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July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

A city-owned building at 450 8th Avenue Southeast in St. Pete will soon become a hub for marine science, defense, and technology companies (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Local youth recently conducted a series of interviews with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) professionals in our community about their careers (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

The Sunshine City and its sparkling waterfront parks recently became the center of Tampa Bay's red tide crisis. Rafts of dead fish were washing ashore quickly, and workers picked up tons of dead marine life from the coastline in recent weeks (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is among the first hospitals in Florida to offer Inspire, an innovative FDA-approved device that treats sleep apnea without requiring patients to wear a CPAP (continuous positive air pressure) mask while they sleep (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

July is Habitat Month at NOAA Fisheries. All month long, NOAA Fisheries has been sharing incredible habitat conservation efforts through their website and social media outlets (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Kudos to Paige Railey, a 2010 USF St. Petersburg graduate with a bachelor's degree in Management, who is competing in her 3rd Olympic games as part of the U.S. national sailing team (From the July 2021 SPID newsletter).

June 29, 2021
July 8, 2021

The St. Pete Innovation District is excited to announce the release of our new website (From the June 2021 SPID newsletter).

June 29, 2021
July 8, 2021

On June 15, U.S. News & World Report published its 2021-2022 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, and we are very pleased to share Johns Hopkins All Children’s, an Innovation District anchor organization, tied for #1 Best Children’s Hospital in Florida (From the June 2021 SPID Newsletter).

June 29, 2021
July 8, 2021

“One of my dreams, and COVID proved it, is that internet is a utility like water, that everybody should have,” said Alison Barlow, executive director of the St. Petersburg Innovation District and co-lead of the Digital Inclusion Working Group (From the June 2021 SPID Newsletter).

June 29, 2021
July 8, 2021

The St. Pete Innovation District would like to congratulate Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, associate professor of Political Science and founding director of the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus, is the 2021 winner of the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement (From the June 2021 SPID Newsletter).

Photo: Rendering of the new building and its future location at the corner of 4th Street S and 11th Ave S
May 28, 2021
June 8, 2021

The St. Pete Innovation District (SPID) is excited to be the location of the new, soon to-be-built home for the Tampa Bay Innovation Center (TBIC). (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)

May 28, 2021
June 8, 2021

It has been stated many times that Tampa Bay area could be the next major tech hub and with CodeBoxx opening a new facility inside the Thrive DTSP building on 4th Street North in St. Pete on May 19 we are on the way. (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)

May 28, 2021
June 8, 2021

On May 12, the Federal government launched the Broadband Emergency Benefit program to help individuals and families who are grappling with the digital inclusion gap. (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)

2017 Winners of Fast Pitch
May 28, 2021
June 8, 2021

Social Venture Partners in partnership with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is accepting applications for their 2021 Fast Pitch competition. (From the May 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

The Innovation District is a test bed for smart city technology. Over the last two years the District along with national and local partners has begun four proof of concept projects: smart lighting, Guardians of the Gulf (STEAM education), smart intersection, and digital inclusion. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

Research funding at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus was over $20 million for the 2019-2020 academic year. That is a significant increase over the 2018-2019 funding of $7.2 million. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

The USF College of Marine Science recently profiled Dr. Pamela Hallock Muller about her experiences being the first female marine science faculty member and a mentor to nearly 200 students and researchers. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

Kudos to the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership for their 2nd annual Downtown St. Pete Development Guide. This report highlights what we all know and love about St. Petersburg. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

Have you ever felt at a loss for how to assist a friend or colleague? Do you know the resources available for mental illness or addiction? A study released by the CDC in August 2020 found that 40 percent of U.S. adults (2 in every 5) are struggling with at least one serious mental health issue during the pandemic. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

Remember that these four spots in the Innovation District have outdoor dining. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 31, 2021
June 8, 2021

Consider your next office at this waterfront location. (From the March 2021 SPID newsletter)

March 24, 2021
July 7, 2021

STEAM-powered inspiration for a changing healthcare industry.

Flyer Gadgets for Good 
March 2, 2021

Join us for our next Gadgets for Good drive.

Flyer for Smart City Showcase
March 2, 2021

The St. Petersburg Innovation District is a test bed for smart city technology