August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Blue Ring Imaging, a Hub tenant, showcased its latest underwater 3D visualization.

June 30, 2022
July 21, 2022

Three Saildrones made their way into Tampa Bay and back to the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub (in the Port of St. Pete).

May 26, 2022
June 9, 2022

The Hub and its 17 tenant organizations have had the privilege over the last three months to welcome several current and past Federal Government leaders to the building.

December 10, 2021
May 7, 2022

The future tenants of the Innovation District's Maritime Defense and Technology Hub were introduced to the community during a soft opening on December 15.

October 29, 2021
May 7, 2022

Duke Energy is finalizing a new state-of-the-art substation in the St. Pete Innovation District. This unique facility is changing not only the look of a traditional substation but increasing safety and performance. Watch the video above to learn more.

October 29, 2021
May 7, 2022

After months of planning and negotiations, a five-year license agreement has officially been approved between the city and the St. Pete Innovation District to bring a much-anticipated Maritime and Defense Technology Hub.

October 29, 2021
May 7, 2022

"We are thrilled to relocate our corporate headquarters to St. Petersburg, Florida, as we believe the Tampa Bay region's talent, innovative spirit, and quality of life will accelerate our growth initiatives," stated Cathie Wood, ARK's Founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer in their recent press release.

September 14, 2021
November 22, 2021

St. Pete Youth have interviewed STEAM professionals from our community about their careers. These interview are being released every other Tuesday from September through December 2021. Check out the episodes on the St. Pete Catalyst.

August 31, 2021
May 7, 2022

The co-working entrepreneurial center, Tampa Bay Innovation Center (TBIC) recently announced its fourth cohort of the TBIC Accelerator Program.

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).

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).

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)

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)

Flyer for Smart City Showcase
March 2, 2021

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

January 29, 2021
June 21, 2021

Tampa Bay Innovation Center (TBIC) was selected as a finalist for Powderkeg's 2020 National Tech Culture Awards.

January 29, 2021
June 21, 2021

TBIC announced their Innovation Accelerator Winter 2021 Cohort of five startups.

January 29, 2021
June 21, 2021

The St. Petersburg Science Festival is looking for scientists, technologists, researchers, etc. to feature in a year-round Scientists in the Sun online campaign.

January 29, 2021
June 21, 2021

Join us on March 3, 2021 to learn about the District's smart city projects and our progress so far.

October 13, 2020
June 28, 2021

The 3rd Annual State of Science featured local innovators (and a national artist) who shared their work that is often at the intersection of science, technology and art.

September 24, 2019
June 28, 2021

The Innovation District hosted a special event on September 24, 2019 to showcase these individuals and their stories. There was a series of eight fast-paced, brief presentations.

July 10, 2019
July 7, 2021

Blockchain breakdown: Special guest Sean Stein Smith talks blockchain, cryptocurrency and the intersection of financial industries.

April 19, 2019
July 7, 2021

Forensic Science or Fauxrensic Science? Alison and guests talk about another hidden science gem in Tampa Bay, DNA analysis, and myth busting CSI.

Spectrum Smart city presentation 
March 26, 2019

Program creates access to ultra-fast network, allowing city to incorporate new technology that residents and visitors can benefit from

Photo left to right: Jason Mathis, St. Pete Downtown Partnership; Sridhar Sundaram, USFSP KTCOB, Bill Wallace, US Ignite; Martin Tadlock, USFSP.
February 14, 2019

What is a “Smart City?” How can technology help St. Petersburg and other communities address challenges like transportation, water, safety, and education?

November 9, 2018
July 7, 2021

Local professors talk innovations in STEM education, inspiration and bringing Magic School bus to life through VR

July 27, 2022

Casey Sapp of Blue Ring Imaging, a HUB tenant, recently received the first patent granted for Mixed Reality teleoperations and multi-view visualization on unmanned vehicles.

June 30, 2022

Kudos to SOFWOLF for completing another year of their successful summer STEM program.

June 30, 2022

Three Saildrones made their way into Tampa Bay and back to the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub.