- Mike Armstrong of the Inquirer reports that “the Eastern Technology Council will combine with an affiliate of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, called the Mid-Atlantic Capital Alliance.” Armstrong goes on to say: “I say it’s overdue, because the Philadelphia region seems to have as many entrepreneurial, technology, and other business groups as school districts.”
- The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Peter Key reports that Drexel University is starting an incubator program in Bristol for sustainable businesses for the military.
- The Drexel Triangle reports that a professor from that university is developing a new tool that will ‘see’ chemical and nuclear threats, and, just to be clear, the headline of this story is “Drexel prof. creates device.”
Below, a Drexel professor works on nuclear threats, a bait-and-tackle shop smart phone app and more.
MIGHT BE OF INTEREST
- The Daily Pennsylvanian writes on Philadelphia being a decade behind in its IT infrastructure.
- StartPhilly has a guest post on a much bally-hooed Senate financial reform bill.
- Joe DiStefano of the Inquirer reports on Microsoft’s life sciences workflow line which works from Malvern.
- Philly Eco City has another in a series of posts on Drexel students living sustainably.
GIVE A GLANCE
- The Inquirer reports that Cephalon of Frazer finished its purchase of Ception Therapeutics in Malvern.
- The Inquirer reports on a Florida man’s smart phone application used to locate bait-and-tackle shop locations.
- The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that red light cameras are coming to three more intersections, two in the lower Northeast and one in the northwest.
- PBJ also reports that Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is offering scholarships for Philadelphia residents.
- Additionally, PBJ reports that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, with U.S. operations in North Wales, has been given the go ahead to sell generic versions of two Merck blood pressure drugs.
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