At the Science Center, we are a network of innovators here to solve problems and fuel change.

 The Science Center is a mission-driven nonprofit organization that helps innovators and entrepreneurs bring world-changing technologies to market. We provide innovators, entrepreneurs and companies at any stage of the business lifecycle with support and access to resources, programming, capital, and space – helping move innovation from idea to IPO, and beyond. 


Ignite Innovation

Catalyzing Discovery, Opening Pathways, and Connecting Community

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May 24
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Philadelphia Pain Symposium
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May 29
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Coffee & Capital with Eric Steager
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May 30
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Best Practices for How Small, Medium and Enterprise Companies Manage IT
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Our Brand Anthem

We are more than a lab, or an office, or a meeting place. We are experts testing theories, students finding our passions, artists bringing ideas to life.

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Our Annual Review

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$1M gift from Penn, Wexford, kicks off...

When the University City Science Center moves into its new space at 3675 Market Street in the fall,...

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University City Science Center Announces...

The University City Science Center announced today that it has launched a $3 million “Ignite...

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Featured Success Stories

Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

In a field like Alzheimer’s disease where there are still uncertainties, being able to grow in stages has helped Avid and is a testament to the commitment of the Science Center to help startup companies achieve their development goals.

- Michael Krautkramer, Vice President of Operations at Avid Radiopharmaceuticals
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