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Science Center just gave $700K to support four local researchers

Four life sciences researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple University earned a total of $700,000 from the University City Science Center as part of the organization’s QED Program, which pairs academic researchers with the funds they need to give their ideas a test run and ease the path to commercialization.

It’s the 11th iteration of QED — which stands for the Latin phrase quod erat demonstrandum, or “proven as demonstrated.” Since its inception in 2009, it has offered awarded $7 million to 128 projects, leading to $22 million in follow-on funding.

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