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November 20, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Philly start-ups pivot and scramble, trying to survive and thrive amid pandemic

There are flickers of hope in entrepreneur-land — even amid a pandemic and an economic maelstrom not seen in decades, the Inquirer reports

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November 19, 2020 | Flying Slippers Blog

The Structure of SARS: A Dangerous Beauty in Constant Flux

Upon entering the first-floor of the Science Center’s Quorum Lounge this past month, visitors were confronted by screens playing videos of dazzling kaleidoscopic animations in rotating color patterns.

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November 17, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Member Perspective: Tiffany Wilson

Why is it important that we ensure our workforces draw from regional talent, and how are innovation-focused economic development organizations providing support?

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November 11, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Philadelphia-area business leaders share top priorities for the Biden administration

With Joe Biden becoming the president-elect on Saturday, we reached out to Philadelphia-area business leaders for their thoughts on a pressing question: What should be the top business priority for the Biden/Harris administration?

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November 5, 2020 | Flying Slippers Blog

An Application, An Internship and An Opportunity

Back in July, already several months into the pandemic, Philadelphia resident Joe’Nell Williams and her 14-year-old son, Edward-Joseph found an entire frontier of scientific discovery open up to them within the comfort of their home.

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November 3, 2020 | Press Releases

Three Leases Totaling 100,000 Square Feet Signed at One uCity

13-Story Flagship Lab and Office Building Under Construction for 2022 Opening. Four projects now under construction at uCity Square totaling 1.35M square feet and $750 million

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November 3, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Two more tenants lease space at One uCity Square

One uCity Square has landed two additional tenants and now has roughly 100,000 square feet of space leased at the 400,000-square-foot building under development in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia.

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October 27, 2020 | Science Center In The News

Healthcare is Experiencing a Boom in Female Entrepreneurs and Leaders

In October, the Nobel Prize for chemistry was awarded to two women, Emmanuelle Chapentier and Jennifer A. Dodna for the development of a method for genome editing called CRISPR. This is the first time two women have won this prestigious prize and is a timely signal of the growing role women play in health-related fields.

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October 22, 2020 | Flying Slippers Blog

Sticking the Landing: A Parachute for Global Startups Eyeing the U.S.

International travel may be on pause, but global innovators determined to expand into the U.S. market have a powerful resource in our Global Soft Landing Accelerator.

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October 22, 2020 | Science Center In The News

The 7,600-job moment

Philadelphia is poised to become the epicenter of cell and gene therapy. Leaders like Dr. Steven Nichtberger have brought the local industry to a ‘tipping point.’

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