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December 13, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Going to the Head of the Line

Olamide Sanuth, 28, is a manufacturing supervisor and lab technician at Invisible Sentinel, a food test kit maker in Philadelphia. Click here to read more.

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December 11, 2014 | Press Releases

New Residents of Science Center’s Port Incubator Focus on Health IT and Cancer Treatment

PHILADELPHIA--(December 11, 2014) – Two healthcare IT companies and a biotech startup are the newest members of the entrepreneurial community at the Science Center’s Port business incubator. Denovo Health, LLC. has a desk in the Bullpen...

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December 10, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Integral Molecular identifies potent inhibitory antibodies against Chikungunya virus

Integral Molecular, a leader in membrane protein antibody discovery, in conjunction with Blood Systems Research Institute (BSRI), has identified potent inhibitory human antibodies against the debilitating mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus...

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December 10, 2014 | Press Releases

Middle School Students Show Off Projects at STEAM Initiatives Demo Days

Students at four West Philadelphia middle schools will show off the projects they developed in STEAM Initiatives programs facilitated by the University City Science Center. Over the next week, students from KIPP West Philadelphia...

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December 10, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Workforce Skills Pillars in Ensuring U.S. Competitiveness

Guest blog post by Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA and Member of the Commerce Department's National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship It’s an honor to serve with such distinguished members of NACIE and to have a voice in this...

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December 9, 2014 | Resident & Alumni News

Philly Hosts the World's First Top-Tier Accelerator for Women Entrepreneurs

In November, Flying Kite brought you the announcement of the latest round of Startup PHL grant and seed-fund recipients, and all of the chosen CEOs were men. DreamIt Ventures’ Archna Sahay was in the audience, and she can tell you that this...

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December 3, 2014 | Science Center In The News

Philly’s DIY Community Shows Its Stuff: #MadeatDMD Opens at Esther Klein Gallery on December 18

The Department of Making + Doing (DM+D) is getting into the DIY holiday spirit as it showcases the work of its makers and doers with  #MadeAtDMD, the makerspace’s first exhibition and sale. #MadeAtDMD will spotlight the creativity and...

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December 2, 2014 | Science Center In The News

World-Renowned United Visual Artists to Install Artwork in 3737 Market Street Lobby at the University City Science Center

PHILADELPHIA--(December 2, 2014) – A team of artists from the world-renowned United Visual Artists (UVA) has travelled to Philadelphia to install their latest creation in the lobby of 3737 Market Street on the University City Science Center...

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December 1, 2014 | Publications

University City District Annual Report 2014

Sharing three data points to tell the story of a place doesn’t seem to do justice to a neighborhood of international cuisine, eclectic retail, cultural vibrancy, and intellectual energy. But numbers present powerful narratives, never more...

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December 1, 2014 | Publications

CEO Council's New Growth Technology Transfer Study

In a knowledge-based economy, regions win when they cultivate vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems, because these are the settings that attract intellectual and financial capital. Technology transfer, defined here as the translation of...

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