JUPITER, Fla. — The medical community in Jupiter is growing. Plans to bring a life sciences accelerator to Jupiter were unveiled today in what town leaders say is a vital piece to making Jupiter a center for life science research and business.
Palm Beach County has recognized for more than a decade that, despite two major scientific institutes locating in Jupiter, it was missing a crucial element to its burgeoning biotechnology industry.
JUPITER, Fla. (CBS12) — More than 100 new jobs are coming to Palm Beach County.
The Jupiter Town Council on Feb. 5 unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with a pharmaceutical company that wants to build a $44 million life science hub in the city.
February 6, 2019 – JUPITER, FL – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the Town of Jupiter are pleased to announce the relocation of Beacon Pharmaceutical (beaconpharmaceutical.com), a focused early-stage life sciences firm, to Jupiter. As part of Beacon’s move to Jupiter, the company will build a state-of-the-art life sciences accelerator and biologics synthesis facility to support up to 50 companies in which the firm plans investments. This new headquarters will be a building up to 200,000 sq. ft. in Jupiter, creating an estimated more than 137 new jobs with a capital investment of approximately $80 million. Beacon Pharmaceutical originally planned to house the project in New York City. Through proactive outreach by the BDB, Beacon Pharmaceutical decided to consider Palm Beach County.