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November 29, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

The MDD Interview: Molineaux sees growth opportunities for life sciences in PA

Christopher Molineaux is president of Pennsylvania Bio, the only statewide trade association for the life sciences industry whose membership includes medical device, diagnostic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and research organizations....

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November 19, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Innovation Partnership (IPart) Announces $80,000 FAST Grant Award, and Continuation of its Successful SBIR/STTR Company Assistance Programs

HARRISBURG, PA – The Innovation Partnership (IPart) secured an $80,000 Federal State and Technology Partnership (FAST) grant from the US Small Business Administration. IPart is Pennsylvania’s premiere Small Business Innovation Research...

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November 13, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Campus Philly Tech Jobs Crawl aims to broaden college student job search in region

Bring more than 70 bright-eyed college students interested in technology to three vibrant hubs of business innovation in Philadelphia and try for them to ignore the opportunity to stay here.   That was the call of the first ever Tech...

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October 26, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

StartUp PHL looks to boost Philly tech scene

Mayor Michael Nutter launched a new initiative Friday to support Philadelphia tech startups. On the roof deck of the Independence Visitor Center, Nutter kicked off the proceedings with a nod to the past.   "Philly is a perfect place for...

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October 24, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Greater Phila. Chamber appoints new chair at annual meeting

Citizens Bank executive Daniel K. Fitzpatrick was officially appointed chairman of the board at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.   Fitpatrick is president and CEO of Citizens Bank and RBS Citizens for Pennsylvania,...

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October 19, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Philadelphia-area firms have impressive 3Q for VC

Philadelphia-area companies got more venture capital in the third quarter than in any quarter since the fourth quarter of 2008, according to the latestMoneyTree report.   Venture capitalists invested $170.4 million in 26 deals involving...

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October 5, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Philadelphia Business Journal Names Wistar Institute Chief Life Sciences CEO of The Year.

PHILADELPHIA – (October 4, 2012) – In recognition of his life-long determination to bring scientific discovery to benefit humankind by engaging with life sciences partners along the spectrum of academia, industry and government, and his...

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September 25, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Richard Vague: ‘Bootstrap for as long as you can’ and more advice from the Gabriel Investments managing partner

Richard Vague has a few words of advice for entrepreneurs looking to raise capital, and he has the experience to back it up. The managing partner of Center City’s early stage fund Gabriel Investments said he remembers when a company of his...

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August 31, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

Breast Cancer Detection Sensor Receives Grant from DOH's CURE Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 21, 2012) – Physicians could soon have a new, noninvasive and radiation-free option when it comes to performing regular breast exams. A hand-held device that can detect cancer by sensing the elasticity of breast...

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August 28, 2012 | Beyond The Science Center

New, radiation-free breast exam device moves closer to market

PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 21, 2012) – Physicians could soon have a new, noninvasive and radiation-free option when it comes to performing regular breast exams. A hand-held device that can detect cancer by sensing the elasticity of breast...

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