Science Center events give members of Greater Philadelphia's innovation ecosystem the opportunity to convene, network and learn.
Meet with Johnson & Johnson Innovation
On March 23, hear from Johnson & Johnson Innovation leaders as they provide an overview of J&J Innovation goals and mission, highlighting how J&J Innovation interacts with the entrepreneurial community through JLABS, JJDC, and other J&J Innovation initiatives.
A Novel Approach to Scar Therapy: Sustained Release of Proteases from Microparticles
Dr. Jillian Hillman, Principal Scientist of Port resident company Hyalo Technologies will discuss the use of their drug encapsulation system for dermatology applications. They recently showed the potential for scar removal using protease...
For companies engaged in any business that involves research, technology, data, software, etc., there are a myriad of state and local tax compliance rules to consider as well as potential benefits. As state and local governments seek more...
Geek’s Guide was designed to help you find your starting point within Philly’s unique science and tech community. During this program, leaders in those fields will invite students to interact with professional communities during Philadelphia Science Festival and Philly Tech Weeks. Speakers will note why they are passionate about Philadelphia and let you know how you can get involved year round. At the end of the program, there will be a casual networking event where you can ask the speakers more questions and connect with hiring employers.
Most aspiring entrepreneurs can benefit from targeted advice from someone who has successfully navigated the startup path. Entrepreneur IQ addresses this need. For the next six months, Geoff DiMasi, Principal at P’unk Avenue, will share his expertise and offer targeted Office Hours as part of Quorum’s newest signature program, Entrepreneur In Quorum.
Save the date for Bisnow’s 5th Annual Future of Center City conference on April 18, 2017, featuring an in-depth look at the booming University City neighborhood. Real estate and development professionals, including Joe Reagan, Senior Vice President of Development for Wexford Science + Technology, will take an in-depth look at University City.
The March for Science is a celebration of science. It's not about scientists or politicians, it is about the very real role that science plays in each of our lives and the need to respect and encourage research that gives us insight into the world. Nevertheless, the march has generated a great deal of conversation around whether or not scientists should involve themselves in politics. In the face of an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific consensus and restricting scientific discovery, we might ask instead: can we afford not to speak out in its defense?
Step into the shoes of groundbreaking innovators like chemist and inventor Stephanie Kwolek, designer extraordinaire Buckminster Fuller, and many others! Learn about these individuals’ lives and discover their work through hands-on, interactive stations and fun challenges that combine art and science.
A New Reality: How Virtual and Augmented Reality are Shaping the Future
2016 marked “year zero” for the virtual and augmented reality revolution. In many cases, it was the first time these technologies were accessible to consumers. With a revenue forecast expected to hit $120 billion by 2020, the VR and AR industry has only just begun.