Scripps & UF working on Deal That Could Bring More High-End Jobs to South Florida
More jobs and biomedical opportunities could be coming to Palm Beach County as part of a potential partnership between Scripps Research and the University of Florida.
The two organizations announced they’re in preliminary discussions, which could bolster Scripps’ 30-acre campus in Jupiter. If the deal goes through, UF would integrate the research wing of its academic health center with the biomedical research company.
The university’s support could be a potential boon for Palm Beach County. Scripps Florida, which employs about 500 people at its 40 faculty-led laboratories in Jupiter, received $117 million in research funding last year, according to a