Archer moves toward drone deployment for medical supply delivery

Archer moves toward drone deployment for medical supply delivery

Gordon Folkes started his Orlando company Archer First Response Systems to use drones in new ways.  Thanks to a partnership with Tampa General Hospital, he has started to execute that plan. Archer could soon be delivering medical supplies to those...
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Lake Nona biotech lab will help expand cancer-treatment research, trials

Lake Nona biotech lab will help expand cancer-treatment research, trials

A new medical lab in Lake Nona will help in the effort to expand treatment and trials for cancer research. The biotech company behind the lab, Protean BioDiagnostics, moved there in January. The company will hire between 12 and 15...
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Limbitless’ mission to help children with missing limbs goes virtual in pandemic

Limbitless’ mission to help children with missing limbs goes virtual in pandemic

The Orlando company that develops prosthetics for kids with missing limbs has resumed its work after coronavirus-driven slowed it down. Limbitless Solutions CEO Albert Manero said the company will change how it gathers feedback to protect workers and patients ...
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JourneyLabs in Lake Mary names former GE leader CEO

JourneyLabs in Lake Mary names former GE leader CEO

A Lake Mary medical tech firm named a former GE official to be its new CEO last month. Tim Bush took over the leadership role of JourneyLabs in Lake Mary last month. Bush helped GE launch its virtual hospital platform...
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10 Orlando tech firms hit annual Inc. 5000 list, which measures growth

10 Orlando tech firms hit annual Inc. 5000 list, which measures growth

A Winter Garden ad agency that runs Facebook campaigns for law firms broke the top 200 on the Inc. 5000. The list is the business publication Inc. Magazine’s annual recognition of the 5,000 companies that showed the most growth in...
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Daytona Beach medical firm secures Orlando fund’s first investment

Daytona Beach medical firm secures Orlando fund’s first investment

When Mike Geldart crashed into a concrete barrier during a sanctioned race as a teenager, little did he know that it would become part of his entrepreneurial origin story. Now 26, he suffered damaged knee ligaments and had to undergo...
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Lake Nona, hospital system create cluster of high-tech medical community

Lake Nona, hospital system create cluster of high-tech medical community

Medical technology could emerge as one of the region’s most important industries. Central Florida’s hospitals and medical research operations form a powerful duo that could establish the region’s strength. But it’s not just hospitals he...
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