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TechFarms is a business incubator focusing on the technology sector. We provide entrepreneurs a place to make their ideas real, with office and makerspace, equipment, prototyping facilities, business and technical mentoring, and more.
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May 2019

Follow TechFarms through each month of new growth and stay up to date on the latest tech news in our area and around the world. 

 
Featured at TechFarms
 
A. Crawford Mosley High School Students Visit TechFarms

Entrepreneur students at A. Crawford Mosley High School recently had the opportunity to visit TechFarms. Jennifer Hall, a teacher in the Career & Technology Business department, also attended and described the experience as an “eye opener” for her students. Click here to read the full article. 
TechFarms Capital Attends
Gulf Power Economic Symposium 2019
 
TechFarms Capital’s staff met with many of our region's business leaders at the 2019 Gulf Power Economic Symposium in Destin last month. The Symposium is an annual signature event focused on strengthening collaboration across Northwest Florida communities and fostering discussions and engagement in community and economic opportunities. Click here to read more and view photos of the entire experience. 

Local News
 
IRONMAN Foundation Donating $100K to Build
3D Printed Houses in Panama City


The IRONMAN Foundation will provide the Panama City's community development office a $100,000 Humanitarian Relief Effort Grant to help rebuild
housing for the victims of Hurricane Michael. Click
here to find out what other foundations have partnered with the IRONMAN Foundation to
rebuild a better Bay County.

News
 
FAA Greenlights Wing Aviation Drone Deliveries
The Federal Aviation Administration has given its first air drone delivery certification in the United States to Alphabet's Wing Aviation, paving the way for the service to begin commercial package delivery in Blacksburg, Virginia. 
Read more here.
 
NASA is Developing 'Soft Robots' 
Two interns at NASA are part of a larger group working on "soft robots" that could be used for exploring worlds beyond Earth. This includes the moon, NASA's next major destination for astronauts. 
Find out more here
 
Smart Helmet Technology
Protective sports equipment developer Riddell recently introduced its Insite Training Tool (ITT), a football helmet impact data analysis system built to protect players with individualized training aimed at lessening the risk of concussion. 
Click here to find out how. 

Upcoming Events
 
FBIA Spring Conference

May 29th & 30th
UF Innovate
Gainesville, FL

Learn how to help entrepreneurs and grow your local economy faster than ever. 
Click here for more information.


Featured Tech Product
 
Introducing: the HEXA Plant
(Photo Credit: Vincross)

The HEXA Plant is a six-legged machine created by Vincross, a robotics company based in Beijing, China. It will chase the sunlight, run to shade, dance when it's doing well, and stomp when it needs to be watered. Check it out here.

Next Month




TechFarms Participates in NSA-PC's Annual
"Month of the Military Diver" STEM Event


In 2015, Panama City Mayor Greg Brudnicki proclaimed May as the Month of the Military Diver. To celebrate this year's event, the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC) hosted 400+ local students to expose them to the exciting world of underwater diving and the importance of STEM to the Navy’s mission. 
In our next issue, we’ll cover the event with a rare inside look into one of our area’s largest employers.

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