Pilot program let’s high school students conduct research with Mayo Clinic

:: 29 June 2017 ::

For the first time, local high school students are having the opportunity to be mentored by some of the most notable researchers in the world at Mayo Clinic. It's all a part of a summer mentorship program. ...read more

Economic Development Flourishes in Northeast Florida

:: 23 January 2017 ::

Northeast Florida had a year of outstanding growth and activity in 2016 with economic project announcements that will create nearly 3,000 jobs and $641 million in new capital investment. ...read more

Formativ Health Announces 500 New Jobs to JAX

:: 17 January 2017 ::

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Formativ Health today announced the company will lease 65,000 square feet of office space and hire up to 500 employees for a new Patient Access Services Center. ...read more

Florida Institute Funds Keystone Heights-based Auxadyne

:: 15 August 2016 ::

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Auxadyne, a Keystone Heights-based company with technology developed at Florida State University. The Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based universities and research institutions. ...read more

Global Headquarters for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Expands for Second Time

:: 21 July 2015 ::

Latest Manufacturing Expansion Project Announced Bringing Total Investment to $500 Million ...read more

Hospitals boost population health by bringing care to the workplace

:: 9 December 2014 ::

As healthcare costs continue to rise and affect business profit margins, companies are seeking solutions to better control and manage costs for their employees ...read more

Forbes Names Palm Coast “One of the Top 10 Best Small Places for Business and Careers”

:: 13 August 2014 ::

Palm Coast is home to many mid-size businesses with the largest corporation, Palm Coast Data, being one of the community’s largest employers. Palm Coast is home to several attractions such as Belle Terre Park, Bird of Paradise Nature Reserve, Heroes Park and Waterfront Park among others. The town’s extensive canal system and Intracoastal Waterway allows for year-round boating and supports a thriving ecosystem of wildlife. ...read more

Chase-JAXUSA Partnership Survey Reveals Northeast Floridians Are Optimistic about Local Economy

:: 25 July 2014 ::

Two-thirds believe local economy is stable or getting better; Sixty-three percent believe local job market is steady or improving. A majority of Northeast Floridians believe that their local economy is healthier than the national economy, according to the 2014 Chase-JAXUSA Partnership Pulse of the Consumer Survey released today. ...read more

The 10 Best Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

:: 13 May 2014 ::

As the employment picture perks up in some major metropolitan areas, job seekers might be tempted to limit their search to those cities. But as it turns out, the places with the healthiest employment numbers aren’t always the best areas for finding a job. ...read more

Jacksonville Ranked as the Best City in the Country to Start a Business

:: 11 March 2014 ::

Jacksonville has topped yet another good list to be on. WalletHub.com, a personal finance social network, has ranked Jacksonville as the best place in the country to start a business. WalletHub ranked the 150 largest cities in the United States on a variety of issues. Jacksonville came out on top, it said, because of the area’s strong record of successful young companies, low corporate tax rates, employee availability and accessible financing. ...read more