Would you like to know how the Greater Philadelphia region stacks up against other large metros? Now you can. Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) launched a new version of SelectMetros.com, an online tool that allows users to compare the Greater Philadelphia region with other large metropolitan areas in the U.S.
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Renmatix, a manufacturer of biobased sugar intermediates for global chemical and fuel markets, has received the Platts Global Energy Award for Sustainable Innovation. Over the past 14 years the Global Energy Awards have honored and recognized those who have transcended the status quo in the name of excellence in leadership, innovation and performance in the energy industry. Renmatix’s proprietary Plantrose(TM) process, which uses supercritical water to convert cellulosic biomass into cost-effective cellulosic sugars, was selected for its ingenuity, technical viability and progress towards commercialization.
Mayor Michael A. Nutter returned from China on December 6th as part of an effort to promote opportunities for investment in Philadelphia, strengthen relationships between key Philadelphia institutions and their Chinese counterparts, and to continue to market Philadelphia as a growing international city.
On Wednesday, November 28th in Washington, D.C., members of the CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council), Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, met with U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware to discuss legislative opportunities to increase high-skilled immigration and improve the environment for innovation and job growth. The conversation focused on retaining top-level talent from universities and facilitating the growth of start-up companies by immigrant entrepreneurs.
Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a Philadelphia-based pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutic products, announced last week that it has funded the creation of a new science scholarship program at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). The newly created Iroko Pharmaceuticals Young Scientist Scholarship: Planting Possibilities program is a $200,000 education initiative designed to encourage the study of the sciences among enrolled University of Pennsylvania students coming from local Philadelphia public high schools.
JetBlue announced last week that beginning on May 23, 2013, the airline is flying 5 daily nonstop flights from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) has partnered with US Airways Magazine on a special editorial tribute to Philadelphia and all of the people, places and things that make it an inspirational destination. More than three million people will discover reasons to visit, reasons to live and reasons to love Philadelphia.
By Karen B. Roberts, UDaily Electronic devices become smaller, lighter, faster and more powerful with each passing year. Currently, however, electronics such as cell phones, tablets, laptops, etc., are rigid. But what if they could be made bendable or stretchy? According to the University of Delaware’s Bingqing Wei, stretchable electronics are the future of mobile […]
The Rutgers Board of Governors approved two renovation projects in Camden, New Jersey during its regularly scheduled meeting on the Rutgers–Camden campus on Friday, Dec. 14. The board approved a $4.5 million renovation of 305 Cooper Street, which will be transformed into a Writers House on the Rutgers–Camden campus. The property is on the National […]
By Rob Wonderling As the New Year quickly approaches, your Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is actively working on numerous issues at the city, state and federal level that will help your business grow. Working in collaboration with diverse groups from throughout the region, our goal is to accelerate success for every entrepreneur, fast-growing company, […]
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.