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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(West Palm Beach, FL) – Boys & Girls Clubs in Delray Beach and Riviera Beach are two of 12 after school programs in Palm Beach County taking part in TechGarage, a year-round competitive robotics program located at FAU Tech Runway® within the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University.
With a goal of providing all the tools that burgeoning, local entrepreneurs may need to succeed, 1909 recently launched with an affordable membership platform.
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
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.
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.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awarded Florida Atlantic University’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurshipa two-year, $110,000 grant to expand its Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Business Plan Competition and other activities that will contribute to the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and economic development throughout Palm Beach County.
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.
Since the 2006-2007 school year, Spanish River Community High School has offered an Entrepreneurship Program to its students, giving them exposure to an assortment of classes including marketing, accounting, and business.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA – To further attract more business investment and quality jobs to Palm Beach County, the Business Development Board (BDB) and the School District of Palm Beach County jointly hosted high school students on February 12 to inform them of local job opportunities.