Penn Announces Strategic Partnership with Longfellow Real Estate to Develop State-of-the-Art Life Sciences Facility in Philadelphia

Pennovation Works is a vibrant and growing community in the Greater Philadelphia region with innovative companies doing impactful research and product development.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is excited to celebrate with the University of Pennsylvania its announcement of a strategic partnership with Longfellow Real Estate to develop a 455,000-sq.-ft., state-of-the-art life sciences facility inside the Pennovation Works ecosystem.

Read more about this exciting expansion in the press release and full article, which can be found here: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/365-million-development-will-expand-life-sciences-hub-pennovation-works.

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Stories From Our Region – May 2022

New Select Greater Philadelphia Website Tells Companies and Talent: “Achieve Your Vision Here”

Select has launched a revamped website targeted toward companies, entrepreneurs, site-selectors, and talent interested in the 11-county Greater Philadelphia region’s location and opportunities. The site’s resources include an interactive regional map, along with property and job search tools.

Greater Philadelphia’s Venture Capital Investments Grow More in Q1 than All Other U.S. Metros

The region saw a 71% increase in startup funding over the first three months of 2022, the largest first-quarter growth experienced by any major metro in the country this year.

The Thriving Life […]

New Select Greater Philadelphia Website Tells Companies and Talent: “Achieve Your Vision Here”

PHILADELPHIA (May 25, 2022) – Select Greater Philadelphia (Select), the business attraction and expansion initiative of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, is launching a new website to attract businesses and talent to the region. The revamped resource at www.selectgreaterphl.com is targeted to companies, entrepreneurs, and site selectors looking to locate or expand in the 11-county Greater Philadelphia region and talent seeking employment here. The site provides visitors with resources such as an interactive regional map, and links to property and job search tools. The key message communicated: “Achieve Your Vision Here.”

“The Select Greater Philadelphia website is one […]

Discovery Starts with The Wistar Institute’s Kristy Shuda McGuire, Ph.D.

Talent looking to join Greater Philadelphia’s cell and gene therapy hub can hear firsthand from those living and working here about the types of opportunities the industry offers and the region’s quality of life. So far, eight talent ambassadors have shared their stories as part of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s “Discovery Starts with Me” series.

Discovery Starts with The Wistar Institute’s Kristy Shuda McGuire, Ph.D.

As the Greater Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy industry continues to grow, The Wistar Institute is addressing the need to attract and […]

Stories From Our Region – April 2022

Regional Leaders Praise Greater Philadelphia’s Culture, Cuisine, and Quality of Life

Greater Philadelphia’s leaders highlight our region’s strengths to make a case for why Life sciences companies should consider relocating here to achieve their vision.

Join the Chamber for a dynamic event that will bring leaders together to explore developments impacting our region’s life sciences market.

Incyte’s New 200,000-Square-Foot Building Will Bring More Workers to Wilmington Headquarters

The new 200,000-square-foot research building, featuring four floors of lab space, will house over 440 research and clinical development employees.

PHL to Kick Off First Phase of […]

Regional Leaders Praise Greater Philadelphia’s Culture, Cuisine, and Quality of Life

Life sciences companies looking to locate in Greater Philadelphia consider many factors in their decision making, from accessibility and connectivity to opportunities to collaborate and achieve their company’s vision. Another factor is the quality of life available to their employees. The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is developing a series of testimonial videos with Greater Philadelphia’s leaders describing the region’s attributes.

Among the region’s leaders who have already shared their perspectives are Chellie Cameron, CEO, Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport, Chief Aviation Representative, City of Philadelphia – Division of Aviation; Roland Kolbeck, Ph.D., chief scientific officer at Spirovant […]

Stories From Our Region – March 2022

Gattuso and Drexel to Build Life Science Research Lab Facility

Gattuso Development Partners has partnered with Drexel University to build Philadelphia’s largest life sciences research and laboratory building.

Oxford Properties Group and Ensemble/Mosaic to Develop Life Sciences Hub

Oxford Properties Group and Ensemble/Mosaic have partnered to develop a life sciences hub in Philadelphia’s Navy Yard.

Achilles Therapeutics Leases 7,000 SF Lab Space

Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, Achilles Therapeutics, has leased a lab space at 401 North Broad.

Three New Research Projects Under Way by ChristianaCare and The Wistar Institute

ChristianaCare and The Wistar Institute to […]

Discovery Starts with CHOP’s Dr. Lindsey George

Talent looking to join Greater Philadelphia’s cell and gene therapy hub can hear firsthand from those living and working here about the types of opportunities the industry offers and the region’s quality of life. So far, seven talent ambassadors have shared their stories as part of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s “Discovery Starts with Me” series.

The most recent talent ambassador to talk about discovery in Greater Philadelphia is Dr. Lindsey George, an attending physician in the Division of Hematology and Director of Clinical In Vivo Gene Therapy at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), as well as an Assistant […]

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Big4Bio Publishes Philadelphia Life Sciences Report with 2022 Outlook

The CEO Council was pleased to again contribute to Big4Bio’s annual 2021 Philadelphia Year-in-Review report by providing a look forward to what we might expect in the region’s life sciences industry, including the cell and gene therapy sector, in 2022. The outlook is reprinted below and the link to the full report, as well as reports for the Boston, San Francisco Bay, and San Diego markets, can be found on Big4Bio’s website.

“These Year-in-Reviews reflect the constant growth of the life science industry in these Big4Bio regions and also help provide important information for 2022 planning […]

Gene Editing Researcher at ChristianaCare Contributes to Talent Series

ChristianaCare’s Gene Editing Institute is the latest organization to contribute to a video series building awareness of job opportunities in Greater Philadelphia’s cell and gene therapy and gene editing sectors. 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, the “Discovery Starts with Me” video series shares what it is like to live and work in the region’s research hub. The series now features six “talent ambassadors” telling their stories.

For Natalia Rivera-Torres, Ph.D., the story is one that takes […]

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