August 2019, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) not only assists corporate relocations and expansions, but also supports local companies and promotes the area as much as possible. In Florida Trend’s most recent magazine, Palm Beach County-based activity is prominent, thanks to recent economic development and community collaboration efforts.
The Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy’s competitive residency program is shaping the next generation of innovative pharmacists and educators with a robust range of learning experiences that include service and teaching.
Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine and Florida Blue, the state’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan, have teamed up to offer free community wellness programs and activities as part of an initiative – the “FAU Medicine Wellness Hub” – which just launched in Boca Raton.
Engaging a wider range of resources to connect patients with organizations within their community can help transform healthcare and improve overall well-being, according to new research published in the Journal of Business Research by faculty at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.
Several School District of Palm Beach County students worked as 2019 summer interns at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), a not-for-profit research organization that is part of the world-renowned Max Planck Society.
Today, the Business Development Board participated on a panel to share with attendees how to “Become a Stand Out Business.” The event was hosted by Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Venture X in West Palm Beach. The panelists shared with the crowd of 80 how to rise above the competition when running a business.
July 22, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the growth of 28 companies that have either relocated to or expanded in Palm Beach County. All 28 companies have one thing in common; they have relocated or expanded using the BDB’s complimentary services. Whether it’s expedited permitting, making the right local connections, finding commercial or industrial space, or applying for grants that the company wasn’t aware of, the BDB is the economic development engine for Palm Beach County. Just within the past nine months, over 1,700 high salary jobs have been facilitated for Palm Beach County residents, creating a capital investment of $187 million through the BDB’s economic development efforts.
The demand for blood in China exceeds supply, with blood products only satisfying 50% of the total demand. According to The World Health Organisation, 0.92% of China’s population are donating blood, which falls below the rate of 1% to 3% that is needed to meet demand. The annual clinical blood demand growth rate is 10-15%.
Charles Yang, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and Kaye Family Research Fellow in Insurance at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business, is being honored by the Society of Actuaries with its North American Actuarial Journal Annual Prize for an article analyzing Medicare Advantage and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).