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Discovery Starts with The Wistar Institute’s Kristy Shuda McGuire, Ph.D.

Talent looking to join Greater Philadelphia’s cell and gene therapy hub can hear firsthand from those living and working here about the types of opportunities the industry offers and the region’s quality of life. So far, eight talent ambassadors have shared their stories as part of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s “Discovery Starts with Me” series.

Discovery Starts with The Wistar Institute’s Kristy Shuda McGuire, Ph.D.

As the Greater Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy industry continues to grow, The Wistar Institute is addressing the need to attract and train talent. The Wistar Institute, located in the life sciences hotbed […]

New Business Attraction Tool Tells Companies and Talent: “Achieve Your Vision Here”

“Achieve Your Vision Here.” That’s the promise communicated through a new website for Select Greater Philadelphia, the business attraction and expansion program of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. The revamped resource, which launched this week, is targeted to companies and site selectors looking to locate or expand in the 11-county Greater Philadelphia region. It provides them with resources such as an interactive property search tool and targeted job openings and shares the many ways the Greater Philadelphia region is connected, collaborative, and accessible.

“Select Greater Philadelphia, spurred by annual investors and guided by an advisory board, […]

Philadelphia Region to Shine at BIO 2022

Representatives from Greater Philadelphia’s life science ecosystem will share the story of our connected, collaborative, and accessible region at the upcoming BIO International Convention (BIO 2022), being held June 13-16, 2022 in San Diego, California.

Team members from the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia will be on hand at the Pennsylvania Partners booth to meet with industry professionals and showcase the region’s leadership role as a center for life sciences and a hub for cell and gene therapy. Among the other collaborators in the Pennsylvania Partners booth are the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the City of Philadelphia […]

PACT Report Announces Record-Breaking Year for VC Investment

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s CEO Council for Growth was among the supporters of the 2021 Philadelphia Venture Report. Produced by the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) in conjunction with PitchBook, the annual report shares deal-making trends across sectors and stages, exits, and fundraising statistics.

The report, which was released on March 22, 2022, announced a record-breaking 2021 for Philadelphia’s venture capital ecosystem with 411 deals totaling nearly $8 billion. Gopuff, a food delivery platform founded by Drexel University alumni, led the way, according to the report, with $3.6 billion raised throughout the year. “Even without […]


The thriving life sciences industry in Greater Philadelphia is poised for exponential growth and continued leadership. As a global hub for research, talent, and capital, Greater Philadelphia continues to scale and attract companies in a range of therapeutic areas, including the hot and growing cell and gene therapy subsectors. This momentum is the subject of a Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia program, “Leading Life Sciences: Driving Economic Growth in Greater Philadelphia,” from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 2. The event will take place at four host venues and also feature a virtual panel discussion.

Participants can choose to attend […]

SAPA-GP Hosts Inaugural Cell & Gene Therapy Conference in June

For the past 20 years, Greater Philadelphia has been home to the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association (SAPA). The volunteer-supported professional organization, referred to as SAPA-GP, has filled its leadership team with executives at some of the leading biotech and pharmaceutical companies in our area. With support from more than 4,000 members, SAPA-GP hosts numerous scientific and business programs year-round and offers mentorship and career development opportunities for aspiring students and professionals.

This June, SAPA-GP will host its inaugural @Philly Cell and Gene Therapy Annual Conference, which the organization plans to make an annual event. […]

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