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Photo: Rendering of the new building and its future location at the corner of 4th Street S and 11th Ave S
February - April Newsletter graphic
June 9, 2020

Here are the links to February, March and April.

USF St Pete outside with table set up for Guardians of the Gulf and Tools for Economic Growth
January 17, 2020

A program by the USF College of Marine Science and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast called: Guardians of the Gulf; Entrepreneur Accelerator by Tampa Bay Innovation Center; Innovation Scholars by USF St. Petersburg.

Guardians of the Gulf fundraising banner
December 16, 2019

Consider donating to help youth in our Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast become stewards of our coastal community.

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.

State of Science
September 26, 2019

The Innovation District hosted a special event on September 24, 2019, to showcase stories called the State of Science.

Quotes by Bill Walsh, Laura Engleby, and Rob O'Brien
August 30, 2019

New approaches to sports and DNA testing, trends that may change the way we live, building in a coastal city.

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

Exterior view of the plans for Tampa Bay innovation center 
July 30, 2019

The Trump administration on Monday awarded Pinellas County $7.5 million to help build the planned $12 million Tampa Bay Innovation Center Incubator just south of downtown.

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July 1, 2019

We will be hosting a special event to showcase these individuals and their stories.

Aerial view of SPID
June 28, 2019

Dali Lives!, a workforce recruiting tool, and the latest podcast about the Gulf of Mexico whale.

View of St Pete from the bay 
May 28, 2019

City’s incentives to grow your business and to a toolkit that you can use to share the St Pete story.

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

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

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March 29, 2019

Smart Lighting and an educational program to connect youth at the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast with the USF College of Marine Science researchers.

Three women talking around a desk 
March 26, 2019

Laura Cantwell talks about the efforts of AARP’s Age-Friendly Community with Keesha Benson of the City/Chamber’s Grow Smarter strategy.

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

March Newsletter flyer
March 22, 2019

Human Health and the Oceans, Smart City Projects, and Steve Case’s Visit

Check out this video 
February 27, 2019

Poynter is teaching students to tell fact from fiction on social media, the new program that will start at USF St. Pete in the fall, what is happening with augmented reality in St. Pete.

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?

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

Find out about a great program helping 5th graders.

Check out this FWC video 
January 11, 2019

There are links to over 75 publications produced by FWRI staff as well as comprehensive lists of our partners and grants.