Category: Sector News

Healthcare careers are a growing field

By Carol Macrander Question: Do want a job that makes a difference in your community? Macrander: Many of us do, and one that is meaningful and positively impacts others. If so, have you considered a job in the healthcare industry in Brevard County? According to labor market projections through 2024 from the Florida Department of […]

Made In Brevard Expo

Details about Made in Brevard Time/date: 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, 5/17/17 Location: Radisson Resort at the Port’s convention hall, Cape Canaveral, 8701 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral What’s happening: The event will feature 30 local manufacturing companies,  showing how products made on the Space Coast are making a difference across the globe, and will highlight the modern manufacturing facilities, as […]

LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST

LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST MELBOURNE, Fla.- Lockheed Martin Corp. in bringing 300 ballistic missile program jobs from California to Brevard County (Florida’s Space Coast) over the next two years. The new operations will tie in with offshore missile testing related to the Naval Ordnance Test Unit headquartered in Port Canaveral.  Lockheed […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium

Why A Healthcare Sector Strategy for Brevard County? OVERVIEW GUIDING PRINCIPLES HEALTHCARE SUPPLY AND DEMAND REPORT   Consortium Meetings: Inaugural Meeting – December 14, 2016 INAUGURAL MEETING AGENDA  PRESENTATION 12-14 FL HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE INITIATIVE PRESENTATION CONSORTIUM OVERVIEW AND COMMITTEE STATUS CONSORTIUM SUMMARY Rev 1 Spring Meeting – April 25, 2017 SPRING MEETING AGENDA  PRESENTATION 4-25 […]

Advancing In Manufacturing (AIM)/EFSC Manufacturing Advisory Council Quarterly Meeting: 5/4/17

ATTENTION: Manufacturing Industry Representatives, Educational Partners and Community Stakeholders You’re invited to the the next AIM meeting. WHEN:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. WHERE:  Bayside High School, 1901 Degroodt Road Southwest, Palm Bay, FL 32908 WHAT:  Quarterly Manufacturing Sector Strategy meeting with industry initiatives updates REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aim-efsc-manufacturing-advisory-council-spring-meeting-working-together-to-build-a-talent-pipeline-registration-33315331052 Program Highlights:  Building […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting: 4/25/17

ATTENTION: Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational Partners and Community Stakeholders You’re invited to the second Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium meeting. WHEN:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WHERE:  Bill Posey Conference Center, Florida Department of Health in Brevard County–  2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940 WHAT:  Join Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational […]

SpaceX launch marks Florida region’s rebirth as a more diverse aerospace economy

Launch pad 39A … has been refurbished by commercial launch company Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX…The pad’s rebirth illustrates the economic rebound of Florida’s Space Coast as it transitions to a more diverse aerospace economy with a significant commercial sector, from one powered by government investment dating back to the Kennedy administration. Of the […]

OneWeb Satellites bringing 250 jobs to Space Coast

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Director Cissy Proctor and Governor Rick Scott helped break ground on OneWeb’s new satellite manufacturing facility in Brevard County’s Exploration Park. OneWeb is bringing 250 new high-wage manufacturing jobs to the area.  OneWeb, which was founded by technology entrepreneur and former Google executive Greg Wyler, will design, build and launch […]

Saalex Supports a.i. solutions on ELVIS 3 Contract

Saalex Solutions, Inc., as a subcontractor to a.i. solutions, announced the contract award to support the National Aeronautical Space Administration’s (NASA) Launch Services Program (LSP). The contract, known as Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Support 3 (ELVIS 3), will provide end-to-end launch services for NASA and NASA-sponsored payloads on commercial expendable launch vehicles. Encompassing over a […]

With Innovation in Mind, Embraer Turns to the Tech Industry

As part of the push to boost innovation, Embraer is forming a Global Business Center at its U.S. headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, connected to the company’s engineering departments in São José dos Campos, Brazil, as new aircraft are imagined. “A major transformation is unfolding worldwide, and it has been accelerated by the evolution of artificial […]