View of Bayboro Harbor on Thursday after Hurricane Ian
September 30, 2022
October 4, 2022

Members of the Innovation District have been critical in the lead up and recovery after Hurricane Ian. Their work has local, state-wide and even national impact.

June 30, 2022
July 21, 2022

District organizations are taking time to give back to the community, especially with youth. Thank you to everyone for your efforts to inspire the next generation of our STEAM workforce.

May 26, 2022
June 9, 2022

The Innovation District has had many celebrations over the first few months of 2022. Its been a whirlwind.

December 10, 2021
May 7, 2022

Volunteers of America of Florida broke ground November 5 with a new affordable project on 5th Avenue South. The project will bring 50 new affordable mixed-use housing units to the market and is aimed at low-income earners.

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.

September 30, 2021
May 7, 2022

The St. Petersburg Innovation has been nominated for a Good Burger Award!

August 31, 2021
May 7, 2022

The Innovation District recently received two honors.

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).

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

“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).

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)

Flyer Gadgets for Good 
March 2, 2021

Join us for our next Gadgets for Good drive.

January 29, 2021
June 21, 2021

St. Petersburg Innovation District released a report at the end of 2020 that reviewed what has been accomplished over our first four years.

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.

Gadgets for Good sign 
January 5, 2021

Join us for our first Gadgets for Good drive of 2021.

August Newsletter 
September 23, 2020

Updates about key Innovation District projects

Picture compilation of STEAM projects
July 30, 2020

July Newsletter:Art + Tech + Science

Flyer for Gadgets for good 
July 30, 2020

We are collecting gadgets to support members of our local community who do not have access to technology.

February - April Newsletter graphic
June 9, 2020

Here are the links to February, March and April.

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March 17, 2020


November Newsletter 
November 26, 2019

The November newsletter recaps the last 2 years of the District, shares information about a collection of old gadgets for good, and invites everyone to the Grow Smarter Summit.

Newsletter focusing on 30 days of science, technology, and innovation 
October 1, 2019

The September newsletter focuses on 30 Days of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Two men from Johns Hopkins all children hospital
August 2, 2019

State of Science event in September, updates on two new capabilities for the District

Map of where karenia brevis is located.
April 29, 2019

Red Tide Recap, New Pedestrian Crossing, Latest Podcast and Four Cool Events

Happy New Year image from SPID- 2019 
January 14, 2019

Find out about a great program helping 5th graders.

Check out the State of Science newsletter
November 28, 2018

October Newsletter: State of Science Video - Podcast - Tour

November Newsletter 
November 28, 2018

District Update - NCIS, Housing, Kid Inventions, S'Mores

The Looper Trolley route
October 8, 2018

Grand Opening - Podcast Launch - October Events

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August 23, 2018

Learn about upcoming events, international partners, and creative use for 3D printers.

Joint Institute workshop about how to contribute to the future
July 24, 2018

Explore Interconnections,plus Health of Pinellas County and a Visit by the Co-Founder of LinkedIn.

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July 19, 2018

How the District is Nurturing the Future Workforce:Female Scientists, Nontraditional Techies & Kindergarten Prep

Map of what to find in the St Pete innovation district
June 12, 2018

Getting Involved: District Tour, Jake Tapper and Grouper Sandwiches

Speakers for IGNITE Tampa Bay
April 24, 2018

Seeking speakers for IGNITE Tampa Bay… plus guest columnists talk about Innovation in the District in our latest newsletter

Chevrolet race car on a track at the pit stops
March 30, 2018

This month learn why creative collaborations are our secret sauce.

Cartoon map of St Pete innovation district 
February 13, 2018

This month learn about our 2018 plans and check out upcoming events.

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December 18, 2017

Welcome to our new monthly e-newsletter! Learn about innovative ideas and projects in our community.

August 9, 2022

U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg

June 30, 2022

Marine Science and Data Analytics are two of the target industries in St. Petersburg (learn more at Grow Smarter).

June 30, 2022

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

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