Florida Tech & Science

Allstate Launches Fifth Annual Reality RidesĀ® Tour to Help Put the Brakes on Distracted Driving

01 01 1970

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AlloSource President and CEO Thomas Cycyota Receives American Association of Tissue Banks Award

01 01 1970

The annual Jeanne C. Mowe Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution in tissue banking or transplantation, whether in research, education, or laboratory improvement, or who has served the Association or the field of tissue banking. "I am humbled and honored to receive this award from the AATB. AlloSource's success is possible because of our strong relationships with our donor community, as well as our dedicated, passionate employees," said Cycyota. "Being involved in the tissue donation and transplantation community has been a sacred part of my life for the last 17 years. I am continually in awe and inspired by the possibilities tissue donors create for patients in need." Cycyota has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of AlloSource since 2000, leading the organization in its ongoing dedication...

Alliance Bio-Products, Inc. Selects Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc. as Investor Relations Firm of Record

01 01 1970

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2017 -- Alliance Bio-Products, Inc. (Bio-Products), a subsidiary of Alliance BioEnergy Plus, Inc. (OTCQB: ALLM) today announced that the Company has selected New York City-based Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc. (PLR) as its Firm of Record for investor relations services supporting the Company's key growth initiatives. PLR will support the Company as it continues to identify accredited investors for the purchase of a bioethanol plant in Southeast Florida and expansion of the Company's cellulose to sugar (CTS) production capacity. PLR will seek to generate interest from investors in the Company's Regulation D (506(c)) offering and guide Alliance Bio-Product's communications, providing capital market strategies. "We look forward to working with the team at Porter, LeVay & Rose as we continue to connect with investors who are interested in being a part of a cleaner low-cost and environmentally responsible solution for...

Alliance Bio-Products, Inc. Secures Processed Vegetative Waste Agreement with Indian River County

01 01 1970

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 12, 2017 -- Alliance Bio-Products, Inc. (Bio-Products), a subsidiary of Alliance BioEnergy Plus, Inc. (OTCQB: ALLM), today announced that it has entered into an option agreement with the Indian River County solid waste disposal district for the securement of its processed vegetative waste. The option agreement, ("the Option") which was completed in early February, will continue to be upheld under the condition that Alliance Bio-Products secures a South Florida biofuel plant within 180 days of the signing. Once the Option has been exercised, Indian River County and the Company will enter into a final contract. Commercial and Residential Landscape Waste Diverted From Local Landfills. Within the agreement, Alliance Bio-Products will be granted the exclusive right and option to a portion of the county's processed vegetative waste including yard and agricultural waste. The Option will enable the county to deliver waste to the Alliance...

Allergan Files Suits Against Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Prescriber's Choice, Inc., and Sincerus Florida, LLC

01 01 1970

Commenting on the lawsuits, the Company issued the following statement: "Biopharmaceutical companies like Allergan have a duty to put the safety of their patients first. This commitment is the cornerstone of our manufacturing, marketing and advertising of our FDA-approved products. Today, we have brought suit against companies that we believe stand in stark contrast to that commitment. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Prescriber's Choice, Inc., and Sincerus Florida, LLC do not follow the established compounding regulations, engage in false and misleading advertising, and ultimately, put patients and physicians at risk by selling unapproved new drugs." About Allergan plc Allergan plc, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model –...

All Year Cooling Donates to Help Students Acquire Hands-On Science...

01 01 1970

We’re always excited to help the community. Ms. Phillips and her students at Lakeside Elementary School will benefit from these at-home science kits by having the ability to practice science skills they have learned in school. Fort Lauderdale, FL March 24, 2017 All Year Cooling, a family-owned air conditioning installation and repair company, donated to a Lakeside Elementary School classroom in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The donation will provide a variety of science related kits to students in order to provide supplementary learning at home along with their core studies. The science kits provided to the students will have a variety of learning material including the Thames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry Set Science Kit, the Scientific Explorer Mind Blowing Science Kit, 4M Kitchen Science Kit, 4M Magnet Science Kit, the 4M Doodling Robot Kit, and more. These kits will benefit students ranging from Third to Fifth Grade. The Thames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry Set Science...

Alicia L. Koross, C.P.A. is recognized by Continental Who's Who

01 01 1970

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 12. 2017 -- Alicia L. Koross, C.P.A., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional for 20 Years of Excellence in the field of Accounting. Koross' professional title is Principal of Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC.  She brings over 20 years of field experience, as well as expertise in accounting, budgeting, income tax, corporate tax, tax preparation and small business, to her role. Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC is the 36th largest certified public accounting firm in the nation as ranked by Accounting Today. For 17 years, MBAF has also been named by INSIDE Public Accounting on the Best of the Best list as one of the Top 50 performing firms in the country, chosen for demonstrating long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. With more...

Alcovit Scores Points Among Customers for Hangover Prevention Ability

01 01 1970

Boca Raton, Florida April 25, 2017 Biotake GmbH, a German company that creates a unique, effervescent lime-flavored detox beverage called Alcovit, recently issued information to customers about the differences between a hangover “cure� and a hangover “prevention�, the latter of which is the category that its product falls into. Biotake GmbH developed Alcovit over the approximately 25 years, and the result was an effective means of preventing hangovers, a product that helps the body to efficiently detox some of the nasty toxins that result after drinking. The mix is nutritionally dense, going to work immediately to support the and re-energize the body. It is important for customers to understand the difference between a cure and a prevention. “There really is no such thing as a hangover cure, once you have a hangover the damage has already happened to the body,� said Mr....

ALA Announces $500,000 in First-time Grants to Develop Coding Programs in Libraries

01 01 1970

"The Libraries Ready to Code grants are a landmark investment in America's young people and in our future," said ALA President Jim Neal. "As centers of innovation in every corner of the country, libraries are the place for youth – especially those underrepresented in tech jobs – to get the CS skills they need to succeed in the information age. These new resources will help cultivate problem-solving skills, in addition to coding, that are at the heart of libraries' mission to foster critical thinking." Libraries are filling a crucial gap in K-12 education, with fewer than half of U.S. K-12 schools offering computer science classes. Specific groups underrepresented in CS careers - girls, rural residents, those from low-income communities, young people of color or with disabilities - are disproportionately disenfranchised by digital opportunity gaps, according to a Pew Research Center study. Libraries, proximate...

Akorbi is the 8th Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Company Globally...

01 01 1970

Plano, Texas May 10, 2017 Akorbi’s rapid growth (an impressive 1,267% in the last five years) was celebrated during the Women Presidents’ Organization’s (WPO) 2017 International Conference, a partnership with American Express. On May 5, hundreds of entrepreneurs, business leaders and executives from around the world gathered at the awards ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida to celebrate the growth and success of the world’s 50 fastest-growing, women-owned/led companies. The awards ceremony was part of the WPO’s 3-day conference, which took place May 4-6. According to the WPO, the companies on this year’s 50 Fastest-Growing list span a range of industries including technology, retail and consulting. The companies generated a combined $7.2 billion in 2016 revenues (mean of $155.6 million) and collectively employed 46,000 people in 2016 (mean of 725). This year, Akorbi was ranked #8 - a leap from its #12 spot in 2016. Akorbi...

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