Boca Raton, Florida - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • Boca Raton (JOBS) is located in Palm Beach County, Florida, 29 miles (47 kilometers) south of Palm Beach and 22 miles (35 kilometers) north of Fort Lauderdale. The city is set along the Atlantic coast, and has five miles (eight kilometers) of beach frontage.

    The community is generally affluent, and there are shopping facilities to keep everyone happy. Head to Mizner Park, a mixed-use development centered around a Spanish-style courtyard, where you can shop, dine, visit the Boca Raton Museum of Art, or take in a show at the Centre for the Arts. Or check out each of the 200+ stores at Town Center mall. And there's more to see in town and in neighboring communities.

    Boca Raton has a park system covering approximately 1,080 acres (437 hectares). The Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District operates several facilities, including, to name two, the Sugar Sand Park, which includes fields, trails, a roller hockey rink, a playground, and a community center housing the Children's Science Explorium and the Willow Theatre, and Red Reef Park, with public beaches, picnic areas, a golf course and the Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex. And for a real day in the outdoors, Boca Raton is just a few miles east of Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

    Florida has a generous biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device community. In Boca Raton, Florida there is Aero Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Some of the other companies found throughout the state are Exactech, Inc., Tyrogenex, Inc., Nanobac Life Sciences, Inc., Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Noven Pharmaceuticals Inc., DOR BioPharma, Inc., Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. , Viragen, Inc., and IVAX Diagnostics, Inc.

    BioFlorida, Florida’s independent statewide bioscience organization serves its members by providing the infrastructure to exchange information and ideas through industry specific programming, education, networking and legislative initiatives.

    For more information about opportunities in Florida, visit The Southern Pharm™ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in the area and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.

    Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.

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