While many of the Commonwealth’s large tableware manufacturers have moved production overseas, a vibrant community of craftspeople remain committed to creating functional one-of-a-kind plates, bowls, mugs, vases and more, inspired by everything from Japanese design to traditional German redware. This holiday season, set your table with a piece of Pennsylvania.
This Wyomissing-based IT firm is gearing up for a big expansion. The first step is putting down roots in Center City Philadelphia, gaining access to its thriving tech culture and a raft of important clients.
Tech startup VitalTrax helps fill clinical trials by connecting patients, caregivers, physicians and researchers. Matching the right person with the right trial can mean the difference between life and death.
Orthopedic bone graft surgery involves the use of rods, plates, pins, putty, wires, screws and external fixation devices. These procedures (of which over 600,000 are done annually in the U.S.) often require extended hospitalization, immobilization and physical therapy. Regennera Therapeutics has a better idea: They're building a synthetic “scaffold” that regenerates healthy bone, ligaments, muscles, cartilage and blood vessels.
Seven bids to be home to Amazon's new headquarters came from the Commonwealth. From major cities like Philadelphia to job-hungry regions like Northeastern PA, economic development professionals made their pitches as to why they have the ideal location for one of the world's most dynamic companies. Who will triumph in the race for thousands of jobs and billions in investment?
This Philadelphia institution has embarked on a new, interdisciplinary collaboration: Local artist Orkan Telhan is observing experiments and shadowing scientists in the labs at Integral Molecular, a uCity Square-based biotechnology company.
The inaugural PA Urban Parks & Recreation Exchange, held in Allentown, spotlighted how Pennsylvania cities large and small can improve their communities through thoughtful design and increased access to parks and playgrounds.