Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health

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.

Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health

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.

ABOUT THE INITIATIVE

Launched in January 2019, the Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health Initiative is supported by 11 partner companies, institutions, and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. It is focused on the following:

  1. Shared Storytelling to build awareness of the region’s assets and attract talent, capital, and companies
  2. Development of Critical Infrastructure to ensure smooth transitions from concepts to products
  3. Talent Assessment, Attraction, and Training to proactively address workforce needs as the industry scales
  4. Building a Scalable Ecosystem that supports growing and retaining companies, innovators, and expertise in the region.
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FDA Approved Therapies

The Greater Philadelphia region saw an almost 500 percent increase in venture capital funding in the last 18 months – contributing to the success of six FDA approved therapies with research origins from the region.

ABOUT THE INITIATIVE

Launched in January 2019, the Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health Initiative is supported by 11 partner companies, institutions, and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. It is focused on the following:

  1. Shared Storytelling to build awareness of the region’s assets and attract talent, capital, and companies
  2. Development of Critical Infrastructure to ensure smooth transitions from concepts to products
  3. Talent Assessment, Attraction, and Training to proactively address workforce needs as the industry scales
  4. Building a Scalable Ecosystem that supports growing and retaining companies, innovators, and expertise in the region.
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FDA Approved Therapies

The Greater Philadelphia region saw an almost 500 percent increase in venture capital funding in the last 18 months – contributing to the success of six FDA approved therapies with research origins from the region.

Are you looking to expand or locate your cell and gene therapy or connected health business to our hub of innovation? Select Greater Philadelphia has all of the information you need to make your next move.

News

Newly Released PACT Venture Report Announces Record-Year for Philadelphia

March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies released its 2019 Philadelphia Venture Report, placing Philadelphia in the top 10 VC markets in the United States. Utilizing research from PitchBook, the report covers VC investments by industry and includes the pharma and biotech sectors in addition to other industries.

Toolkit

This toolkit is a living resource centered on Greater Philadelphia’s past, present, and future as a hub for cell and gene therapy and connected health.

The core of the toolkit is a set of key messages and supporting points, which were developed to synthesize the region’s strengths in these areas. These messages are designed to resonate with key audiences including investors, customers, talent, expanding companies, members of the media and others.

These messages can be incorporated into press materials, talking points, website and marketing materials, event signage, social media posts and beyond. Reinforcing these messaging points through varied uses across organizations will help to build a cohesive message about the good work happening in our region in cell and gene therapy and connected health.

INVESTORS

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Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Logo
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