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2014-04-14 23:03:53

Smart Talk Panel Highlights Success Stories From Early-Stage and Established Companies Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Does size matter when it comes to partnerships? Early-stage companies can often benefit from partnering with their more established counterparts, and established companies often seek the innovative ideas generated by startups. On Wednesday, April 16, the University City Science Center will highlight two case studies that illustrate how early-stage companies in...

2014-04-01 23:24:47

The University City Science Center has promoted Rob Marcantuono to Vice President, Accounting. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The University City Science Center has promoted Rob Marcantuono to Vice President, Accounting. In this role, Rob is responsible for the overall financial and fiscal management of the Science Center, providing financial oversight of the corporate real estate, treasury, grant planning and budget activities of the Science Center and its subsidiaries. Rob...

2014-03-31 23:30:10

Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of presentations on April 3 at the University City Science Center. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Roles have been reversed and it’s now time for investors to pitch to startups as the University City Keystone Innovation Zone presents its first Funder Fair. Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of...

2014-03-10 23:22:39

Eighth-grade students from West Philadelphia will be experimenting with making and recycling bio-plastics. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Middle school students will gain real-life lab experience in materials science by playing and building with polymers as part of the University City Science Center STEAM Initiatives’ newest program, Polymer Play. Beginning in March, 15 students from KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School will go to the Science Center once a week to...

2014-03-03 08:31:23

BALTIMORE, Md., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wexford Science & Technology, a BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) company, today announced that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) has exercised an option on its current lease to expand to an additional two floors, or 55,900 square feet, in the new 3737 Market Street building on the University City Science Center's campus being developed jointly by Wexford and the Science Center. As a result of this expansion, UPHS will...

2014-02-21 23:03:30

A not-for-profit research institute and a Canadian biopharmaceutical company have taken up residence. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 A non-profit research organization and an R&D startup have joined the University City Science Center’s Port business incubator at 3711 Market Street in Philadelphia. Both the Pennsylvania Drug Discovery Institute (PDDI) and Viventia Bio Inc. will focus on the research and development of drugs for the healthcare industry. The PDDI is a...

2014-02-12 23:04:51

The marketing expert then went on to build another billion-dollar brand, FreeCreditReport.com. Catona will share his experiences in launching companies and helping other organizations navigate their way to success during a Smart Talk presentation at the University City Science Center. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 When Priceline.com went from zero to $1 billion in sales in just 18 months, Fred Catona played a key role. The marketing expert then went on to build another...

2014-02-03 23:04:23

The University City Science Center is accepting applications for a new Digital Health Accelerator. The application period opens Monday, February 3, 2014 and runs through March 31, 2015. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The University City Science Center is accepting applications for a new Digital Health Accelerator. The application period opens Monday, February 3, 2014 and runs through March 31, 2015. Funds will support up to six well-qualified companies in the digital health...

2014-01-27 23:20:25

Philadelphia-based artist Tiona McClodden’s Movement I – The Visions will be exhibited at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery (EKG) at 3600 Market Street in Philadelphia from January 31-March 15, 2014. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Philadelphia-based artist Tiona McClodden’s Movement I – The Visions will be exhibited at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery (EKG) at 3600 Market Street in Philadelphia from January 31-March...

2014-01-07 23:05:00

Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee has joined the Board of Directors of the University City Science Center. Dr. Giles-Gee is president of University of the Sciences. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee has joined the Board of Directors of the University City Science Center. Dr. Giles-Gee is president of University of the Sciences. A well-respected and nationally known scholar, Dr. Giles-Gee has more than 30 years of experience in higher education. Prior to joining...