The Fusion Gala and the INNOV8+ STEM Community Expo will provide a platform for community awareness and industry engagement that accelerates our combined influence on creating a strong future workforce.
Innov8+ is a coalition of educational organizations from Northwest Florida who share the common goal of inspiring our future generations to aggressively pursue solutions to tomorrow’s problems.
Innov8+ steering committee includes the Air Force Research Laboratory, Boys & Girls Club of the Emerald Coast, Doolittle Institute, Emerald Coast Robotics Alliance, Emerald Coast Science Center, HSU Educational Foundation, and Okaloosa County School District Career and Technical Education.
The HSU Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is the fiduciary for Innov8+.
INNOV8+ Steering Committee
The INNOV8+ steering committee includes representatives from:
Boys & Girls Club of the Emerald Coast
Emerald Coast Robotics Association
Emerald Coast Science Center
HSU Educational Foundation
Okaloosa County School District CTE
Please contact a member of the INNOV8+ steering committee for further details about participation and sponsorship opportunities.
INNOV8+ Hurricane Relief Project
Through a series of RISE events, INNOV8+ will bring together students and their families for free innovative, S.T.E.M. – focused educational activities, demos, food and fun centered around inspiring hope and providing support for education in the region.
The INNOV8+ Hurricane Relief Project seeks to raise funds and help Rebuild Infrastructure for STEM Education (RISE) in the communities devastated by Hurricane Michael.
The First RISE Event Was A Success!
Okaloosa District Schools
Gulf Coast State College
Bay District Schools
Northwest Florida State College
Hub City Smokehouse
We’re looking for companies and individuals to participate in our next RISE event!
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