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July 3, 2020 | Science Center In The News
Pitch Perfect: Startup and Leadership Lessons with John Younger, MD
In this episode of the podcast, When Science Speaks, John Younger, MD, Vice President for Science and Technology at Science Center shares his expert perspectives as a physician-scientist and biotech entrepreneur. Drawing upon his unique...
Inside The Cell And Gene Therapy And Connected Health Workforce Analysis
Just recently, an independent study to analyze the current workforce landscape and assess the future talent needs of the Greater Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy and connected health sectors has found that this workforce is expected to grow between 35 percent to 94 percent...
How ‘innovation districts’ are continuing the fight against COVID-19
In the month since I first wrote about these efforts, the pandemic has intensified exponentially and now impacts at least 183 countries. As the urgency for solutions increases, 11 additional districts have come forward with innovative approaches to combatting the virus.
Additional Innovation Districts Advancing Research to Fight COVID-19
In late February 2020, The Global Institute on Innovation Districts sent letters to approximately 75 districts and other geographies of innovation to learn whether their innovation actors—research institutions, R&D labs, companies, and other actors—were advancing research on COVID-19. Based on the response, The Global Institute documented the research activities of seven innovation districts in a March 2020 article. Since that time, 11 additional geographies of innovation have come forward to share their research, prompting an update of the original article.