Events

Philadelphia is the place to be for innovation in the life sciences. It’s home to some of the nation’s top hospitals, academic research and cancer centers, as well as medical testing innovators. Hear from innovators about diagnostic discoveries, new approaches...
October 16, 2019
Health and well-being are tightly connected to the quality of our living environments. Even while the city struggles with growing environmental and health crises, innovations that drive meaningful progress can be shockingly simple and accessible. Cleaning up a vacant lot,...
This all-ages event showcases some of the favorite makers from the 2019 Maker Faire – a venue for “makers” to show hobbies, experiments and projects and tell what they have learned. This all-ages event is a unique combination of art,...
The Maxwell Football Club presents three local partners who are innovating in performance, safety, and health – and changing the game for athletes. Their technological advancements include strength and conditioning programs to “max out” performance; protective mouth guards for contact...
October 16, 2019
E-bikes, flying cars and Hyperloop are among the latest and greatest transportation technologies poised to transform how we get from Point A to Point B. What has been done related to these cutting-edge technologies? What has been deployed, and what...
Philly sits at the heart of the East Coast innovation corridor, and is increasingly leading innovations in life sciences, healthcare and technology—with the 3rd ranked start-up ecosystem in the country. That growth is powered by increasingly diverse innovators—in fact, Philadelphia’s...
Dealing with fresh food, a perishable commodity that is expensive to reliably transport without loss or damage, is a challenge for vendors and purveyors. Modern-day shipping methods have made great strides over the years, and innovative fresh food markets are...
Philadelphia is known for great engineering schools that produce great inventors and innovators. But what’s next? How does the next generation move beyond innovative products and services and become empowered to create innovative companies and organizations?
Chew on this: The Drexel Food Lab in the Department of Food and Hospitality Management, in collaboration with partners, has designed food alternatives to pharmaceuticals. How can specific healthy foods, rather than drugs, be used to target disease?
How can today’s companies invest in tomorrow’s leaders? By providing work-based experiences for youth, businesses can help Philadelphia’s future doctors, engineers, and entrepreneurs access real-world experience and build a talent pipeline. An innovative design model is leading the way to...
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