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February 13, 2020 | Press Releases

University City Science Center partnership with CSL Behring accelerates the search for new biotherapies at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware have been awarded funding and support to accelerate their search for new medicines through an ongoing partnership between global biotechnology leader CSL Behring and the University City Science Center.

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February 10, 2020 | Press Releases

Design & Science Converge at the Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery

What happens when design and science intersect?

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January 22, 2020 | Press Releases

uCity Square Flagship Breaks Ground

One uCity Square is the 17th Building in this 6.5 million square feet development

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January 15, 2020 | Press Releases

Science Center’s Multi-Institutional Proof-of-Concept Program Awards $600,000 to Researchers at Leading Academic Institutions

The Science Center has announced three awardees in the latest round of its QED Proof-of-Concept Program which partners with regional academic and research institutions to prepare their most promising life science technologies for commercialization.

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December 4, 2019 | Press Releases

Science Center and Crown Castle to Develop a Telecommunications Curriculum for High School Students

The Science Center has announced a collaboration with Crown Castle, the nation’s largest provider of shared communications infrastructure, to bring a telecommunications curriculum to high school students through the Science Center’s nationally recognized STEM education program, FirstHand. Through this program partnership, Crown Castle is sharing its expertise and insight into 21st century technology in addition to providing a grant award to support the curriculum development.

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November 14, 2019 | Press Releases

Accelerator Season

We’re now accepting applications for two accelerators! Each have unique missions, but both are focused on growing businesses while leverage our network of advisors, industry leaders and resources.

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October 24, 2019 | Press Releases

Global Startup Accelerator Opens Enrollment for New Cohort Focused on International Expansion to India

The joint venture between the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and the University City Science Center is seeking up to 25 companies, focused on ‘smart cities’, for its federally-backed program

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October 17, 2019 | Press Releases

Richard Florida Releases Inclusive Prosperity Report

Inaugural Philadelphia Fellow focuses on work of anchor institutions in spreading economic growth to include all of the city’s neighborhoods

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October 16, 2019 | Press Releases

Launch Lane Accelerator Accepting Applications

The new accelerator powered by the Science Center accepting up to seven tech startups for its first cohort

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October 14, 2019 | Press Releases

From BioArt Residency to the Gallery, Artist Laura Splan Exhibits Work Rooted in Science

Following a three-month BioArt Residency, Laura Splan will exhibit new work in a solo exhibition at Esther Klein Gallery opening October 17th. Conformations is the culmination of a residency designed by the University City Science Center and uCity-based biotech company, Integral Molecular.

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