THE JIM MORAN INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND NONPROFIT EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS

Broward County, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, in Florida State University’s College of Business, is accepting applications for its Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) and Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP). Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are funded by The Jim Moran Foundation and Jim and Jan Moran. Application deadline is March 31.

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Super Bowl LIV – NFL Business Connect Workshop

Super Bowl LIV will take place in South Florida on February 2nd, 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium.  The South Florida Community will be impacted by Super Bowl LIV throughout the year, leading up to the game.  Palm Beach County businesses have a chance to benefit from the upcoming Super Bowl with a program taking place this month. The Super Bowl Host Committee will bring its NFL Business Connect workshop to The Palm Beaches on March 21, 2019.  This workshop will take place at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport in West Palm Beach, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is working with Palm Beach County’s Office of Equal Business Opportunity to assist the Super Bowl Host Committee with NFL Business Connect. The program aims  to  provide  diverse,  qualified  and  certified  businesses from Palm Beach County opportunities to compete for special event related contracts connected to the Super Bowl. The NFL Business Connect Program is focused on creating contract opportunities for certified minority, woman, veteran, and LBGT owned businesses.

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NATION’S FIRST STEM CELL COLLECTION CENTER OPERATED BY A PUBLIC MARROW REGISTRY TO OPEN IN SOUTH FLORIDA

BOCA RATON, FL, March 6 – The Gift of Life Marrow Registry will become the nation’s first marrow registry to operate its own stem cell collection center, making it easier and faster than ever before for volunteer donors to save the lives of patients battling blood cancer around the world. Located within its new 22,000 square foot headquarters, the center will feature a warm, inviting, spa-like atmosphere focused entirely on the donor’s experience.

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FPL ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BUILD FOUR NEW SOLAR POWER PLANTS IN 2019

JUNO BEACH, Fla.March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced plans to build four new solar power plants this year that are expected to begin powering customers in early 2020:

  • FPL Okeechobee Solar Energy Center, Okeechobee County
  • FPL Hibiscus Solar Energy Center, Palm Beach County
  • FPL Echo River Solar Energy Center, Suwannee County
  • FPL Southfork Solar Energy Center, Manatee County

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LIFE SCIENCE ENTREPRENEUR CHOOSES JUPITER OVER BOSTON

JUPITER, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the Town of Jupiter are pleased to announce a new addition to Jupiter’s growing bioscience sector. Alphazyme, a developer, manufacturer and global distributor of enzymes, will expand its operations to fulfill its goal of becoming the world’s premier partner for custom, industrial-scale, molecular biology enzymes from its headquarters in Jupiter, Florida.

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SOUTH TECH SCHOOLS: A PREMIER PROVIDER OF CAREER EDUCATION

SouthTech Schools, a recognized system of schools within Palm Beach County, is comprised of SouthTech Academy, an A-rated high school; SouthTech Preparatory Academy, a middle school; SouthTech Adult Education, and SouthTech Success Center, for students at risk of not graduating high school. SouthTech has served Palm Beach County for more than 40+ years with deep roots in its community and foundation laid on career and technical training.

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STUDENTS, INDUSTRY TO COLLABORATE IN PBSC INNOVATION LAB

Palm Beach State College launched its new Innovation Lab at a grand opening ceremony Thursday with a ribbon-cutting, remarks by College and industry leaders and student technology demonstrations. Housed in the Technology Center on the Lake Worth campus, the 1,264 square-foot former classroom has been reimagined as a high-tech sandbox that will provide students with the tools and technologies they need to tackle actual industry challenges in collaboration with area businesses.

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