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Greater Philadelphia: Achieve Your Vision

Designed as a resource for entrepreneurs and site selectors who may be considering locating or expanding in the region, Greater Philadelphia: Achieve Your Vision Here features the perspectives of executives from Comcast NBCUniversal, PDC Machines, Spark Therapeutics, and Stimulus Inc. Among the attributes they say set the region apart are innovation, collaboration, funding, quality of life, cost of living, and, most significantly, talent. The video also shares data on the region’s position as a #1 emerging startup ecosystem and #2 cell and gene therapy hub.

November 22nd, 2022|Videos|0 Comments

Industry Leaders Describe Achieving Their Vision in Greater Philadelphia

Leaders from four companies founded in Greater Philadelphia are sharing how the region’s talent pool and startup ecosystem create an ideal environment for business in a new, three-minute video created by Select Greater Philadelphia. Designed as a resource for entrepreneurs and site selectors who may be considering locating or expanding in the region, Greater Philadelphia: Achieve Your Vision Here features the perspectives of executives from Comcast NBCUniversal, PDC Machines, Spark Therapeutics, and Stimulus Inc. Among the attributes they say set the region apart are innovation, collaboration, funding, quality of […]

November 21st, 2022|Our News|0 Comments

Stories From Our Region – November 2022

Industry Leaders Describe Achieving Their Vision in Greater Philadelphia

Leaders from four companies founded in Greater Philadelphia are sharing how the region’s talent pool and startup ecosystem create an ideal environment for business in a new, three-minute video.

International Companies Signing Long-Term Leases on Lab and Flex Space Development in Exton’s Eagleview

The expansion of Switzerland-based Früh Verpackungstechnik AG and Frontage Laboratories will bring hundreds of new jobs to the area as our region’s life sciences sector continues to boom.

Solenis to Invest $35+ Million in Building New Center at CRISP Campus

The global producer […]

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

Greater Philadelphia has the assets and capacity to accelerate science and patient care in the next biotech revolution, and leaders in the region’s life sciences ecosystem had a chance to show that last week when 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. Among the topics for the October 21, 2022, roundtable discussion were developing breakthrough treatments for genetic and life-threatening diseases and collaborating on innovative solutions to grow the region’s life sciences workforce.

Leaders of Greater […]

Stories From Our Region – October 2022

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

Stories From Our Region – Late September 2022

Comparative Study Ranks Philadelphia Region #2 Among 14 Cell and Gene Therapy Hubs

The newly released study compares cell and gene therapy hubs in research infrastructure, human capital, innovation output, commercial activity, and value proposition.

DuPont Taps Glasgow for Expansion of Semiconductor Materials Production

The expansion comes as a response to growing industry demands. The new $50 million semiconductor manufacturing facility will become the primary work site for more than 70 existing workers and create about 10 new jobs in Delaware.

Port of Philadelphia Plans to Build 100,000-Square-Foot Warehouse

A part of an ongoing effort to serve future […]

Comparative Study Ranks Philadelphia Region #2 Among 14 Cell and Gene Therapy Hubs

For cell and gene therapy companies searching for a desirable destination to locate or expand, Greater Philadelphia has another reason to say, “Select us.” In a newly-released study comparing 14 U.S. cell and gene therapy hubs in five key categories, the Philadelphia region ranks #2 among U.S. locations. Commissioned by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and researched by economic consulting firm Econsult Solutions Inc. (ESI), the study compares cell and gene therapy hubs in research infrastructure, human capital, innovation output, commercial activity, and value proposition. The only other region ranked higher overall […]

September 29th, 2022|Our News|0 Comments

Major Developments Facilitate Greater Philadelphia’s Growth

Life sciences, technology, and manufacturing are three of the leading industries in Greater Philadelphia and recently announced major development projects continue to accelerate growth in these sectors. Plans announced by PIDC for the Lower Schuylkill Biotech Campus, University of Pennsylvania and Longfellow Real Estate Partners for Pennovation Works, and Hilco Redevelopment Partners for The Bellwether District are a part of these efforts. 

“These three major developments will create vast opportunities for prospective businesses and talent in Greater Philadelphia,” said Claire Marrazzo Greenwood, Executive Director, […]

September 1st, 2022|Our News|0 Comments

Stories From Our Region – Early September 2022

Major Developments Facilitate Greater Philadelphia’s Growth

Life sciences, technology, and manufacturing are three of the leading industries in Greater Philadelphia and recently announced major development projects continue to accelerate growth in these sectors.

Exelixis Inc. Partners with Brandywine Trust Realty to Develop East Coast Office

The California biotech company is targeting King of Prussia for its built-to-suit facility, citing the area’s convenient access to Greater Philadelphia and central New Jersey’s talent pool.

Regional Companies Partner to Develop $85 Million Cold Storage Facility in Philadelphia

The new cold storage facility in Port Richmond will be part of a […]

PIDC Seeks Biotech Campus Partner

PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation, has announced plans for its new Lower Schuylkill Biotech Campus and issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a development partner. The urban campus will be a world-class location for modern cell and gene therapy bioproduction. Positioned on 40 acres of land (across two 20-acre sites) within the Lower Schuylkill Innovation District, a master-planned district anchored by the existing Pennovation Works campus, the project will offer up to one million square feet of manufacturing space and create a pivotal life science center in the heart of Greater Philadelphia. The RFQ process, which launched in […]

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