Greater Philadelphia’s World-Renowned Life Sciences Cluster Attracts Talent from Near and Far

There are many factors to consider when deciding on a location to live and work – cost of living, quality of life, and access to opportunity are just a few.

Rankings, statistics, and reports on leading economic indicators point to the Greater Philadelphia region as meeting the criteria as a top-tier, globally-connected, and collaborative place to do business, especially for individuals with life sciences careers.

But beyond comprehensive data, there’s value in hearing corroborative experiences from Greater Philadelphians who are living, working, and thriving […]

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Recruitment with New Employer Partner in Life Sciences

The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative and The Wistar Institute are collaborating once again with support from the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia to bring their award-winning expansion of Wistar’s Biomedical Technician Training Program to a new partner, VintaBio, Inc. This workforce development training will support the talent needs of the rapidly growing cell and gene therapy manufacturing organization.

In the spring of 2023, VintaBio emerged from stealth with its newly appointed CEO, Dr. David Radspinner, $64 million in funding, and a purpose-built gene therapy manufacturing facility in The Navy Yard. Building on this success, […]

“Why Greater Philadelphia Ranks #2 As CGT Hub” Featured in Cell & Gene

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia commissioned a study conducted by Econsult Solutions, Inc., titled The State of Cell and Gene Therapy in the Greater Philadelphia Region: A Comparative Analysis, which measured the impact of our region’s progress in cell and gene therapy through five key lenses: research infrastructure, human capital, innovation output, commercial activity, and value proposition. The study compared Greater Philadelphia to 14 other U.S. metros – Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington D.C. – […]

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

Philadelphia Region Now Tops Other Regional Hubs in Five Categories

PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2022) – 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 region ranked higher overall than Philadelphia was Boston. New York and San Francisco were ranked #3 and […]

People are Talking about Greater Philadelphia

Isn’t it wonderful when people say something nice about you? That’s a feeling Greater Philadelphia has been experiencing a lot lately, as global publications help amplify what those of us who live here already know – this is a place with a great quality of life.

TIME magazine recognized it when it named Philadelphia one of the “World’s Greatest Places 2021. (July 2021). Outside magazine stated it when it placed Philadelphia on its list of 2021’s Best Towns (October 2021). Condé Nast Traveler spotlighted it when it designated Philadelphia a must-visit destination, one of only eight on its editors’ “The Best […]

Forbes ranks 10 Philadelphia-area companies among the nation’s best employers for women

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and other Philadelphia-area companies are named as the nation’s best employers for women.

Article from Philadelphia Business Journal

August 15th, 2021|Awards/Rankings, Corporate Culture, Regional News Roundup|Comments Off on Forbes ranks 10 Philadelphia-area companies among the nation’s best employers for women

Best Children’s Hospitals 2021: Here’s where CHOP ranks, according to U.S. News & World Report

For a third year in a row, CHOP placed second in annual ranking of the country’s top children’s hospitals.

Article from Philadelphia Business Journal 

June 15th, 2021|Awards/Rankings, Livability, Regional News Roundup|Comments Off on Best Children’s Hospitals 2021: Here’s where CHOP ranks, according to U.S. News & World Report
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