Thomas Jefferson University is bringing a 25,000-square-foot training center for biological manufacturing to Lower Gwynedd, PA. The site, which is located in Spring House Innovation Park, will serve as an educational and training facility for students and professionals in biopharmaceutical and bioengineering. The new facility will be used to provide workforce training and certifications to […]
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Amazon is planning to build a one million square-foot facility to Burlington, New Jersey, which will create 600 new jobs. The new site will be a distribution center where employees will package and ship products across the Northeast. “We are thrilled to join the community and look forward to building relationships and being a good […]
Earlier this month, the Delaware General Assembly passed the Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies. This legislation will allow angel investors to provide capital to startup companies in the innovative science or high-tech fields. The act will supply 25% in tax credit to angel investors who provide more than $10,000 to a […]
Scientists at Temple University, located in North Philadelphia, carried out a landmark clinical trial for a minimally invasive treatment of emphysema, a life-threatening lung condition most commonly linked to smoker’s lung that affects approximately 3.1 million Americans each year. Current treatments of emphysema involve a risky procedure that consists of lung reduction surgery and can […]
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has plans to develop a 30,000 square-foot, $33 million facility that will accommodate their planned hiring boost within the next few years. The new development, which will be built on land near the current center in King of Prussia, will accommodate the need for new hires due to Pennsylvania […]
The University City Science Center received a grant that will help existing accelerators to improve innovation in national health security. The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), which operates as an entity of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provided the grant, which is a part of BARDA’s new Division of Research, Innovation […]
Philadelphia beat out every other city in the U.S. for quality of life for the cost, according to San Francisco-based Varo Money Inc. The mobile banking startup surveyed more than 1,000 people over the age of 18. According to their results, 56 percent of Philadelphians said that the city had the best price tag for […]
Penn surgeons made history by completing the first ever robot assisted spinal surgery. Surgeons used a trans-oral robotics approach (TORS) which uses a minimally invasive process to remove tumors. The patient who received the surgery last summer, 27-year-old Noah Pernikoff, has since made a full recovery. “The capability of this technology and procedure is revolutionary,” […]
DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, is expanding to Newark, DE with the purchase of a facility that they plan on investing approximately $45 million into over the next two years. The facility will be twice the size of the current plant, Tralee, and will retain the […]
There has been a vast decline of skilled workers in trade over the past ten years due to baby-boomer retirement. Braskem America, Eastern Controls, and Delaware County Community College have partnered up to address the discrepancy with a new Process Operator Academy, which will be located at Delaware County Community College in Media, PA. The […]
Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) is the business attraction organization for northern Delaware, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania. A non-profit entity, Select highlights Greater Philadelphia’s unique business assets to national and global audiences with the ultimate goal of growing the economic vibrancy of our collective community through attracting new businesses and new jobs to our 11-county region. Select assists companies interested in locating in Greater Philadelphia by providing resources, detailed information, and connections.