Opportunities Abound for Women in Greater Philadelphia’s Life Sciences Industry

Greater Philadelphia’s life sciences industry is booming thanks to an abundance of resources, infrastructure, and a talented workforce that increasingly consists of women who are driving the region’s growth.

Spark Therapeutics, a Roche Company, Building $575 Million Gene Therapy Innovation Center in University City

Expected to be complete in 2026, the more than 500,00-square-foot, six-story facility will be Roche’s flagship center for global gene therapy manufacturing .

Almac Group Unveils $65M Expansion Plan of North American Headquarters in Montgomery County

The 100,000-square-foot expansion will significantly increase the contract development and manufacturing organization’s manufacturing, packaging, and storage capacity.

Historically Black University Catalyzing Minority Representation in Life Sciences With New Project

Cheyney University, in partnership with Mosaic Development Partners, expects to begin work on its thinkUbator project in the third quarter. The redevelopment project will include over 30,000 square feet of lab and office space, including 10 new labs in phase one.

Philadelphia Ranks Top Five For Closed Venture Capital Deals in 2022

Philadelphia-area startups closed 492 deals amounting to $5.2 billion in venture funding last year, attracting more deals than established tech hubs like Austin and Seattle.

Rowan University Hopeful in Plan to Build $500 Million ‘Holistic Wellness Village’

The plan for the wellness village, which would sit on 210 acres of land at Rowan’s West Campus, is to serve as a retirement community that would include spaces for physical and spiritual therapy as well as exercise and nutrition, among other healthcare programs and opportunities to connect students and residents.