Entries by Sydney Stressman

Rowan University Could House International Technology Research Company

The largest and oldest technology transfer organization in India could potentially open its first U.S. headquarters in southern New Jersey. Rowan University and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the India-based National Research Development Corporation (NRDC). This partnership was stimulated by the New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, who […]

Incyte Announces Plans to Expand Again

Incyte, a pharmaceutical company based in Wilmington, Delaware, will expand its Augustine Cut-Off headquarters. Paula Swain, Incyte’s Head of Human Resources of Facilities shared that Incyte has consistently outgrow its buildings since 2014. “We really feel that we do our best work when we are co-located,” Swain said. “We feel it really helps with collaboration.” […]

The Tri-state Ranked on Workforce, Cost of Doing Business, and More

CNBC recently released its annual America’s Top States for Business rankings, grading all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness in 10 broad categories. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware were all measured on a multitude of factors, including workforce, cost of doing business, quality of life, and more. Pennsylvania ranked 28th in the nation with many serious […]

Local University Advancing U.S. Army Materials

Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ will lead a $14.5 million Department of Defense/Army Research Lab project to improve army modernization and safety. The “Advancing Structural Materials for Army Modernization Priorities via Direct-Write Approaches” project will involve a team of experts from Rowan University and PPG, and multiple suppliers including Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. The […]

The University of Pennsylvania Opening Opioid-Use Research Center

Penn Medicine received a five-year $8.9 million grant by the National Institute on Drug Abuse to create a center dedicated towards studying opioid-use disorders. The new Penn PET Addiction Center of Excellence will involve researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University’s PET Center and be the first of its kind to use “positron […]

New Amtrak Train Launching in 2021

Amtrak will introduce their new Acela Express train in 2021 throughout the Northeast Corridor. The trains were developed by the technology company, Alstom, which has a facility in New Castle, Delaware. One of the only prototypes of the Acela is in Delaware. The Acela will travel from Boston, MA to Washington, D.C. multiple times a […]

Local Medical Tech Company Receives National Recognition

Fortune Magazine named BioTelemetry, Inc., a medical technology company in Malvern, PA, one of the fastest-growing companies in 2019. “Being recognized on Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list is a testament to the incredible work we are doing to deliver our life-saving technology and help improve quality of care,” said Joseph H. Capper, President and Chief […]

Gene Therapy With Research Origins In Greater Philadelphia Approved By FDA to Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The FDA approved of a gene therapy called Zolgensma that was developed by a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania to correct the genes that cause spinal muscle atrophy (SMA). SMA is caused by a mutation of a specific gene, SMN1, that affects nerve cells in the spinal cord. Zolgensma is a one-time […]