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Our Events

Science Center events give members of Greater Philadelphia's innovation ecosystem the opportunity to convene, network and learn.  

Aug

17

A Mesh is also A Snare

The newest Esther Klein Gallery exhibit will open on August 17th and run through September 30. A Mesh is also A Snare features work by Talia Greene, Amy Hicks, Michael Konrad, Jason Varone, Kristin Lucas, Susan Robb, Ephraim Russell, Sarah Steinwachs, Cindy Stockton-Moore, Rachel Wetzel, Sarah Pulver, and Josh Weiss.

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sep

27

Cocktails & Capital: First Time Funding

Have questions about approaching funders for the first time? Not sure where to start or who to start with? Join us at Cocktails & Capital: First Time Funding for a lively panel discussion with three early stage investors who can answer all your questions about when to approach funders, who to talk to, and how to go about it. Network with funders and fellow entrepreneurs over a cocktail following the panel.

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
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Sep

28

Office Hours with Jared Gordon, Director of International Tax at Deloitte

Jared Gordon, a Director in Deloitte Tax’s Philadelphia International Tax Group, has over 20 years of experience in corporate and international taxation. With his years of experience working with large and small companies alike, Jared can advise on such topics as, setting the groundwork for international expansion, structuring for success and tax reform considerations. Join us to have your questions answered by an expert!

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sep

29

Lunch for Hungry Minds with Joseph W. Freeman

Join us for lunch with Joseph W. Freeman from Rutgers University, Department of Biomedical Engineering. He focuses on the production and development of functional, biological scaffolds that can be implanted and degrade over time. Due to their unique structure and composition, they support the regeneration of bone, ligament, muscle, and cartilage tissues when integrated with existing tissue. His current project, Regennera, is a load-bearing, synthetic bone graft that guides the formation of healthy bone tissue in orthopedic patients.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Oct

3

Orkan Telhan Artist Talk

The University City Science Center has partnered with biotech company and uCity Square resident Integral Molecular to host an artist-in-residence program focused on biotechnology. Based in Philadelphia, the goal of this program is to provide access, opportunity and awareness for artists to explore the ever-changing world of biotechnology. Our current Artist-in-Residence is Orkan Telhan. In this talk, he will be presenting some of his previous work, and also talking about his current project at Integral Molecular.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Oct

12

GUT LOVE: You Are My Future

An ongoing investigation exploring our human condition through the lens of our gut micro biome.

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Oct

17

Coffee & Capital with Jeffrey Snellenberg

Sit down for a Q&A over coffee and a light breakfast with Jeffrey Snellenburg, President of the PA Angel Network. In addition to being President of PA Angel Network, Jeff is also the Investment Coordinator for Delaware Crossing Investor Group and the Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Angel Group Funds. Join us to have your questions answered by an expert Angel Investor with over 25 years of experience!

8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Oct

17

Singh Nanovation: Where Nanotechnology Meets Innovation

The 2017 annual Singh Nanovation Conference – Where Nanotechnology Meets Innovation to be held at the Singh Center for Nanotechnology located on the Campus of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA on October 17-18, 2017. This conference will bring together individuals from academia, government, industry and investment around the Mid-Atlantic Region to discuss and showcase the current work being produced at the Singh Center, along with the latest in nanotechnology innovation in medicine, consumer products, industrial products, and green technology.

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Oct

24

JLabs Presents: Lessons in Herding Cats: Business Development for Life Science Companies

The business development professional's purpose is to optimize optionality and long term value at each stage of a company's life. How do you determine the direction that will add the most value to your company? How do you avoid the constant pursuit of "shiny objects"? How do you know when it's the right time for a strategic partnership?

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Nov

1

PACT 2017 Capital Conference

As a premier signature event of PACT, the PACT capital conference is the longest running and largest venture conference on the East Coast and has hosted countless top entrepreneurs, companies and investors from early stage, growth stage and mature technology companies. PACT has a long tradition of uniting these key players and draws more than 1,000 participants in attendance over the course of two days. This conference has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success. Recent keynote speakers have included Bill McDermott of SAP, Steve Case of AOL and Jeff Fluhr of StubHub. This year will examine Success through Collaboration, in start-ups, enterprises, and investors.

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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