• Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA

    About Us

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with funding, people, technology, universities and other resources to help them prosper. In the process, we fuel economic growth and job creation for the region. READ MORE

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    10 Facts about Ben Franklin Technology Partners of NE PA

    #1 – Ben Franklin Technology Partners is a statewide, state-funded economic development initiative that was established in 1982 and has been recognized nationally and internationally as a successful model program. LEARN MORE FACTS ABOUT US

  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA

    Results & Impact

    Our impact is quantifiable and measurable. Since 1983, the BFTP of Northeastern Pennsylvania has started 429 new companies, created 15,479 new jobs, retained 21,459 existing jobs and developed 1,127 new products and processes. LEARN MORE


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Register Now! Ben Franklin iXchange

Join us on Thursday evening, May 7, 2015, at the Ben Franklin iXchange, a premier … MORE


New! Ben Franklin iXchange Video

The Ben Franklin iXchange combines the presentation of our annual Innovation Awards and a keynote … MORE


New! 2014 Annual Report – Leveraging the Ben Franklin Investment

Funding is an important element of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s … MORE


Ben Franklin Technology Partners Releases Independent Report on its Economic Impact on Pennsylvania

Tax revenue generated because of BFTP provides a 3.6 to 1 payback to PA.  … MORE

Ben Franklin Announces Innovation Award Winners

Winners to be Honored at May 7th iXchange Event The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of … MORE

Medical device companies grow by sharing

Formed in 2001, The Greater Reading Medical Device Group was created by the Ben Franklin … MORE

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H.B. Custom Media Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

Scientists doing research in cutting-edge areas such as transgenic technology, stem cells, growing human organs, … MORE

EggZack Partners with Spindle on Hyper-Local Mobile Marketing Initiatives

BFTP client EggZack and Spindle, Inc. (OTCQB: SPDL) will initially launch a bundled suite of … MORE

Effort Foundry Depicted in Students’ Winning Manufacturing Video

BFTP client Effort Foundry, Bath, was featured in a manufacturing video that earned the Viewers’ … MORE

Ready for the globalgreen rush? – CEWA Technologies and Summit Steel partner in the renewable energy sector

Globally, renewable energy is near a tipping point. It is poised to move from subsidized, … MORE

Cerora in Expert Panel on Neuro-Wearable Devices

Cerora, Inc. participated at NeuroLaunch Investor Demo Day in Atlanta as CEO Adam Simon presented … MORE

LifeAire Systems Participates in Arab Health 2015

LifeAire Systems was one of ten Pennsylvania companies selected to participate in the Arab Health … MORE

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Pitching Big or Pitching Small?

Ralph Kramden was always pitching BIG. There must be a dozen episodes in which he dreams up a new way … MORE

Ben Franklin Client LifeAire Systems Founder Presents at TEDxLehighRiver

Dr. Kathryn C. Worrilow shares a personal and professional journey that ultimately led to the genesis of a revolutionary air … MORE

If a PowerPoint is Bad, it’s the Messenger, Not the Medium

Many have wished for and striven for the death of the powerpoint presentation.  I have always disagreed with this point … MORE