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Published Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Strides Pharma, one of the world's largest manufacturers of soft gelatin capsules (SGC), has acquired Micelle BioPharma located in Riviera Beach.

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Published Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Strides Pharma, one of the world's largest manufacturers of soft gelatin capsules (SGC), has acquired Micelle BioPharma located in Riviera Beach.

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Published Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB)’s boardroom was packed with human resource professionals from diverse backgrounds for Palm Beach State College’s Human Resource Business Partnership Council, an initiative that allows Human Resource representatives to openly discuss what’s working and what needs improvement in recruitment efforts at Palm Beach State College. 

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Published Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Driving a long commute in traffic can sound like a nightmare, but for BDB VP Shereena Coleman, it was a breeze. On October 30, the executive boarded the Brightline in West Palm Beach to attend Unbound Miami located in downtown Miami. She represented the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County on a panel with Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Miami-Dade Beacon Council, and Enterprise Florida. The topic for the panel was "Tri-County Collaboration", which sparked quite a few topics of discussion. 

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Published Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Workforce talent is one of the top deciding factors for companies when relocating or expanding to a new area. Recently, Palm Beach County was ranked in the top 10 communities in the nation for attracting and developing talent.

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Published Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) hosted the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.

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Published Wednesday, August 28, 2019

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a global technology leader with offices around the world, has partnered with the BDB on multiple initiatives to strengthen the talent pipeline in the information technology sector.  The company has over 500 employees in Palm Beach County and has launched a successful internship program where students work alongside industry experts on the HPCC Systems® technology. The program provides students with hands-on learning experience with a focus on Big Data.

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Published Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Imagine a place where students work alongside scientists and millions of dollars are granted to schools to fund centers that will fill the jobs that are in high demand. That place is now a reality in Palm Beach County thanks to new programs launched by Palm Beach State College, Florida Atlantic University, Keiser University, and West Technical Education Center. The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) has collaborated with all academic institutions through a Workforce Analysis Study and identified several new programs that will strengthen the talent pipeline in Palm Beach County.

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Investors

Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Baptist Health South Florida BB&T Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A.
CareerSource Centennial Bank DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL GL Homes Greenberg Traurig Gunster
Hardrives, Inc. HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications MBAF Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC
Nova Southeastern University Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Palm Beach Park of Commerce PNC Bank
Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc. RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal
TD Bank Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital