TAMPA - Looking to answer questions such as “Where will the jobs of the future come from?”, the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and the Tampa Bay Partnership were recently awarded a $540,100 grant by the Economic Development Administration to administer a targeted industry cluster study and a workforce skills gap study.
SARASOTA - Voalté, a developer of innovative point-of-care communications software on the iPhone and BlackBerry smartphone devices has announced the release of a white paper, ‘Smart Hospitals- Embracing Smartphones at the Point of Care’. The white paper includes information on communication inefficiencies within hospitals that cause confusion and reduce efficiency, ultimately leading to nurse dissatisfaction and increasing the staffing shortage.
NEW YORK, NY - The number of online job ads for Information Technology professionals is up 34% compared to last year, according to data from WANTED Technologies, which tracks job postings on over a thousand job boards. There were 185,000 online job ads for IT workers in April, compared to 138,000 last year. There are approximately 3 million IT workers in the United States, for a ratio of one job ad for every 16 IT workers. A year ago, 23 IT workers competed for the same job.
WEST PALM BEACH - Palm Health Partners will open The Institute for Aging Life Science & Research at Abacoa, a short and long term healthcare facility, near Scripps Florida in Jupiter and establish scientific collaboration for patients, their families and researchers. The healthcare facility will create 220 jobs with average salaries of $46,000 and an overall capital investment of $ 62 million.
MIAMI - The Founder of GameStreamer, Inc., Timothy M. Roberts, resigned as CEO and Director while Terrance F. Taylor resigned as CFO and Treasurer at GameStreamer to start a next-generation digital distribution service. Roberts and Taylor submitted their resignations from GameStreamer to form a core management team for a B2B digital distribution platform that will serve domestic and international markets.
DELRAY BEACH - PositiveID Corporation, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement for an investment commitment with Socius Technology Capital Group, under which Socius has committed to purchase tranches totaling up to $4.2 million in non-convertible Series B Preferred Stock from PositiveID. The Company has also entered into a stock purchase agreement for common stock and warrants.