Navigation Links
Waterfront Properties Proud To Have Prestigious Max Planck Society in its Back Yard
Date:12/8/2012

JUPITER, Fla. (PRWEB) December 08, 2012

The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience will cap a week’s worth of coverage by the national and international media, important visits by local and state dignitaries, and its official grand-opening celebration with an all-day community event Dec. 8.

All eyes have been on Jupiter since Dec. 3, when the esteemed center for brain research opened its doors to some of the top Ph.D.s in the world – 80 employees in all. The mission of the institute is to understand how the brain and central-nervous system function in an effort to cure diseases and disorders, and better understand humanity. The 100,000-square-foot facility is on Donald Ross Road, next to Scripps Florida and near Abacoa.

The community event, Neuroscience Discovery Day, will feature a full slate of children’s, adult and family events that are free and open to the public. Waterfront Properties and Club Communities encourages all interested residents to come out show their support for one of the most important investments Florida has made in decades and find out how the high-tech facility will improve the quality of life and the value of northern Palm Beach County real estate.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., activities include science experiments, interactive labs, a poster contest for high-school students, a neuroscience-inspired design competition, musical performances by local school students, meet-and-greets with Max Planck scientists, a food truck with gourmet food and beverages, refreshment s for all ages. There also will be tours of the six-acre campus at Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur location.

The building boasts several special features, including vibration-resistant construction to insure equipment accuracy, calibrated interior doors to limit drafts of air that might disturb experiments and an array of green features for a sustainable result. There is a 150-seat auditorium, 58,000 square feet of lab space and state-of-the art microscopes, imaging machinery and other instruments.

The Max Planck Society chose Jupiter as the site of its first research facility in the United States. It is named after the German scientist who won a Nobel Prize for physics in 1918, and is renowned for developing the quantum theory.

The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience received $188 million in county and state funding, including $94.1 million from the Florida Office of Tourism, Trade and Economic Development, $6.3 million from Florida Atlantic University and $260,000 from the town of Jupiter in the form of waived impact fees. It is expected the institute will hire another 50 employees and will effect $2 billion in economic activity.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/12/prweb10217620.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Physical properties predict stem cell outcome
2. Discovery of material with amazing properties
3. Unique properties of graphene lead to a new paradigm for low-power telecommunications
4. Aveka Nutra Processing proudly begins producing products from Z Trim Holdings, Inc.
5. The Scientist Proudly Announces the Top 10 Innovations of 2012
6. Spiral Flow(TM) Grafts Enhance Patient Outcomes - New Paper Published in the Prestigious Annals of Vascular Surgery
7. Early career distinction: Prestigious award recognizes physicists work in electron dynamics
8. Creabilis Receives Prestigious Technology Strategy Board Biomedical Catalyst Award
9. QIAGEN and Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology Collaborate to Develop Assay for Active TB Risk in Individuals With Latent Infection
10. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Upcoming Poster Presentations of Zerenex™ (Ferric Citrate) at the Upcoming American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011 Annual Meeting
11. ChemoCentryx Presents Positive Results for Novel CCR2 Inhibitor in Preclinical Models of Diabetic Nephropathy at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Dr. Asher Kimchi, Founder and Chairman of the International ... at the 22nd World Congress on Heart Disease held in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In ... Distinguished Fellowship Awards. , Dr. Asher Kimchi, together with Co-Chairmen Dr. John A. Elefteriades ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... and PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... , a personalized genetic evaluations company, today announced ... their partnership investigating a genetic mutation implicated in ... extend the partnership for a second case involving ... year, the KCNQ2 Cure Alliance and Pairnomix entered ...
(Date:7/18/2017)... ... , ... Sourcing custom glass or quartz parts can be a daunting task. ... execute your job can take many hours of emails, phone calls and on-line research. ... showcase the company’s capabilities and core custom categories, and enables you to start the ...
(Date:7/18/2017)... ... July 18, 2017 , ... Allotrope Foundation won the 2017 ... of the Allotrope Framework for commercial use. , The Bio-IT World Best Practices ... elevate the critical role of information technology in modern biomedical research, but also ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/6/2017)... Forecasts by Product Type (EAC), Biometrics, Card-Based ... & Logistics, Government & Public Sector, Utilities / Energy ... Nuclear Power), Industrial, Retail, Business Organisation (BFSI), Hospitality & ... for a definitive report on the $27.9bn Access Control ... ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... April 4, 2017 KEY FINDINGS ... expand at a CAGR of 25.76% during the forecast ... the primary factor for the growth of the stem ... https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/4807905/ MARKET INSIGHTS The global stem cell ... application, and geography. The stem cell market of the ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... , March 30, 2017  On April 6-7, ... Hack the Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters ... two-day competition will focus on developing health and wellness ... Hack the Genome is the first ... tremendous. The world,s largest companies in the genomics, tech ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):