University City Science Center

Event Highlights

MathThematic Exhibit Opening At Esther Klein Gallery


MathThematic, a new exhibit combining geometry, fractals, patterns and other mathematical principles with visual art, will open at the University City Science Center’s Esther Klein Gallery (EKG) on October 7, 2015 and run through November 20th. An opening reception will be held at EKG, which is located at 3600 Market Street in Philadelphia, on Wednesday, October 14th from 5:00-7:30 pm. MathThematic is part of the annual city-wide DesignPhiladelphia festival which runs from October 8 – 16.

Two-dimensional paintings and drawings with intricate fractals and kaleidoscopic geometries will be on display alongside a variety of three-dimensional, video and interactive works. Other pieces include long algae-inspired crocheted hyperbolic curves, interactive designs where viewers can customize fractal performance with the touch of a finger, and geometric paper sculptures using the system of scientific kirigami, a type of origami using cut paper.

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Quorum Office Hours


With over 30 years of experience in design, marketing, communication, and brand strategy- popular speaker, panelist, teacher, and facilitator Orly Zeewy is the host of Octobers, Brand Alignment Office Hours. Click here to read more.

2015 Health Care Innovators Awards


Recognizing Health Care & Life Science Leaders

Join the Philadelphia Business Journal as we recognize those companies, products and individuals that are bringing innovation to the Greater Philadelphia area’s community. We will honor those breaking through in health care and life sciences at a cocktail reception awards program on October 22, 2015 at the Crystal Tea Room.

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 5:00pm-8:00pm

Where: Crystal Tea Room 100 E Penn Square Philadelphia PA 19107

Suggested Dress: Business

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Lunch for Hungry Minds


Dr. Jason Burdick, a Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania, is investigating injectable biomaterials to address this clinical problem. His group has achieved promising results using a class of hydrogels based on the molecule hyaluronic acid (HA). Click here to read more. 

Coffee & Counsel with Timothy J. Levy of Duane Morris LLP


Coffee & Counsel brings Timothy J. Levy of Duane Morris LLP to Quorum to meet with a small group of entrepreneurs over coffee and a light breakfast for an informal Q&A session about funding and pitching. This program is sponsored by Duane Morris LLPClick here to read more.

How to Talk to Money


What happens when you’re asked, “What does your company do?” Can you hook people in 30 seconds? Join Steve Bowman, the Pitch Doctor, for a hands-on workshop on developing an effective elevator pitch. Click here to learn more.

IMPACT Conference


PACT works to position its members toward growth and success. As a premier signature event of PACT, IMPACT Capital Conference has a long tradition of uniting key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities. As the oldest, most established venture conference in the Northeast, IMPACT draws more than 1,000 participants and has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success.

IMPACT 2015 will continue to highlight emerging markets, capital resources, and innovation in the region as we continue the tradition of connecting capital and companies.

We welcome our new Host and Chairperson’s Michael Heller & Ira Gubernick of Cozen O’Connor LLP.


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Funding for Early-Stage Ventures from the National Cancer Institute


This event has been rescheduled from October 1st

Join us for an overview of SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements, NIH SBIR/STTR process and new cancer-focused funding opportunities from NCI, new NCI SBIR/STTR initiatives such as NIH Innovation Corps (I-CorpsT) Team Training Program, NCI Investor Forum to help NCI SBIR-funded companies to connect with investors, venture capitalists, strategic partners, and business leaders from the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, practical strategies on how to successfully submit competitive research proposals. Click here to read more.

For a complete listing of regional events, go to our Regional Calendar