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March 24, 2020 | Science Center In The News
Why Buckminster Fuller is the ‘patron saint’ of University City Science Center
University City Science Center, a nonprofit that helps innovators and entrepreneurs take their creative ideas to the marketplace, was designed to be a place of collaboration, and has only grown since its start in 1963.
A look at the impact of University City Science Center's shift in focus, two years later
It’s been over two years since the University City Science Center decided to shake up its business model — and its new annual report out this week gives a look back on how the change has played out. From Philadelphia Business Journal.
University City Science Center testifies in D.C. over 'Valley of Death' startups face
A top leader at the University City Science Center spoke on Capitol Hill this week to send federal legislators a message: The "Valley of Death" startups face is real, but lawmakers can help them find a way out by directing more government funding to “innovation intermediaries,” like the Science Center.
John Younger's Testimony before the Committee on Small Business of the United States House of Representatives
John Younger, MD, our Vice President of Science and Technology, testified before the Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development of the US House Small Business Committee, as part of a panel discussion on the topic of “The Innovation Pipeline: From Universities to Small Businesses.”
Philadelphia poised for office boom not seen since early '90s
So much new office construction is currently proposed for Philadelphia that it rivals the late 1980s and early 1990s, when an onslaught of office development flooded the market and recast the city’s skyline.
How new Philly chapter set the bar for Black Girl Ventures' national expansion
Shelly Bell and her organization, Black Girl Ventures, may be based in Washington D.C., but they’re no strangers to Philadelphia. Bell has spoken at local tech events and held one of BGV’s signature pitch events in the city, but BGV's going bigger in 2020.