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University City Science Center cuts ribbon on 3737 Market Street business

Sep. 12, 2014 1:12 pm

University City Science Center cuts ribbon on 3737 Market Street

The Science Center's University City empire expands.
Spark Therapeutics: CHOP spinout is building 28,000 sq. ft. office business

May. 15, 2014 12:30 pm

Spark Therapeutics: CHOP spinout is building 28,000 sq. ft. office

The company currently employs 15 and plans to grow to 50 by the end of the year, which is when they hope to move into the new office.
Chaka Fattah is the only U.S. congressman with Google Glass [Q&A] civic

Mar. 13, 2014 12:30 pm

Chaka Fattah is the only U.S. congressman with Google Glass [Q&A]

The Overbrook High School graduate is also the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science. We caught up with him to hear about what he calls "the most important mystery on Earth."
Look inside Delaware Valley College’s new $15M life sciences building access

Jan. 27, 2014 10:43 am

Look inside Delaware Valley College’s new $15M life sciences building

The Doylestown, Pa. college recently opened a $15 million, 38,000 square-foot building that has labs, classrooms and a 450-person auditorium.
NuPathe acquired by Teva for $144M business

Jan. 22, 2014 7:30 am

NuPathe acquired by Teva for $144M

The publicly-traded NuPathe chose Teva's offer over a competing offer from Chester County-based Endo Health Solutions.
Inside the Singh Center: Penn’s $92M nanotechnology home [PHOTOS] access

Nov. 26, 2013 10:30 am

Inside the Singh Center: Penn’s $92M nanotechnology home [PHOTOS]

Backed by a $20 million grant from South Jersey energy-technology exec and Penn alum Krishna P. Singh, the 78,000 square foot center features state-of-the-art labs, equipment and even something called "marigold glass," which protects the center's equipment from ultraviolet light and also gives the center its unique color.
Biotech company Enzium is first company to open HQ at USciences business

Nov. 11, 2013 10:00 am

Biotech company Enzium is first company to open HQ at USciences

Enzium came to University of the Sciences in part because Enzium cofounder Peter Berget is now the chair of the biology department at the college. Berget, who joined University of the Sciences in August of 2011, developed the technology behind Enzium while he was a professor at Carnegie Mellon.
Medical lab on wheels aims to test 12k Philly residents for HIV, hepatitis C civic

Aug. 27, 2013 10:30 am

Medical lab on wheels aims to test 12k Philly residents for HIV, hepatitis C

Led by a Brown University researcher, the mobile lab is an effort to combat the prevalence of hepatitis C, or what the city's Health Commissioner Donald Schwarz called a "time bomb."
‘Innovation can’t be outsourced’: Zikria Syed, CEO of NextDocs [Q&A] business

Jul. 23, 2013 12:30 pm

‘Innovation can’t be outsourced’: Zikria Syed, CEO of NextDocs [Q&A]

With an influx of $5 million in venture funding and a goal to reach 250 employees by 2014, NextDocs is doubling down on its largest enterprise customers.