This iconic Pennsylvania institution has been taking startups from great idea to thriving company since 1983, contributing billions to the state's economy. Check out four businesses — one for each of BFTP's regional headquarters — taking advantage of its incubation and acceleration resources to thrive, whether developing next-generation pregnancy tests, fighting bedbugs or saving lives with stroke prevention.
From a blind elephant seal in Pittsburgh to an entire population of endangered butterflies near Hershey, the state's zoos are jumping in to help the world's wildlife. It's all part of a national movement that has these beloved institutions emphasizing education and conservation.
Access to advanced, real-time weather data by planners, businesses and decision makers can be a matter of life and death. This new partnership at the University of Pennsylvania puts sophisticated global data in the hands of students and researchers.
Monument Lab, a huge Philadelphia public art project, asks this essential question, and offers answers in the form of ten installations across the city that address issues of social justice and solidarity.
Running through September 30, the gallery's latest exhibition 'A Mesh is Also a Snare' explores the myriad ways in which technology connects art and science. It was guest curated by Philadelphia artist collective Grizzly Grizzly.
The West Philadelphia institution's new Vice President of Science and Technology has a wealth of experience in both finance and the life sciences industry. He chats with Keystone Edge about taking the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem from 'good to great.'
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania and its partners have announced a huge funding initiative to support regional tech startups working to solve social, environmental and health problems.
The University City Science Center's FirstHand initiative works to spark interest in STEAM disciplines among youth from under-resourced schools. This summer's program used molecular gastronomy as a gateway to experimentation.
At the 9th annual Regional Affinity Incubation Network (RAIN) Conference, attendees tackled the quest to build a more diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial community. Keystone Edge chatted with two panelists about the Philadelphia Region's specific strengths and challenges.