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December 19, 2012 | Science Center In The News

First Digital Health Awards of QED Program, Two Life Sciences Projects Also Receive Awards

PHILADELPHIA--(December 19, 2012) – Two digital health projects and two life science projects will receive a total of $600,000 from the University City Science Center’s QED Program, the Science Center announced December 19, 2012. Since its...

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December 5, 2012 | Science Center In The News

Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage

PHILADELPHIA--(December 5, 2012) – How much ground has the U.S. lost in the global innovation race -- and how do we regain our advantage? Robert Atkinson, Ph.D., founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation...

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December 3, 2012 | Science Center In The News

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Expands Campus Entrepreneurship Platform Bringing “Blackstone LaunchPad” to Pennsylvania

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Expands Campus Entrepreneurship Platform Bringing “Blackstone LaunchPad” to Pennsylvania   Partnership between The University City Science Center, Temple University and Philadelphia University will Train...

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November 30, 2012 | Science Center In The News

NEW DATE: 20% by 2020: How Philadelphia is Reducing Energy Consumption

PHILADELPHIA--(November 26, 2012) – The Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) has taken on a considerable task – reducing energy consumption in Philadelphia 20% by 2020. What does this mean for Philadelphia’s economy – and what...

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November 28, 2012 | Science Center In The News

Finding the right investor is like finding your frog prince: MidAtlantic Diamond Ventures cofounder Bernie Rudnick

Bernie Rudnick, cofounder of MidAtlantic Diamond Ventures, likes to speak in aphorisms.   Take, for example, his wisdom on angel investors:   “We tend to bet on the jockey,” he said, “not the horse.”   Or: “We don’t go to casinos, but we...

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November 26, 2012 | Science Center In The News

University City Science Center to Host Canadian-U.S. eHealth Innovation Summit

PHILADELPHIA--(November 26, 2012) – Twelve emerging Canadian technology companies will present innovative health information technology solutions addressing problems of cost and quality of patient care November 28th in Philadelphia. The 4th...

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November 19, 2012 | Science Center In The News

University City KIZ among 10 KIZs to Receive Funding from Corbett Administration

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To position Pennsylvania as a national leader for technology development, Gov. Tom Corbett's administration announced today the awarding of new investments to support business,...

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November 7, 2012 | Science Center In The News

Obama and Congress should now focus on STEM, tax reform and immigrant entrepreneurs.

Now that the election is behind us, I hope that our national discussion will focus more clearly on how we can keep our economy moving in a positive direction. Entrepreneurship and the role that innovation plays in spurring startups can –...

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October 31, 2012 | Science Center In The News

NJTC’s CEO of the Year Awards- Stephen S. Tang, PhD named CEO of the Year -Not-for-Profit

The New Jersey Technology Council’s (NJTC) Executive Leadership Summit was held on October 25, 2012. This annual event, for C-level technology executives, assembled New Jersey’s best and brightest high-tech and life science executives for...

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October 10, 2012 | Science Center In The News

IBM Spinout and Marketing Strategy Firm Join Science Center

PHILADELPHIA‐‐(October 10, 2012) – Two companies focused on providing innovative ways to support businesses have taken space in the Science Center’s Port business incubator at 3711 Market Street in Philadelphia, Penn. Persistent Telecom...

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