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Consultants Praise Central Florida Business Park

Friday, May 13, 2016

The Central Florida Business Park on Ham Brown Road in Osceola County received high marks from site location consultants participating in Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program.

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Osceola County Assumes GOPEP Activity

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Greater Osceola Partnership for Economic Prosperity (GOPEP) took steps recently to transfer its assets and intellectual property to Osceola County.

The move was required when the City of St. Cloud voted to discontinue membership in the partnership. The Inter Local Agreement between the City of Kissimmee, the City of St. Cloud and Osceola County requires the organization to disband if any of the partners withdraw.

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What’s in a Name? Osceola’s Advanced Manufacturing Consortium Now Called BRIDG

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

ORLANDO, Jan. 17, 2017 – The International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research, known as ICAMR, announced Tuesday that it will officially do business as BRIDG, an acronym that captures the central mission of the innovative technology collective – “Bridging the Innovation Development Gap.”

Leaders say the new name better stands for what they do – connecting researchers and industry to accelerate the development of emerging technologies.

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What’s Ahead for Osceola’s Smart Sensor Hub

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

As he walks through what is now a large empty building made up of thick, explosion-proof concrete walls, Eamonn Hassett uses one word to describe a massive Osceola County project: Courage

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Global player in nanotech boosts Osceola high-tech effort

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Osceola County’s growing effort to become a hub for high-tech jobs is getting a big boost, with a global player in micro-electronics and nanotechnology opening a new office near Kissimmee with potentially more than 100 jobs.

Belgium’s Imec is set to announce Friday plans to have 100 scientists and personnel working at the fledgling Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center center, near Kissimmee, in the next five years.

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Manatees migrate to Kissimmee

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Osceola County officials and members of the Brevard County Manatees’ ownership and management announced the Class A Florida State League team will move to Kissimmee, starting with the 2017 season.

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