Palm Beach County, FL is home to the world’s top two life sciences research institutes, has a new 150,000-square-foot life sciences accelerator on the horizon, and is experiencing unprecedented growth in the Life Sciences industry. Already home to over 700 life sciences companies, change in the national tax law is fueling explosive growth in the county’s sector. Companies are leveraging the area’s affordability and enjoyable pace of life to spark collaborative innovation. With biotech and pharmaceutical education programs at local universities, world-class core facilities available for commercial access, and a lifestyle that attracts talent, life science companies are finding Palm Beach County to be irresistible.
The Business Development Board wins for Palm Beach County again, by bringing another new business to West Palm Beach.
On October 3rd, 2019 Life Sciences South Florida hosted the 1st LSSF Women in Life Sciences Brunch. Guest speakers were Gina Alexis (President of The Alexis Group, Inc. and Chair of BioFlorida Southeast Chapter), Kate Black, Esq. (Shareholder, Data, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Group at Greenberg Traurig, LLP), Jennifer Esposito (VP, Health and Fitness Business Unit at Magic Leap), Marivette Navarrete (Founder and CEO of The Mujerista), and Dr. Roxana Ross (Director of Translational Research and Economic Development Operations and Proposal Development at NSU). The purpose of the event was to provide a space to: 1) cultivate relationships, 2) share experiences and journeys about the meaning of intersecting identities as women in the life sciences world; and 3) share insights about how degrees in the life sciences can manifest into diverse, exciting and meaningful career paths.
Boom! Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area has already logged its best year on record for venture capital. The state of Florida is on track for a record year as well.
Eight months after successfully courting Beacon Pharmaceutical to town, Jupiter Town Council members are expected to vote Thursday on the bioscience company’s plans for a research, development and production facility on Indiantown Road.
October 2019, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – What do Rocket Engines, Arcade Games, Sugar, Biofuel, and Microalgae have in common? They’re all made in Palm Beach County’s advanced manufacturing industry. In honor of Florida Governor DeSantis declaring October as “Manufacturing Month”, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is proud to showcase the diverse industry sector. In fact, there are over 20,900 manufacturing jobs in Palm Beach County with average earnings of $76,179.
Scripps Florida aims to invest $15 million in a set of microscopes that freeze molecules, a process that gives scientists a clear view of tiny particles.