Navy research initiative means more opportunities for local tech firms

The U.S. Navy wants to expand its scope of private partners in Central Florida, and local tech firms could benefit, especially companies that don’t typically work with the military.  

On Sept. 3, Assistant Secretary for the Navy of Research, Development and Acquisition James Geurts announced the creation of five “Tech Bridges” across the U.S., including one in Orlando. The Tech Bridges are meant to act as research hubs with increased collaboration between the Navy and private companies. Read more here.