The Philadelphia Department of Commerce recently issued a $250,000 grant to the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) for their cell and gene therapy industry lab technician certificate program.
Philadelphia ranks second in a newly released study comparing 14 U.S. cell and gene therapy hubs in five key categories.
Five Philadelphia Organizations Are Partnering for a New Biotech Technician Training Program Starting this Fall
Five organizations will partner for a paid workforce development training program called Biomedical Technician Training Program: Aseptic Manufacturing.
Philadelphia's innovation hub has seen explosive growth over the past several years, with significant expansions in manufacturing and research space for multiple companies.
Cell and Gene Therapy On Track to Hit Record Number of Regulatory Approvals; Potential Implications for Commercial Real Estate Industry
While the CGT industry is growing at a rapid rate, real estate development happens much slower, which may have implications for the amount of available space.
Penn Medicine ranked number two out of the top five large health systems, second only to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Philadelphia-based Cancer Research Institutions Receive over $700M in National Cancer Institute Grants from 2019 to 2021, Fourth-most in the Nation
The University of Pennsylvania led the region with 490 NCI grants totaling $234 million during this three year time period.
Startup Genome described Philly as "a vibrant Life Science hub and a particularly attractive home base for female entrepreneurs."
As the number of gene and cell therapy jobs continue to grow, Philadelphia continues to attract diverse pools of talent.
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