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Latest news from the Science Center, our resident companies and the innovation ecosystem.

May 24, 2018 | Science Center In The News

$1M gift from Penn, Wexford, kicks off University City Science Center's new $3M campaign

When the University City Science Center moves into its new space at 3675 Market Street in the fall, space for its key programs will more than triple, but for those programs to grow in tandem, one thing really helps — money.

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May 23, 2018 | Press Releases

University City Science Center Announces Ignite Innovation Campaign; Lead Support from University of Pennsylvania and Wexford Science & Technology

The University City Science Center announced today that it has launched a $3 million “Ignite Innovation” Campaign, as it prepares to move into new headquarters at 3675 Market Street in Philadelphia. The campaign is off to a strong start with support totaling $1.1 million from the University of Pennsylvania and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC.

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May 21, 2018 | Bioart Blog

Artist Talk with Laura Splan

Last week, on Thursday May 17, 2018 Laura talked to us about her practice and the experiments she has been undertaking during her residency at Integral Molecular. She elaborated on her process of visualization where she has been uploading the protein models and sequences to PyMOL and manipulating their forms and interactions. Read more on this topic in our formers posts.

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May 18, 2018 | Science Center In The News

It’s Almost Time for the Second Annual PHL Innovation Picnic

Next month, the Philly entrepreneurial community will convene to celebrate another year of big breakthroughs. You don’t want to miss out on the food, drinks and field day activities!

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May 17, 2018 | Flying Slippers Blog

A Conversation with BioArtist in Residence Laura Splan

Earlier this year we announced a new interdisciplinary artist residency program in conjunction with uCity Square-based biotech company, Integral Molecular. Laura Splan, the first of three artists to participate in the BioArt Residency, began her three-month stint in April. Tonight, she’ll be giving an Artist Talk at Quorum to provide further insight into some of her completed projects.

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May 14, 2018 | Bioart Blog

BioArt Blog: An Interview With Laura Splan By Elise Vider

The residency entails spending three months working closely with scientists in a laboratory setting, studying their cutting edge research methods and interpreting them creatively. My residency research and experiments will culminate in a project that will be exhibited at the EKG Gallery in 2019.

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May 3, 2018 | Flying Slippers Blog

Four take-aways from Innovation for Social Change

What do a farm-to-table restaurant, an outdoor clothing brand, a youth sports marketing firm and a laundry service all have in common? They all are using business as a platform to do good and ignite social change. As part of Philly Tech Week 2018, the Science Center teamed up with Venture Café Global Institute and CIC to present Innovation for Social Change: a Venture Café Experience. Representatives from Philadelphia-based organizations including the White Dog Café, United By Blue, LeagueSide and Wash Cycle Laundry provided us insight into their company ethos and philosophies.

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April 26, 2018 | Resident & Alumni News

CIC Philadelphia Welcomes General Manager, Ravid Butz

CIC Philadelphia is excited to welcome new General Manager, Ravid Butz. Ravid brings over 20 years in business management to CIC Philadelphia, which is slated to open this fall at 3675 Market Street in uCity Square.

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April 26, 2018 | Science Center In The News

32 Philly Leaders Share Their Can’t-Miss Philly Tech Week Events

There are 99 tech week 2018 events, kicking off on Friday and continuing all through next week. Feeling overwhelmed? Here's your guide!

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April 25, 2018 | Science Center In The News

Karina Sotnik on the Goals of the Global Startup Accelerator Program

Karina Sotnik emigrated to the United States from Latvia in 1988. She spent over a decade in Silicon Valley, forming international partnerships for American companies and going through IPOs twice, only to lose everything in the crash of 2000.

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