Innovation

women health-care leaders
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8 Trailblazing Women in Philly’s Health-Care Revolution

The forces driving Philly medicine are increasingly female. Meet eight of the revolution’s trailblazers. Zarina Ali Assistant professor of neurosurgery, the Perelman School of Medicine […]

gene therapy companies
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9 Philly Companies on the Cutting Edge of Cell and Gene Therapy Innovation

In the average adult body, beneath 22 square feet of skin and clustered around more than 650 skeletal muscles, there are as many as 37 […]

life sciences companies
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals Is a Leader in the Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine

As SARS-CoV-2, the deadly coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, spread from Wuhan, China, to nearly every country around the globe, dozens of companies rushed to develop […]

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Biotech Tour: Inside University City’s BioLabs@CIC

BioLabs@CIC Philadelphia officially opened its doors to the Philadelphia community last fall. The member-based co-working chain joined uCity Square’s growing innovation corridor at 3675 Market Street, […]

Business

Inside 3675 Market, Philadelphia’s Newest Innovation Hub

On November 9th, 3675 Market Street will officially open its doors to the public about two years after its ceremonial groundbreaking. So far, the 14-story […]

Business

Here’s Why Independence and Comcast Are Launching a Health Care Venture Together

As health care spending continues to represent an excessively large part of our country’s economy, the push for innovation in the space dominated by an […]

Business

Here’s What Was Accomplished at Penn’s Pennovation Center This Year

It’s been a little more than a year since the University of Pennsylvania opened up the Pennovation Center, a 58,000 square-foot innovation hub on its […]

Business

Philly Startup Raises $1.85M, Readies to Clean Up Black Market of Online Advertising

Armed with $1.85 million in seed funding and built by some of Philly’s top serial entrepreneurs, Amino Payments — Philly’s newest homegrown startup — is […]

Property

Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House

Architect Laura Blau’s firm, BluPath, specializes in coming up with sustainable solutions to all sorts of design and construction problems. She was an early adopter […]

Business

Startup of the Week: Stylish Collapsible Bike Helmets That You’ll Actually Want to Wear

Startup of the Week is a weekly feature that showcases innovation and the inner workings of startups across the Philadelphia region.  When Rachel Benyola started […]

Business

Startup of the Week: Diagnostic Driving for Safer Roads

Startup of the Week is a weekly feature that showcases innovation and the inner workings of startups across the Philadelphia region.  The economic burden of […]

Business

Startup of the Week: UrbanStems Wants to Deliver Your Flowers in an Hour

Startup of the Week is a weekly feature that showcases innovation and the inner workings of startups across the Philadelphia region. The last time I […]

Business

And The Judges Are…

Because we know Philadelphia is bustling with great ideas and innovators eager to share their stories, Philadelphia magazine is calling on the city’s movers and […]

Business

Inside Mt. Airy’s New Immigrant Entrepreneur Co-Working Space

The following statements have become truisms: Small businesses are the greatest engine of economic growth in America. Immigrants from abroad have played a major role in […]

Business

It’s Not Marijuana, But Synthetic THC Company Has High Hopes

Zynerba is not a medical marijuana company, but its CEO Armando Anido might know more about the chemical makeup of pot than anyone else. The Devon, […]