Brad Graves

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Recent Stories

Oxford-based Microscope Maker Arrives in UTC

TECHNOLOGY: Seeking Global Presence, ONI Chooses San Diego as New Headquarters, Plans to Hire

Oxford Nanoimaging (ONI), the maker of a desktop microscope that lets scientists see single cells at the molecular level, has moved its headquarters from Oxford, England to the University Towne Center.

DoD Outlines 2022 Spending

DEFENSE: Funds Spur 25% of S.D. Economy

San Diego defense contractors as well as the broader regional economy stand to benefit under a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) budget proposal made public just before Memorial Day weekend.

Carlsbad Helps Cos. Stay Safe

CYBERSECURITY: Effort Educates Businesses

The city government of Carlsbad is offering a new and timely service to small businesses within its city limits: a program that will help businesses brush up on their cyber hygiene.

GA-ASI Sells Aircraft Services to Department of the Navy

Contractor Will Operate MQ-9s for the U.S. Marine Corps Under $11 Million Deal

The U.S. government and Poway-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. recently announced two deals related to its MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft.

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City National Bank Funds Operation HOPE

City National Bank has donated $10,000 to Operation HOPE-North County in Vista.

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Businesses Upbeat About the Months Ahead

Cal State San Marcos Project Takes Stock of the Economy for Remainder of the Year

Business leaders in San Diego County feel the economy is poised to turn around after the COVID-19 pandemic, with slightly more than one-third forecasting that it will happen in the next six to 12 months.

Region’s Brewers Regain Confidence

Spring 2021 CSUSM Business Confidence Index

San Diego County’s craft brewing community is feeling confident about the future, according to a just-released survey conducted by the College of Business Administration at Cal State University San Marcos.

Biotech Ranking Introduced in 2021

Spring 2021 CSUSM Business Confidence Index

Students at the College of Business Administration at Cal State San Marcos have begun monitoring San Diego’s biotechnology sector — an area that has weathered the storm of COVID-19 well.

Tourism Begins Rebuilding Process

Spring 2021 CSUSM Business Confidence Index

Tourism and hospitality is on the rebound, but it may take up to two years to achieve pre-COVID levels. That’s the view of 93% of people who responded to a recent survey.

Hologic Receives $179M Contract for SARS-CoV-2 Assays

U.S. Army Buys Gear to Test for COVID-19; Solute Gets Information Technology Work

The U.S. Army awarded Hologic Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) a three-year, $178.5 million contract for Panther Fusion SARS-CoV-2 assays, Aptima SARS-CoV-2 assays, multiplex test kits and associated reagents and consumables.

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