded in the most demanding industry, gaming, TeamSpeak has quickly spread to the private sector. The sophisticated TeamSpeak SDK (Software Development Kit) was developed to bring our world-famous VoIP technology to the commercial sector. The SDK can be readily integrated into corporate clients' secure communication systems (even if those systems reside in a secure, LAN/private environment), using state of the art technology and military-grade encryption. This has made TeamSpeak's SDK an attractive tool for use by a number of major corporations, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors, including the US military and NASA. The exacting standards required by such clients, reflect the growing importance of secure, fully-controllable, integrated communications that TeamSpeak is proud to offer its clients.
Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
CybrSec specializes in Identity and Access Management for high-value military and enterprise operations in the cloud. The CybrSec Secure Cloud service provides extreme security by implementing B2 cryptography, extreme performance with nano-latency network appliances, and extreme confidentiality with CybrSec Secure Servers. By integrating these three foundational elements together, the CyberSec Cloud is the fastest, and most secure service available today.
CybrSec also offers enterprise level services such as secure email, secure instant communication, and encrypted vaults. These services are secure across multiple domains, public networks and mobile devices for a complete integrated solution.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and nonprofit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe. With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long-term commitments. Public Sector organizations of all sizes use AWS to build applications, host websites, harness big data, store information, conduct research, improve online access for citizens, and more. AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.
Technology Transfer Days is a week of diverse collaborative learning activities in which invited speakers, guest participants, attendees, researchers, industry, academia, entrepreneurs, government, subject matter experts and community organizations meet to collaboratively explore needs and opportunities in emerging technology transfer ecosystems.
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