HHS Secretary Becerra Joins U.S. Senator Casey for Visit with Leaders in Greater Philadelphia’s Life Sciences Ecosystem

Last week, U.S. Senator Bob Casey and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia welcomed the Honorable Xavier Becerra, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, for a visit with leaders in our region’s life sciences ecosystem to showcase Philadelphia’s assets and capacity to accelerate science and patient care in the next biotech revolution.

Rapidly-Expanding Swedish Software Company Makes Philadelphia a Part of Its Growth Story

Younium’s U.S. headquarters will be located in Cira Centre. The company’s CEO cited Philadelphia’s growing tech scene, proximity to other major cities, and access to talent from local universities as major advantages for their growth.

Penn’s Center for Innovation (PCI) Catalyzes Another Record-Breaking Year for Commercialization Activity

In its FY22 Year in Review, PCI highlights how Penn’s expertise and intellectual property directly impact a plethora of approved drugs that are providing life-changing benefits to millions of patients worldwide, including the two most widely-deployed COVID vaccines.

Auto Lending Giant Ally Plans Expansion in Wilmington

The expansion will include investing $520,000 into renovating 22,000 square feet of Brandywine Building offices in downtown Wilmington and will create 150 highly paid positions over the next few years.

ChristianaCare Spins Out First Commercial Gene Editing Biotechnology Start-Up Company, CorriXR Therapeutics

CorriXR Therapeutics will use CRISPR gene editing technology to develop new, clinically relevant oncologic therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. Its close relationship with ChristianaCare and the ChristianaCare Gene Editing Institute uniquely positions it to research and develop innovative, patient-centered therapies.

Camden County Technical Schools (CCTS) Break Ground on $24 Million Expansion

As part of wider efforts to train a 21st century workforce in the region, the expansion of CCTS’ Pennsauken and Gloucester Township locations will support the advancement of its culinary and manufacturing engineering technology programs.