Category: Sector News

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 […]

Harris Corporation to Help Develop First US Beyond-Visual-Line-Of-Sight Network for Drone Operations

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a two-year grant to help develop a first-of-its-kind solution to enable beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Harris will partner with the University of North Dakota and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site to develop the network infrastructure system under a Research North Dakota grant […]

Craig Technologies Wins Contract to Support NASA in Specialized Engineering, Aeronautics and Manufacturing

Craig Technologies was awarded a subcontract to support AMERICAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION on the NASA Specialized Engineering, Aeronautics and Manufacturing (SEAM) Prime Contract. Craig will be providing aerospace avionics engineering, electrical system design and development, and software engineering support. The NASA SEAM contract will provide a wide range of engineering services and solutions to design, develop, […]

Goals for Additive Manufacturing in Space Unite Small Businesses

Craig Technologies Aerospace Solutions (CTAS) is establishing a Space Development Acceleration Capability (SDAC), in partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and Space Florida, to provide rapid development and test of space hardware utilizing additive manufacturing technology on board and outside of the International Space Station (ISS). Crew members aboard […]

Boeing’s Space Taxis to Use More Than 600 3D-Printed Parts

Aerospace already accounts for about 17 percent of 3D printing revenue, ranking second after industrial and business machines but ahead of automotive, consumer, electronics and medical products. Aerospace is a “near perfect fit” for 3D printing because it involves complex expensive parts made in relatively low volumes,  Boeing’s Starliner is due to blast off for the […]