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Greater Philadelphia’s Southeastern Pa. leading economic growth

Greater Philadelphia’s Southeastern Pa. leading economic growth

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING In 2015, businesses located in southeastern Pennsylvania generated 41.8 percent of the state’s total gross product. Pennsylvania has long been known as the “Keystone State” because of its central location within the original 13 colonies. More than its geographical location was the vital role it […]

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CEO Council for Growth Hosts Annual Forum

CEO Council for Growth Hosts Annual Forum

Posted Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Congressional delegation of the Greater Philadelphia region joined the CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) at Drexel University in West Philadelphia on March 6, 2017 for its annual meeting to discuss policy issues related to infrastructure, talent and innovation. Over 70 business, civic and higher education leaders from the Greater Philadelphia region convened with […]

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Federal Legislative Update: February 2017

Federal Legislative Update: February 2017

Posted Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Chamber is pleased to provide a federal legislative update on legislative issues viewed as critical to growing Greater Philadelphia’s economy and quality of life.  These policy issues are primarily informed by the work of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council), which is committed to enhancing economic growth and prosperity in our region […]

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Sunoco Logistics announces 20 new open positions available at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex

Sunoco Logistics announces 20 new open positions available at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex

Posted Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published in the Delaware County Daily Times. BY KATHLEEN E. CAREY MARCUS HOOK >> Sunoco Logistics announced there were 20 jobs with $80,000 annual salaries available at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex Tuesday, which will result in a total facility yearly payroll of $16 million. “These jobs that we’re talking about […]

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College Presidents Reflect on the Future of Higher Education

College Presidents Reflect on the Future of Higher Education

Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | 0 comments

The Regional Colleges and Universities Presidents’ Alliance (Presidents’ Alliance) was created to explore cooperative opportunities among the region’s many degree-granting institutions. The Presidents’ Alliance is comprised of higher education leaders who commit their time and efforts to enhancing the talent in Greater Philadelphia. Working with the Chamber and its CEO Council for Growth, the Presidents’ […]

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Making History Today

Making History Today

Posted Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | 0 comments

This article was originally published on Metro.us. BY ROB WONDERLING With advances in gene therapy, cancer research, and cutting-edge vaccines, history is being made in Greater Philadelphia. If you ask 100 people on the street to play a word association game and gave them the words “Civil War” and “Pennsylvania,” most of them would probably […]

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Life Sciences Yields $24.6B for Greater Philadelphia

Life Sciences Yields $24.6B for Greater Philadelphia

Posted Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | 0 comments

$6.3B in investments are woven into economic fabric of the region The Greater Philadelphia Region (GPR) is positioned to lead the next stage of disruption within the spectrum of Life Sciences disciplines, thanks to its world-renowned research institutions, top biomedical programs, and a healthy ecosystem of small and large enterprises and investment activity. A new […]

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Philadelphia now has a $6 million fund to back local health IT startups

Philadelphia now has a $6 million fund to back local health IT startups

Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | 0 comments

This article was originally published by Technical.ly Philly. Safeguard Scientifics, Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Independence Blue Cross are backing the fund, with the hope of turning the region into a health IT powerhouse. Early-stage health IT startups in Philly are getting one more door to knock on for seed capital: a new $6 million investment […]

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Early Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative

Early Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative

Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | 0 comments

This press release was originally published by Safeguard Scientifics. “Joining with these leaders who bring domain knowledge and expertise strengthens Greater Philadelphia’s position to support one of its most thriving technology sectors. Such a collaboration enhances and multiplies the quality of assessment, feedback and opportunity available to the region’s digital health entrepreneurial talent, promoting development […]

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New $6M funding effort for digital health firms in Philadelphia

New $6M funding effort for digital health firms in Philadelphia

Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | 0 comments

This article was originally published by the Philly.com. Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group, and Safeguard Scientifics announced plans Thursday to spend a total of $6 million over the next for years funding early-stage digital health-care startups. Each of the partners has pledged $2 million. Ben Franklin will manage the effort, […]

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