University City Science Center

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Canadian IT Firms Show Their Wares At Philadelphia Conference

Canadian trade officials said the black eye that a Canadian company got over the healthcare.gov web debacle shouldn’t diminish the accomplishments of other high-tech companies in that country.

11/19/2013

(Credit: Mike Dunn)

Property, Wages, or…? Stakeholders Argue Philadelphia’s Tax Policy

The discussion, titled “Philadelphia Taxes — Past, Present and Future.” was organized by the Pew Charitable Trusts and Temple University’s Center on Regional Politics.

05/03/2013

(credit: Ian Bush)

Drexel’s ‘ExCITe Center’ Tests The Boundaries Of Technology, Imagination

The engineers might wonder why there are sweaters and scarves in the room. “You can design something on the computer and machines actually knit it for you.”

11/29/2012

LIGHTS FOR THE CURE, the area’s first public service campaign that used the lighting of buildings and landmarks to promote a cause, lights up the skyline pink for the 10th year in a row this October in an effort to encourage women to schedule a mammogram as well as celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who lost their battle with this disease.

Digital Art Contest Creates Canvas Out Of PECO Building’s Lights

Want to see your art on Philadelphia’s PECO Building? Starting in September, you just might be able to.

08/14/2012

(L-R: Rep. Chaka Fattah, Rep. Allyson Schwartz, Sen. Bob Casey, Rep. Pat Meehan.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia-Area US Lawmakers Back Tax Breaks For Life Sciences Industry

The University City Science Center, at 37th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia, was the backdrop on Monday as members of Congress showed their support for legislation to stimulate innovation in the life sciences industry.

07/25/2011

US Sen. Pat Toomey (in red necktie at left) chats with Benjamin Pascal (in green necktie), CEO of Invisible Sentinel, a medical device manufacturer.  Photo by Michelle Durham

Sen. Pat Toomey Tours Nation’s Oldest Urban Research Park, In West Philadelphia

Recently elected US senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) took a tour on Monday of the University City Science Center, on Market Street in West Philadelphia, promoting repeal of a tax on medical devices.

03/14/2011

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