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Our Events

Science Center events give members of Greater Philadelphia's innovation ecosystem the opportunity to convene, network and learn.  

Aug

17

A Mesh is also A Snare

The newest Esther Klein Gallery exhibit will open on August 17th and run through September 30. A Mesh is also A Snare features work by Talia Greene, Amy Hicks, Michael Konrad, Jason Varone, Kristin Lucas, Susan Robb, Ephraim Russell, Sarah Steinwachs, Cindy Stockton-Moore, Rachel Wetzel, Sarah Pulver, and Josh Weiss.

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sep

27

Cocktails & Capital: First Time Funding

Have questions about approaching funders for the first time? Not sure where to start or who to start with? Join us at Cocktails & Capital: First Time Funding for a lively panel discussion with three early stage investors who can answer all your questions about when to approach funders, who to talk to, and how to go about it. Network with funders and fellow entrepreneurs over a cocktail following the panel.

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
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Sep

28

Office Hours with Jared Gordon, Director of International Tax at Deloitte

Jared Gordon, a Director in Deloitte Tax’s Philadelphia International Tax Group, has over 20 years of experience in corporate and international taxation. With his years of experience working with large and small companies alike, Jared can advise on such topics as, setting the groundwork for international expansion, structuring for success and tax reform considerations. Join us to have your questions answered by an expert!

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sep

29

Lunch for Hungry Minds with Joseph W. Freeman

Join us for lunch with Joseph W. Freeman from Rutgers University, Department of Biomedical Engineering. He focuses on the production and development of functional, biological scaffolds that can be implanted and degrade over time. Due to their unique structure and composition, they support the regeneration of bone, ligament, muscle, and cartilage tissues when integrated with existing tissue. His current project, Regennera, is a load-bearing, synthetic bone graft that guides the formation of healthy bone tissue in orthopedic patients.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Oct

3

Orkan Telhan Artist Talk

The University City Science Center has partnered with biotech company and uCity Square resident Integral Molecular to host an artist-in-residence program focused on biotechnology. Based in Philadelphia, the goal of this program is to provide access, opportunity and awareness for artists to explore the ever-changing world of biotechnology. Our current Artist-in-Residence is Orkan Telhan. In this talk, he will be presenting some of his previous work, and also talking about his current project at Integral Molecular.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Oct

5

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Info Session with the Community College of Philadelphia

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small business owners that links learning to action. Through the program, you will receive the tools and support to develop a customized growth plan that will take your business to the next level. You will also gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that you can immediately put into action. Join us to learn more about this internationally recognized program and how you can participate at no cost!

8:30 am - 10:00 am
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Oct

9

Black & Brown Founders Project

The BBF team is so excited to bring you Black & Brown Founders Project, in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal. Purchase your workshop ticket and get: Access to all programming, with special remarks by Mayor Jim Kenney, access to the networking cocktail party, one-on-one mentor sessions, food and drinks during the event, swag bag and other fun surprises!

12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Oct

11

Lunch for Hungry Minds with Michael J. Zdilla

Join us for lunch with Michael Zdilla, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Temple University. Mike will present his current project, PolyceramX working toward hybrid organic/inorganic hybrid electrolytes for safer, high-power batteries.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Oct

12

GUT LOVE: You Are My Future

An ongoing investigation exploring our human condition through the lens of our gut micro biome.

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Oct

17

Coffee & Capital with Jeffrey Snellenberg

Sit down for a Q&A over coffee and a light breakfast with Jeffrey Snellenburg, President of the PA Angel Network. In addition to being President of PA Angel Network, Jeff is also the Investment Coordinator for Delaware Crossing Investor Group and the Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Angel Group Funds. Join us to have your questions answered by an expert Angel Investor with over 25 years of experience!

8:00 am - 9:00 am
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