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Germany’s BfArM Approves ReAlta Life Sciences’ Phase 1b Study

Norfolk, VA, May 10th, 2022 – ReAlta Life Sciences (“ReAlta”), Inc., a clinical stage, rare disease company dedicated to harnessing the power of the immune system to address life threatening diseases, today announced the company secured regulatory approval from Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte, BfArM) to conduct a […]

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TechArk Solutions to Expand in the Norfolk Innovation Corridor

On April 12, the City of Norfolk’s Department of Economic Development announced that TechArk plans to expand its Norfolk-based headquarters, investing over $100,000 to improve its present facility located within the Norfolk Innovation Corridor (NIC) – a Technology Zone – and creating eight new high-tech, high-wage jobs in Norfolk. This announcement came soon after the […]

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Breeze Airways announces 4 new coast-to-coast destinations from Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Breeze Airways is expanding its flight offerings from Norfolk International Airport to new locations in Florida, California, Georgia and Nevada. City and airline officials made the announcement during a Tuesday morning news conference. Breeze, a low-fare airline, is adding four new coast-to-coast destinations from Norfolk this summer.

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Embody, Inc. to invest $5 million to increase research and development capabilities for soft tissue healing

RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Embody, Inc., a Norfolk-based medical device company developing novel collagen-based technologies for soft tissue repair, will invest $5 million to expand its headquarters at Innovation Research Park at Old Dominion University in the City of Norfolk. The company will add 10,000 square feet to its operation to […]

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FDA Clears ReAlta Life Sciences’ Phase 2 STAR Trial

Norfolk, VA, March 30, 2022 – ReAlta Life Sciences (“ReAlta”), Inc., a clinical stage, rare disease company dedicated to harnessing the power of the immune system to address life threatening diseases, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of an Investigational New Drug (IND) application for a Phase 2 clinical trial of RLS-0071 in […]

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RISE Challenge Winner FloodMapp Launches Integration With Waze to Help Drivers Avoid Flooded Roads in Real Time

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 4, 2022 — RISE joins climate tech startup FloodMapp to announce the launch and integration of FloodMapp’s forecast flooding technology with the navigation app Waze. Funded as a winner of the RISE Urban Mobility Resilience Challenge, FloodMapp’s innovative solution allows Waze to offer drivers real-time, street-level alerts of flooded roads. FloodMapp is piloting the program […]

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RISE Challenge Winner FloodMapp Launches Integration With Waze to Help Drivers Avoid Flooded Roads in Real Time

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RISE joins climate tech startup FloodMapp to announce the launch and integration of FloodMapp’s forecast flooding technology with the navigation app Waze. Funded as a winner of the RISE Urban Mobility Resilience Challenge, FloodMapp’s innovative solution allows Waze to offer drivers real-time, street-level alerts of flooded roads. FloodMapp is piloting the program […]

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SVT Robotics Raises $25M in Series A Funding for Software

SVT Robotics Inc. yesterday announced the close of its $25 million Series A funding round. The Norfolk, Va.-based startup has developed its SOFTBOT platform to accelerate and simplify the integration and deployment of robots. SVT claimed that companies can use its software to integrate any enterprise system with automation for any task, without custom code, in […]

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TechArk Solutions named to Inc. 5000 list in a year that disrupted the entire business world

Digital Solutions Firm Continues Banner Year by Winning Prestigious National Award (Norfolk, VA.) August 24, 2021 – Inc. magazine has announced that TechArk Solutions, a Virginia-based digital solutions company specializing in website development, digital marketing, and custom software and app development, has been included in its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of […]

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Norfolk Innovation Corridor and City of Norfolk Economic Development wins GOLD Rank for its public-private partnership that creates positive change in an urban area

Washington, DC – Norfolk Economic Development Department won a Gold Rank for its Norfolk Innovation Corridor, a project in the category of Public-Private Partnerships of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).  The honor was presented at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference, on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021. “It’s wonderful to be recognized for the partnership between the Norfolk Innovation Corridor and the […]

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