• 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

  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA

    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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Check out the New Keystone Edge!

Keystone Edge is back with a new look, new features and a new publishing schedule! … MORE

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BFTP 2015 Annual Report – The Energy of New Ideas

In 1752, Ben Franklin discovered many new things about electricity. Flash forward 263 years, and … MORE

Ben Franklin to Host Workshop on Federal Funding for Innovation on October 5

Every year, the U.S. government offers more than $2.5 Billion in small business … MORE

BFTP Featured in New LVEDC Entrepreneurship Video

A new video released by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) presents why the … MORE

Ben Franklin Statewide Launches Microsite

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners statewide network launched a new microsite, produced by Altitude Marketing, … MORE

Ben Franklin / Lehigh ESC Partnership has Engaged 2,000 Students

The number of Lehigh University students who have worked with clients of the Ben Franklin … MORE

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OraSure Technologies Awarded $16.6M for Rapid Zika Tests

OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR) has been awarded a contract for up to $16.6 … MORE

13 BFTP Clients/Alums in Top 100

Congratulations to Ben Franklin Technology Partners clients and alumni that were named in Lehigh Valley … MORE

Simplex and Signallamp Featured in Penn’s Northeast eNewsletter

BFTP client and health care technology start-up Signallamp Health could have opened anywhere, but chose … MORE

Collaboration Helps Add Jobs

BFTP Client Simplex Industries tapped into connections through BFTP to work with Lehigh University to … MORE

Gov. Wolf Announces Simplex to Expand Operations, Creating 40 New Jobs

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Ben Franklin client Simplex Industries, Inc., a custom manufacturer of … MORE

Simplex Homes Streamlines, Adds Jobs, Production

Unique 3-D design technology promises to revolutionize production at Scranton homebuilder Simplex Homes, which announced … MORE

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Identifying a Transformative Technology

How do you identify a transformative technology? At BFTP’s annual iXchange on May 17, 2016, speaker Byron Reese presented … MORE

Your Corporate DNA Evolves With Every Person You Hire.

Wayne Barz manager of Ben Franklin TechVentures posted the third installment in his Keystone Edge series, “Lessons from Incubating Innovation.” … MORE

Entrepreneurship is About People, Not Products

Wayne Barz manager of Ben Franklin TechVentures posted the second installment in his Keystone Edge series, “Lessons from Incubating Innovation.” … MORE