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December 13, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Deborah Crawford Joins University City Science Center Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA – (December 13, 2011) – Deborah L. Crawford, Ph.D., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the University City Science Center. Crawford is the Senior Vice Provost for Research at Drexel University.   Crawford is...

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December 12, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Three Regional Universities Receive Awards to Bridge the Funding Gap

PHILADELPHIA--(December 12, 2011) – Lehigh University, Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University were each awarded $200,000 in the fourth round of the University City Science Center’s QED Proof of Concept Program, the Science...

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December 12, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Tech transfer competition awards 3 early stage life science teams $200k

Bacteria-resistant textiles for hospitals to ward off hospital-acquired infections, a diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer and a portable oxygen system were the winning technologies proposed by teams from three Pennsylvania universities...

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December 9, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Philadelphia life sciences and tech incubator adds to startup office space

Belgian company Biologistics Consulting is one of the first tenants of a new office space for startups at the University City Science Center‘s Port Business Incubator.   The space that offers the necessities for any life sciences and...

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December 8, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Science Center Port Business Incubator Opens Co-Working Space

PHILADELPHIA--(December 8, 2011) – The Bullpen isn’t just for relief pitchers anymore. The University City Science Center’s Port Business Incubator has opened a new co-working office space for emerging startup companies called the Bullpen....

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October 25, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Office Hours Program Offers Expert Advice to Entrepreneurs

PHILADELPHIA--(October 25, 2011) – What do entrepreneurs have in common regardless of industry sector? They can all benefit from interacting with seasoned professionals who specialize in assisting start-up companies to meet their growth...

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October 18, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Panels of experts talk about public-private innovation

Andy Grove, who took Intel to the upper reaches of the technology world, was part of the impetus for two panel discussions Monday at the University City Science Center on how best to use federal government-funded research to spur...

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October 14, 2011 | Science Center In The News

s Innovation Scalable? Town Hall to Focus on Role of Translational Research and Public-Private Partnerships in Innovation and Economic Competitiveness

PHILADELPHIA--(October 14, 2011) – Is innovation scalable? Is Philadelphia the right place to start? The University City Science Center is convening a Town Hall to focus on how federally-funded research and development, technology-based...

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October 14, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Angel Education Program Shines Spotlight on Videogame Industry

PHILADELPHIA--(October 13, 2011) – The videogame industry represents $4.9 billion in value added to the U.S. GDP and employs 32,000 US workers, according to the Entertainment Software Association. As home to two of the country’s most...

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October 7, 2011 | Science Center In The News

Life Sciences Awards Judges Choice Award

Three companies that graduated from the University City Science Center and later were acquired by large pharmaceutical companies all got their start in the same lab space along Market Street in West Philadelphia.   Centocor, one of the...

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