Category Archives: STEM

Welcome GCMCC Sponsors: USF Connect & the Florida High Tech Corridor

Each year, almost since the inception of Gulf Coast Maker Con, USF CONNECT and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council have shown their support for the inventive spirit that fuels our Maker community.  This year, they’re joining us again and … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Pinellas STEM Academies

We’re happy to be joined by Pinellas STEM Academies at Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con, this year, showcasing the inventive spirit of Pinellas County youth!  Laura Spence, K-12 STEM Specialist for the Pinellas County School District, who will be … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers of Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018: iLab

For the last five years, St. Petersburg College-Seminole campus has hosted Pinellas Comic & Maker Con, led by SPC’s Innovation Lab, or iLab.  During that same period, Eureka! Factory has organized Gulf Coast Maker Con  and both groups frequented, promoted … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 in Review

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016, wrapped up Saturday, April 9, as our biggest and most successful event yet. The whole idea of the event is to create an opportunity to network and share skills, crafts, ideas, and innovations born and raised in our Florida Gulf … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes Florida High Tech Corridor as 2016 Sponsor!

Stretching across 23 counties, the Florida High Tech Corridor is “a technology rich region known as much for its legacy in aerospace as it is for its growing prominence in other high tech clusters of innovation such as Modeling and … Continue reading

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