PALM BEACH GARDENS — A solar technology company is harnessing the sun, powering some of the many golf carts which were zipping around the Honda Classic this weekend.
Ra Power Pro is supplying solar panels to help keep the carts and CBS12 TV cameras running at PGA National Resort & Spa. The portable panels’ technology was originally developed for troops on the move in the desert overseas, Ra Power Pro President Geoff Haynes said.
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Start-up firms that take out loans in the name of the business in the initial year of operation, as opposed to personal debt obtained in the name of the firm’s owner, are significantly more likely to survive and achieve higher levels of revenue, according to a new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business.
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With a 40-year career in medical research and development, Dr. Fred Sancilio feels more at home in the lab than on the beach. Before he relocated to the Sunshine State, Dr. Sancilio had built a national pharmaceutical contract business based in North Carolina, and his wife Alex had started and led a successful health insurance firm in Hawaii.
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Three teams of students from FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science recently took home a cash prize for winning FAU’s IoT Hardware Hackathon, Make FAU 2018, an annual event held during National Engineers Week. The Hackathon challenges teams to use their engineering skills to build and develop hardware applications.
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Feb. 22, 2018 — Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today expanded its Professional Liability Practice with a team of six litigators from Ackerman Law Group, including its founder David Ackerman. They join Akerman’s Litigation Practice Group in the West Palm Beach, Fla., office, enhancing the firm’s national capabilities for clients challenged with legal malpractice claims and ethical violations.
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Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway® has released the results of its third annual economic impact report. The report provides cumulative performance metrics for 52 Tech Runway-affiliated companies since fall 2014.
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West Palm Beach, Fla. – (February 15, 2018) – West Palm Beach-based Verdex Construction has been selected to complete a multi-million dollar interior renovation of new office space on behalf of building owner TAM-CAT-45th Street, LLC. The building be will be home to a new location for Belcan, one of the largest engineering companies in U.S. The location, off of 45th Street in West Palm Beach, is the former home of Lincoln College of Technology.
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The Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, the state’s principal provider of small business assistance, and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) are pleased to announce the selection of Rafael Cruz as the regional director of the Florida SBDC at FAU, effective December 4, 2017.
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The BDB worked with the School District and CareerSource Palm Beach County to bring together high schools and local companies so that students could learn about career paths and the possibilities that are open to them as the county continues to attract more employers. Students enjoyed interaction with employers and workers in the growing sectors of Life Sciences, Aerospace/Aviation/Engineering, Business Financial Services, and Manufacturing. Other industries represented were Construction/Trades, Real Estate, Hospitality, Tourism, Public Safety, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship, Education, Government, and Exercise Science.
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