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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. announced several contract wins in the seven-day span of Oct. 9-15.
The U.S. Air Force rebutted a Department of Defense Inspector General’s report alleging that the Air Force is buying too many Reaper drones from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.
San Diego-based Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and private equity firm Cuna del Mar LP have filed permits to develop an environmentally sustainable, 5,000-metric-ton finfish farm off the San Diego coast.
Escondido-based Stone Brewing Co. plans to invest $74 million in a new East Coast brewing facility planned for Richmond, Va.
The U.S. Air Force said on Oct. 1 that it awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $306.1 million, sole-source contract to provide logistics services and sustainment for the Air Force’s Global Hawk unmanned spy aircraft.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. said that it received an $8.5 million contract award for communication systems for certain airborne assets.
PHARMA: The Current Treatment Effort Is on Reducing Impact of Disease
San Diego-based Lpath Inc. just closed a deal on $12.5 million in financing to help fund the company’s attempt to treat — or maybe even cure — the number one cause of blindness.
BUILDING: The Improving Economy Spurs Industrial Growth
It’s not the start of any expected boom, but three North County cities are now witnessing what has been a nearly nonexistent sight in the region for the past six years: speculative construction of industrial projects.
Envision Solar International Inc., a renewable energy media and branding product company, announced that it will be supplying the next order of 20 charging stations to a major Silicon Valley search engine
OneRoof Energy Group Inc., a San Diego solar services business, said it entered financing agreements from Black Coral Capital LLC and affiliates of the Hanwha Group that provide about $16.7 million in new capital.
San Diego-based Vanguard Space Technologies Inc. announced that it has been selected by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. to produce the structure assembly for the L1-L2 lens assembly for the camera on the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST).
In advance of National Manufacturing Day on Friday, Oct. 3, a new local study finds that nearly 3,000 San Diego companies are engaged in the activity, and employ more than 94,000 workers who earn an average of $75,800.
Miva Merchant, a San Diego-based provider of ecommerce software, announced a corporate rebrand and name change to Miva, as well as a new headquarters location.
PHARMA: VC Firm, GSK Putting $10M Into Each C
Avalon Ventures LLC announced the launch of two biotech companies formed through its collaboration with British drugmaker, GlaxoSmithKline Plc. The partnership will funnel $495 million into 10 new biotech companies by 2016.
Vista-based craft beer maker Belching Beaver Brewery Inc. plans to convert a former bank location into a new brewpub in that city, after purchasing the building at 302 E. Broadway for $1.35 million.