Discovery Starts in Greater Philadelphia

The Greater Philadelphia region is the original home of cell and gene therapy. This is where the field started two decades ago, was nurtured, and where it continues to rapidly grow.

Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health Initiative

This initiative recognizes Greater Philadelphia’s leadership in several of the fastest-growing subsectors of the health care industry and is designed to leverage our specialized assets to accelerate growth.  It prioritizes Greater Philadelphia being recognized as the global hub of research, talent, capital, and companies in cell & gene therapy, gene editing, and connected health. Learn More

Study Projects Future Workforce Talent Needs for Cell & Gene Therapy Sector and Benchmarks Connected Health Sector in Greater Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (May 13, 2020) – An independent study to analyze the current workforce landscape and assess the future talent needs of the Greater Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy and connected health sectors has found that this workforce is expected to grow between 35 percent to 94 percent in the next 10 years using mid-range growth estimates. The growth could be as much as 54 percent to 136 percent using high-range growth estimates.

With support from The Lenfest Foundation, three organizations – the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s regional CEO Council for Growth, the University City Science Center, and University […]

Greater Philadelphia Region’s Health Care and Life Sciences Organizations Contribute to Coronavirus Response

PHILADELPHIA (May 8, 2020) – Greater Philadelphia’s health care, science, and research institutions have quickly shifted resources and priorities to mobilize and make a difference in the fight against COVID-19. From working to develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 to investigating the capacity of CRISPR molecules to diagnose or treat COVID-19, the health care and life sciences community is making significant contributions to the COVID-19 response. Educational institutions and corporations are also employing technology to benefit frontline health care workers as they engineer, collect, and donate personal protective equipment including masks and respirators. Connected health technology is rapidly expanding, and companies […]

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