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December 18, 2013 | Press Releases

Corbett Administration Supports Innovative Digital Health Program to Spur Innovation and Growth

Building upon its commitment to strengthen Pennsylvania’s robust life sciences industry, the Corbett administration today announced the award of a Discovered in PA – Developed in PA grant to help launch the University City Science Center’s...

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December 17, 2013 | Science Center In The News

Inventing the Future: Science Center's Port Community Expands

Two new biotechnology companies have moved to the University City Science Center's Port Business Incubator. They join the 45 other life science, healthcare IT, and emerging technologies startups currently working there. Click here to read...

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December 12, 2013 | Resident & Alumni News

Remembering Dr. K.

Nicholas A. Kefalides, 86, of Merion, a physician, a groundbreaking scientist, and an educator, died Friday, Dec. 6, at his home from complications of pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Kefalides was emeritus professor of medicine at the University of...

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December 12, 2013 | Press Releases

Two Biotech Companies Join Science Center’s Port Community

Philadelphia, PA (December 12, 2013) -- Two new biotechnology companies, Targeted Therapeutic Solutions, LLC and Innolign Biomedical, LLC have begun operations at the University City Science Center’s Port business incubator at 3711 Market...

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December 11, 2013 | Press Releases

Drexel, University City Science Center and DreamIt Ventures Partner to Foster Innovation in Philadelphia

Drexel and Science Center to Create Innovation Hub at 3401 Market St. DreamIt to Open World Headquarters at the Hub and Drexel to Invest in DreamIt Fund  PHILADELPHIA (December 11, 2013) ­­– Drexel University, the University City Science...

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December 10, 2013 | Press Releases

From the Ground Floor to the Executive Floor, Invisible Sentinel’s Paul Touhey will present at Smart Talk Program

PHILADELPHIA--(December 10, 2013) – They say you have to dig deep to rise up – and at 18 years of age, Paul Touhey did just that. Through hard work and dedication, he was able to climb his way up the corporate ladder to get where he is...

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December 3, 2013 | Press Releases

Science Center Awards $600,000 to Researchers at Three Universities Through QED Program

Four promising technologies are one step closer to the marketplace thanks to funding from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program. Life science and health IT researchers from Drexel University, Temple University...

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November 13, 2013 | Press Releases

Coffee, Creativity and Spice at the Science Center: Creative Café @ Replica Opens and Han Dynasty Expands

Creativity and caffeine often go hand in hand. Replica Creative is leveraging that symbiotic relationship as the firm opens the doors to the University City Science Center’s latest addition: the Creative Café @ Replica, offering graphic...

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November 13, 2013 | Press Releases

International Collaboration Puts the Future of Healthcare IT on Display at the University City Science Center

Eleven emerging Canadian healthcare IT companies will participate in a demonstration day on Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the University City Science Center. The program will take place at Quorum at 3711 Market Street, 8th Floor in...

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November 6, 2013 | Press Releases

Science Center CEO Advocates for Funding for Scientific Research at U.S. Senate Committee Hearing

PHILADELPHIA--(November 6, 2013) – University City Science Center President & CEO Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA, advocated for more effective ways to maximize the nation’s return on its investment in Federally funded research and development,...

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