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Sarasota, FL, March 17, 2015 — We’ve all seen them. We’ve probably even been them at one time or another: Rubberneckers. But the curiosity of passers-by frequently becomes a problem when it causes traffic slow-downs and, in the case of crime scenes, an obstacle to police work and a threat to victims’ dignity. When Carl Cannova thought of a solution, he partnered with ROBRADY to realize his idea. ...    
Sarasota, FL, February 13, 2015 — Walter Herbst, legendary founding father of modern industrial design, led the Biz941 event “Creativity Conversation.” The event, moderated by Rob Brady, CEO of ROBRADY design, inspired Sarasota entrepreneurs, investors and start-up professionals to use design AND business creativity to generate smart products for market. ...    
Sarasota, FL, December 11, 2014 — This Saturday, ABC 7 airs ART {R}evolution, a documentary exploring how art has evolved in Sarasota and how it drives innovation in other fields such as technology and design. Yet, while it explores the legacy of the Ringling Family and the vibrant creativity driving both art and innovation in Sarasota, {R}evolution isn’t just any program; it’s the result of a groundbreaking project by students of the Ringling School of Art and Design’s ART Network course. ...    
We are pleased to announce the addition of J. Colin Leonard, Mike Etzel, and Matthew Vergin to the team. The threesome joins the Sarasota-based design studio, filling positions ranging from director to designer. ...    
GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Obviously we are alarmed at the number of people that have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa and are very concerned now that Ebola has presented in the United States. Based on the significant number of hospitals and infection control professionals that are contacting us, we have begun collaborating with these healthcare professionals in the development of their institution's Ebola Preparedness Plans and are incorporating HyGreen® Hand Hygiene Recording and Reminding System technology. ...    
Sarasota, FL October 5, 2014 –ROBRADY design’s Senior Business Development Manager, Robert Karnick, is appearing at this year’s Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) Medical Design Conference to discuss the impact of observational research in developing products that fight infection. ...    
Sarasota, FL September 26, 2014 – An international panel of design experts has awarded Sarasota-based ROBRADY design a prestigious Red Dot Award for its work on the Merlin Power Systems’ portable fuel cell. During an intensive two-day selection process, the panel evaluated more than 4,700 entries from around the world. ROBRADY’s submission ranked in the top 5%, which garnered the studio one of the highly-respected awards. ...    
February 25, 2014 — Now-a-days everywhere you turn something is green, usually literally, and claiming to benefit the world in some way. With all the "Green-washing", mixed messaging, over-saturation, and confusion, a lot of consumers are tuning out. So what do we do about it? ...    
Miami, FL, February 14, 2014 — In an effort to keep our finger on the pulse of the marine industry, Rob Brady and I battled alligator alley and Miami traffic to spend a day walking the 2014 Miami Boat show. My last trip was in 2007, so everything there was fresh to my eyes. As it’s a show full of high dollar big-boy toys, I bought a couple Powerball tickets on the way out of town. ...    
February 3, 2014 — Today’s lifestyles are out of balance and we are putting ourselves at risk with unhealthy habits. We are aging as a population and more likely to suffer from chronic diseases as we grow older. Our healthcare systems are buckling under the demand for costly and complicated care. In short, the healthcare industry is in crisis and facing a paradigm shift. The good news is there are plenty of opportunities for innovation within this crisis. ...