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June 20, 2019 | Science Center In The News

The most fun day of the year for Phila. entrepreneurs is almost here

Once a year, the organizations that lead the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem combine resources to put on a really big party.

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June 18, 2019 | Science Center In The News

The Next Boston? Cell and Gene Therapy Spark A Philly Building Boom

What started in 2017 with one medical breakthrough is now poised to open the floodgates for an unprecedented development boom in Philadelphia.

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June 17, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Small biz owners: How do you fund the hustle?

Entrepreneurs and freelancing creatives: What questions do you have about funding your hustle? About accessing capital for your small, new, creative and/or minority-owned business?

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June 17, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Ventas Announces $0.8 Billion in new University-Based Research & Innovation Developments

Ventas, Inc. announced today four new developments totaling approximately $0.8 billion in its university-based Research & Innovation ("R&I") business, all in partnership with Wexford Science & Technology, LLC ("Wexford"), the leading developer of university-focused real estate solutions.

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June 11, 2019 | Science Center In The News

ENRICH in the USA Helping European Union Tech Firms and Startups at Key Biotech and Investment Conferences

ENRICH in the USA, a European Commission DG Research funded initiative, helped introduce and support a wide array of European Union (EU) tech firms and startups, during the BIO International Convention 2019 in Philadelphia, PA, and the Select USA Investment Summit in Washington, DC.

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June 11, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Innovation Delaware: Health Care

Health-care startups such as Avkin and new product innovations are a growing business in Delaware for several reasons. First, several hospitals and medical training facilities are located in the state, in addition to the research and training resources at the University of Delaware. Second, there are a large number of trained research personnel in the state in all aspects of medical science, from lab assistants to former lab directors.

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June 6, 2019 | Science Center In The News

BIO 2019 was in Philly this week. Here’s what you missed

Philadelphia is a hub for life sciences research. We know this. For one, Philly ranks eighth among the country’s top life sciences clusters, with an industry of 51,000 people working on medical advances.

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June 6, 2019 | Science Center In The News

Power Moves: Meet Technical.ly Philly’s new reporter and Guru’s new exec

Big news from Technically Media HQ: Technical.ly Philly’s new reporter is Paige Gross, a Temple University grad who’s finishing up two years as a breaking news and crime reporter for NJ.com. She starts with us on Monday, June 10.

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May 31, 2019 | Science Center In The News

CSL Behring CEO: No better setting for BIO 2019 than Philadelphia

Many travelers might think of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and Ben Franklin when they plan a trip to Philadelphia. But it’s not history that will bring more than 16,000 scientists, health care providers, patient advocates, pharma industry leaders and biotech entrepreneurs from around the globe to the City of Brotherly Love next month.

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May 9, 2019 | Science Center In The News

3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19

Often the minority in their workspaces, women in STEM sometimes find themselves having to forge a new path. “Representing the Underrepresented: Women in STEM Breakfast & Discussion” was organized by the companies at 3675 Market Street on Wednesday, part of Philly Tech Week, to have a discussion on the experience of women working in STEM fields.

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