A look at the impact of University City Science Center"s shift in focus, two years later


Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

University City Science Center-backed accelerator seeks applicants looking to expand in India

Philadelphia’s Global Startup Accelerator is gearing its focus toward India and smart cities in its second year.   Started by the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and the University City Science Center, the organization is looking to work .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2019

Why Steve Tang will ring NASDAQ"s opening bell on World AIDS Day

The former University City Science Center CEO is now leading the oral diagnostics company, which created the first FDA-approved at-home, oral HIV testing kit......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2018

UW-Whitewater becomes hub for entrepreneurs, startups: Slideshow

Using 130 acres in Whitewater, the university and city have made room for the Whitewater University Technology Park, a planned site for growing tech companies that already includes the school’s 37,500-square-foot Innovation Center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

OHSU"s chief research officer on chasing Stanford, tech transfer and the valley of death

Peter Barr-Gillespie oversees research activities at the university, which reaped nearly half a billion in grants last year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2020

Westfield revises Promenade 2035 plan with more affordable housing, smaller stadium

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has submitted amended plans to the City of Los Angeles for its Promenade 2035 project at Warner Center in the Valley. The $1.5 billion project aims to create a new 34-acre mixed-use center with public plazas and walk.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2020

Grand Canyon University opens incubator with free rent for startups

Startups get the free space, but are encouraged to hire Grand Canyon University students and stick around the West Valley when they're big enough to leave......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2020

Texas company plans to build four Valley active-adult communities

Sparrow Partners has started construction on a 193-unit active-adult community in downtown Surprise, called Mera City Center. The Austin, Texas-based company also plans to begin work on three more active-adult communities in the Phoenix area and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2020

Track the coronavirus online with this dashboard

It is now possible to track the coronavirus online. The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University has developed a dashboard to... The post Track the coronavirus online with this dashboard appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 28th, 2020

Why Wuhan Is at the Center of the Viral Outbreak

The city has been pouring resources into science and research, while public-health spending has stagnated......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 28th, 2020

Restaurant on ground floor of Franklin Residences is closing

Sandler's on 9th, a bar and restaurant on the ground floor of the Franklin Residences in Center City, is closing its doors Sunday after 18 months in business. The all-day restaurant at 834 Chestnut St. is popular among Thomas Jefferson University.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2020

Podcast: Developer Brian Higgins on the changing face of Columbus

Brian Higgins and his Arch City Development are busy all over Columbus. The Youngstown native thought Central Ohio would be a temporary stop when he landed at Ohio State University. Then he thought the cubicle life would be his fate. But none of tho.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2020

Year in Review 2019: The PBJ"s most-viewed stories of the year

The closure of Hahnemann University Hospital dominated local headlines in 2019, and the numbers back that up. Two of the top five most viewed Philadelphia Business Journal stories of the year center around the 171-year-old Center City hospital's abru.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2019

Corning Taiwan partners with university to set up startup accelerator

Corning Display Technologies Taiwan has partnered with Taidah Entrepreneurship Center under National Taiwan University (TEC NTU) to set up an accelerator to help startups develop innovative applications using the company's materials and technologies......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 23rd, 2019

Southtown contemporary arts center gets new leader

Contemporary art center Ruby City has named Elyse Gonzales from the University of California at Santa Barbara (USCB) Art, Design & Architecture Museum as its director. She was most recently acting director for the Southern California institution. Rub.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2019

Jefferson gets $70M gift from Kimmels for 12-story research building

Thomas Jefferson University has received its second largest donation ever, a $70 million gift from Sidney and Caroline Kimmel, which it will use for a new building to expand the biomedical research capacity at its Center City campus. The 12-floor bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2019

Paris-Saclay aims to become international science, tech hub

Paris-Saclay, a research-intensive and high-tech business cluster in the south of the French capital city, aims to become an international scientific and technological hub competiting with Silicon Valley, according to senior project manager Jeremy Herve......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 3rd, 2019

Magic City Newsmakers: Samford University, Frito-Lay, McDonald’s, LAH Real Estate and more

Good works Spring Valley School acknowledged Dyslexia Awareness Month by serving as a host location for the annual Fall Reading Conference: Rise to the Challenge on Oct. 17-18, presented by the Alabama Branch of the International Dyslexia Associa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 18th, 2019

Happenings in Silicon Valley in pictures: the City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley celebration, and the Foundation for Valley Medical Center gala.

Each week, the Silicon Valley Business Journal print edition devotes a page to photos of happening around our community in a section called Valley Life. This week, we have photos from the City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley celebration, and the Found.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 18th, 2019

Female-led startups in NYC and LA secure more venture capital than in Silicon Valley

Female-led tech startups in New York City and Los Angeles receive as much venture capital — if not more — than their Silicon Valley counterparts. That's despite the Bay Area's having a much larger startup ecosystem, according to a new study fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2019