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January 11, 2018 | Press Releases

Thirty-Six Philadelphia-Based Startups Benefit from KIZ Tax Credits

For the second year in a row, University City KIZ Companies received the highest number of KIZ Tax Credit awards among the 28 zones across the Commonwealth.

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January 10, 2018 | Press Releases

Art Inspired by Networks On Display at Esther Klein Gallery: Workshop, Lecture and Opening Reception Planned

The Esther Klein Gallery’s (EKG) newest exhibit features work from a group of young artists participating in the PENN Network Visualization Program. Networks Within and Around Us runs through January 26, 2018. A lecture by Dr. Danielle Basset will be held on Friday, January 19th at Quorum, 3711 Market Street Suite 800, at 5 p.m., followed by a reception with the artists from 6 – 8 p.m. at EKG, 3600 Market Street.

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January 4, 2018 | Press Releases

University City Science Center Announces CEO Transition

The University City Science Center announced today that Stephen S. Tang, Ph.D., MBA, will step down as President & CEO to join OraSure Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR) as President & CEO.

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