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

December 23, 2010 | Beyond The Science Center

Is West Philly the Next Center City?

Over the distance of a little more than a dozen blocks, John Fry has guided his immaculate, country-club-ready Land Rover from a cute, leafy street right out of Michael and Hope’s Thirtysomething to a streetscape more reminiscent of The...

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December 20, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

BeneLein Technologies Joins Science Center

PHILADELPHIA--(December 20, 2010) – BeneLein Technologies, which develops novel bioprocesses that significantly lower the manufacturing cost of existing active pharmaceutical ingredients, has initiated R&D operations at the University City...

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December 16, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Top 100 Stories of 2010 #10: Early Diagnosis for Alzheimer's

Part of what makes Alz­heim­er’s disease so pernicious is its stealth. Traditionally, it could be identified with certainty only by an autopsy. That changed last year, when researchers used two tools to diagnose the disease with nearly 100...

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December 14, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Drexel's portable breast cancer scanner receives licensing from Philly-based UE Life Sciences

Every year, foundations for breast cancer awareness tout the importance of getting a mammogram for early detection and prevention of this deadly disease. But for women in other parts of the world who may not have easy access to health care,...

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December 1, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Smart Talk Panel to Explore the Art of Pitching to Funders

PHILADELPHIA--(December 1, 2010) – How can startup companies stand out from their competition when seeking funding in this volatile market? A panel of experts in obtaining and leveraging capital will help answer this question and others...

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December 1, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Breast Cancer Screening Device is Licensed Second Drexel University Technology Supported by QED Proof-of-Concept Program to be Licensed

PHILADELPHIA--(December 1, 2010) – A new device may enable breast cancer screening and cancer detection in populations where mammography is not widely available or successful, including women in developing countries, and those under the age...

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November 23, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

$85,000 Awarded to University City Keystone Innovation Zone through Competitive Grant Program

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University City Keystone Innovation Zone (UC KIZ) received an $85,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to increase its impact on entrepreneurship in the Greater Philadelphia region by formally...

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November 16, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Machinato Causa Explores Digital Fab

The growth of digital fabrication has opened the door to a whole new generation of possibilities, many of which come to life at the intersection of art, design, science and technology. The always-imaginative folks at Breadboard, the...

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November 15, 2010 | Resident & Alumni News

Integral Molecular to Expand its Headquarters at the Science Center in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 15, 2010 -- Integral Molecular, Inc. and the University City Science Center announced today that Integral Molecular has signed a 10-year lease at the Science Center’s research park, maintaining its headquarters in...

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November 11, 2010 | Science Center In The News

Science Center Continues to Support Regional Economy Latest Example: Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Acquisition by Eli Lilly and Company

PHILADELPHIA--(November 11, 2010) – Avid Radiopharmaceuticals’ acquisition by Eli Lilly and Company for up to $800 million is yet another example of the University City Science Center’s role as an engine of economic growth for the City of...

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