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NextUp: The Local Company Building a Fleet of COVID-19 Testing Trucks

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email with pitches […]

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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 […]

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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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Philadelphia’s Citywide Innovation Fest to Return for a Second Year

B.PHL, the citywide innovation festival that attracted thousands of attendees to more than 200 events in its inaugural year, is coming back this fall. This […]

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Biotech Tour: Inside the Newly Rehabbed Spring House Innovation Park

Lower Gwynedd Township in Montgomery County is now home to a new innovation hub born of old bones. Spring House Innovation Park (SHIP), a 600,000-square-foot […]

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B.PHL Festival Highlights Innovation in Philadelphia’s Healthcare Industry

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding healthcare industry was a key topic of discussion during last week’s B.PHL Innovation Festival. A team of local titans in business, healthcare and science, including […]

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Inside Philadelphia’s New Innovation Festival

Philadelphia is getting a new citywide special — spoiler: it does not include a PBR. This week, city leaders announced B.PHL, Philadelphia’s first citywide innovation […]

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Why the Country’s Top Biotech Companies Are Flocking to Philadelphia

The leaders behind some of the most successful biotech companies in the country have chosen to grow their businesses in Philadelphia because, even when compared to […]

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Introducing NextHealth PHL: The News Hub for Philly’s Booming Life Sciences Scene

We are excited to unveil our latest vertical, NextHealth PHL, which will amplify the groundbreaking work of local scientists, doctors, and researchers who are ushering […]

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It’s Time to Call Bullshit on Innovation

What he remembers most, he says, is the afterglow. Last winter, Drexel professor Brent Luvaas introduced a new course at the university called “Digital Detox.” […]


I Love My Job: Comcast Exec Ebony Lee

Ebony Lee hit a big career milestone this year: The senior vice president of strategic development at Comcast Cable made ten years at Philadelphia’s most […]


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 […]


Philadelphia Is One of the Country’s Top 10 Rising Cities for Startups

When AOL cofounder Steve Case visited Philadelphia this year, he observed a lot of growth in the startup community since his last visit in 2015, […]


Scenes From the 2nd Annual PHL Innovation Picnic

This year’s PHL Innovation Picnic pulled in more than 800 registrants from all across the Philadelphia region’s tech and innovation communities. As attendees celebrated the […]


It’s Almost Time for the Second Annual PHL Innovation Picnic

The sun will eventually come out, and when it does, it’ll probably be just in time for the PHL Innovation Picnic. You know, that Navy […]