Pilot program provides students and faculty space to innovate.

In Fall 2019, Lynn began piloting its own flexible workspace on the third floor of the Christine E. Lynn University Center. The university opened up the space to students and faculty who are working on projects with social impact. Students and teachers who qualify for free coworking memberships may reserve flex desks and conference rooms and gain access to the Funding Information Network database to search for project funding opportunities from more than 140,000 foundations and donors worldwide. In addition, faculty will teach social impact classes in the space. The coworking space is designed to provide the necessary tools to help students, faculty, alumni and community organizations collaborate to solve social challenges.

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MACHINE-LEARNING ALGORITHMS TRACK TREMORS IN PARKINSON’S PATIENTS

One of the hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is tremors. This involuntary movement disorder reduces quality of life by interrupting patients’ activities such as writing and eating. Neurologists routinely measure tremors using the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS), which requires patients to perform specific tasks. Unfortunately, this evaluation is based on an onsite physical exam that only provides a snapshot of the patient’s tremor experience in their day-to-day life.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD ASSISTS BIOTECH COMPANY AND BRINGS 350 JOBS TO BOCA RATON

October 28, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY – The Business Development Board (BDB), Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization, facilitates the relocation, retention and expansion of companies to or in Palm Beach Countyby constantly strengthening local businesses one at a time and accelerating the economic future with high-wage and high-tech jobs. One such company that was recently assisted is ADMA Biologics, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company located in Boca Raton. 

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD LEADERS

October 23, 2019 – PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – The Business Development Board (BDB), Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization, announced its 2019-2020 Board of Directors, a group of notable leaders positioning Palm Beach County as the top business location. More than 10 of these leaders recently topped Florida Trend’s annual issue, “Florida 500”, a list comprised of the most influential business leaders in the state of Florida.

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