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May 29, 2019 | Beyond The Science Center

Amicus Therapeutics and the University of Pennsylvania Announce Major Expansion of Gene Therapy Collaboration

CRANBURY, N.J. and PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) today announced a major expansion to their collaboration with...

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May 22, 2019 | Beyond The Science Center

‘Tired of prejudice’: This 66-year-old ‘badass’ is crusading for more start-up funding for women

The numbers are daunting: 540,000 new businesses launched each month in the United States; only 1 to 4 percent of start-ups that pitch to investors actually get funded. More than 31 percent of small business owners reported no access to capital in 2016, a situation considered largely unchanged today.

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May 9, 2019 | Beyond The Science Center

Don't miss this innovation in cancer treatment conference in Philadelphia

The MedCity CONVERGE conference at the University City Science Center June 19 in Philadelphia will be the scene of a dynamic series of conversations around cancer treatment, precision medicine, value-based care and investment trends. It will spotlight industry experts, presentations from innovative startups and collaborations.

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March 26, 2019 | Beyond The Science Center

VC investing in Philadelphia hit record highs, and lows, in 2018

A new report from PACT and PitchBook shows Philadelphia saw a record year of investments in 2018, when $1.4 billion was poured into local firms, the most in a decade.

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