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Region’s Quality of Life Is Focus of Talent Video Series

The terrific quality of life in Greater Philadelphia is a recurring theme of a new video series called “Discovery Starts With Me.” Created by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s CEO Council for Growth in collaboration with its partners in the Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health Initiative, and the hub’s cell and gene therapy R&D companies, each 90-second story gives a glimpse into what it’s like to live and work in the region.

The videos are shared on social media and as part of a paid campaign on LinkedIn. The intent is to build awareness of the opportunities […]

January 15th, 2022|Videos|0 Comments

Stories From Our Region – December 2021

PHL Connects Region’s Life Sciences Ecosystem to the World

Philadelphia International Airport’s James Tyrrell shared how PHL contributes to the life sciences sector.

Spark Therapeutics Plans Gene Therapy Manufacturing Plant in University City Worth $575M

Spark announced the signing of a 99-year ground lease for its new 500,000-square-foot gene therapy manufacturing plant on Drexel University’s campus.

Recent Real Estate Transactions Across Our Region

Arts & Crafts Holdings obtains a $25 million construction loan and other regional companies sign leases for 20,000-square-foot facilities.

Philadelphia Is Among The “Rising Cities” Attracting Millions in Startup Funding

Startups in […]

Workforce is Key to Attainment of Spark Therapeutics’ Vision

Spark Therapeutics is committed to creating a world where no life is limited by genetic disease. Learn more about how the company is attracting talent and preparing for job growth from Jennifer Flaisher, chief human resources officer, who answers our questions in this article. Then, hear from Ali Nowrouzi, Ph.D., a senior research scientist at Spark, who moved to Greater Philadelphia from Heidelberg, Germany, about what it’s like for him to live and work in the region. His story is the latest addition to the CEO Council’s “Discovery Starts With Me” video series, and you can watch it below.

December 13th, 2021|Videos|0 Comments

Passage Bio’s Patient-Centered Culture Attracts Talent

Two Passage Bio employees are sharing their stories of what brought them to the Greater Philadelphia region’s expanding cell and gene therapy ecosystem.

Mohamed Aziz, Director of Planning and CMC Project Management at Passage Bio, is the most recent person featured in the new “Discovery Starts With Me” video series. Created by the CEO Council for Growth and the Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health Initiative, the series is providing an inside look at the talent behind the region’s cell and gene therapy hub. You can view Mohamed’s story here.

October 25th, 2021|Videos|0 Comments

CEO of Comcast-IBC joint venture Quil discusses beta testing its next product and ‘hiring like crazy’

The digital health joint venture formed by Comcast Corp. and Independence Blue Cross is set to launch its second product early next year.

Article from Philadelphia Business Journal 

Castle Creek Biosciences Expands its Innovative Gene Therapy Platform for Rare Genetic Connective Tissue Disorders through Research Collaboration with Mayo Clinic

Castle Creek Biosciences, Inc. announces research collaboration with Mayo Clinic.

Article from PR Newswire

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