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December 17, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Inventing the Future: Science Center's Port Community Expands

Two new biotechnology companies have moved to the University City Science Center's Port Business Incubator. They join the 45 other life science, healthcare IT, and emerging technologies startups currently working there. Click here to read...

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October 20, 2013 | Science Center In The News

University City Science Center going strong at 50

Charles Dilks, 72, thoroughly enjoyed the party at the Hotel Monaco, where he and 400 others toasted the University City Science Center on its 50th anniversary. Click here to read more.

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October 17, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Philly is getting an Innovators Walk of Fame. Here's the inaugural class

It ain't no Hollywood Walk of Fame, but it's a start. By late 2014, Philadelphia will have its own "Innovators Walk of Fame." The inaugural class of six was unveiled this evening at a gala event hosted by the University City Science Center....

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September 27, 2013 | Science Center In The News

University Research Parks Drive Innovation and Growth

PHILADELPHIA, September 27, 2013 - University research parks are a successful way to advance innovation and create economic growth in regions across North America, according to a new report, “Driving Regional Innovation and Growth,”...

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September 4, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Thinking Ahead: The Future of Neuroscience- Rep. Chaka Fattah

Earlier this summer I convened more than 40 scientists, researchers, and advocates at Philadelphia's University City Science Center to discuss the latest innovations in neuroscience research with Dr. Philip Rubin, Principal Assistant...

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August 23, 2013 | Science Center In The News

A home at the Science Center: Southern Land Company constructing new residential tower.

The developer of a new $110 million residential tower at the Science Center in University City has lined up financing and expects to break ground this fall. Southern Land Co. of Franklin, Tenn., is constructing a 28-story apartment building...

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July 11, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Inspiring Innovation: Dr. Stephen Tang

Growing up in Wilmington, Del., Stephen S. Tang was well aware of Philadelphia’s University City Science Center — the nation’s first, and largest, urban research park. His parents, who emigrated from China, were both scientists. His father...

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June 13, 2013 | Science Center In The News

INVENTING THE FUTURE: Philadelphia's Breadboard Sets Up Shop at Intersection of Art and Science

When you visit the brand new Department of Making + Doing (DMD), a wall of cards asks visitors, "What would you like to make or do?" The hand-written answers include "snowshoes," "a treehouse for my daughter" and "outdoor chess tables." One...

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June 7, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Two placemaking projects to transform University City corridors.

Two corridor transformation projects are coming to University City. Where the projects intersect at 37th and Market streets, leaders hope the initiatives will engage and activate the nearby universities, stakeholders and communities. With...

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May 8, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Department of Making + Doing Launches With Open House

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four organizations have joined forces to form the Department of Making + Doing (DMD), a collaborative space for curious Philadelphians to realize ground-breaking art and design that inspires, educates,...

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