Every month, the ‘Innovate78 Newsletter‘ features a curation of top headlines, events and opportunities from North County, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from North County’s most trusted news sources, Innovate 78 News provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past month.
North county’s rising cleantech industry
With the perfect mix of innovative cleantech startups, support from local municipalities and access to a skilled, homegrown talent pipeline, North County is leading the way in clean technology at a national scale.
CARLSBAD’S JLAB AUDIO ACQUIRED IN $370M DEAL
The acquisition provides JLab with additional resources, including product innovation and worldwide retail expansion, while keeping its core operations in North County intact.
ADVANCING SAN DIEGO: PREFFERED PROVIDERS AND INTERNS IN MANUFACTURING
Advancing San Diego has announced its Preferred Providers of Manufacturing talent, which include North County’s MiraCosta College – Technology Career Institute and Palomar College, among others. Apply by April 28 to host paid manufacturing interns from these Preferred Providers—at no charge to your business.
A MENU OF COVID-19 RESOURCES
While businesses continue to weather impacts of COVID-19, we’ve created this actively updated resource page to summarize changing state and regulatory mandates, including recent announcements about tax credits and relief funds for businesses.
In other news:
- CARLSBAD SeaSpine acquires 7D Surgical in $110 million deal.
- ESCONDIDO Membrane Filtration Reverse Osmosis Facility for Agriculture breaks ground in a project worth $65 million.
- OCEANSIDE MiraCosta College ranks among the nation’s best nursing schools for its Associate Degree Program.
- SAN MARCOS Learning by doing, CSUSM nursing students are vaccinating community members to help in the fight against COVID-19.
- VISTA Azzur Cleanrooms on Demand, a market-leading provider for early-phase life sciences manufacturing, has completed construction of its new facility.
Events we’re (virtually) attending…
Green Business EXPO
Organized by the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber’s Green Business Committee in partnership with The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, the Green Business EXPO will showcase the local businesses that make San Diego one of the most sustainable regions in the world.
CSUSM’s Super STEM Saturday at Home
Join thousands of North County families for a one-day virtual festival filled with hands-on DIY experiments, live demonstrations and exciting day-of challenges (complete with cool prizes) that will ignite your curiosity and deepen your love for STEM—all from the comfort of your home.
Talent Development in Manufacturing: How to Build Your Pipeline
Join the San Diego North Economic Development Council and Tech San Diego to hear about a North County manufacturer and its strategic approach to sourcing talent from local higher education institutions.
Calsense: Hardware Engineer, Carlsbad
Forgotten Barrel Winery: Sales and Service Representative, Escondido
Solecta Membranes: Production Operator, Oceanside
TrueCare: Project and Planning Manager, San Marcos
Leica Biosystems: Tech Support Technician, Vista
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