• 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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Ben Franklin iXchange Survey

We invite guests of the 2015 Ben Franklin iXchange, held on Thursday, May 7th, to … MORE


Ben Franklin iXchange Video

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


2014 Annual Report – Leveraging the Ben Franklin Investment

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

TechVentures Hosts Lehigh Nanotechnology Conference

Now that nanotechnology has entered the mainstream, the ninth annual Lehigh Nanotech Network conference on … MORE

LV Chamber SBC Event at TechVentures: Innovate or Die!

Where do innovative ideas come from? Why do angel investors back innovative companies and/or … MORE

Ben Franklin iXchange Draws 500+ Guests

On May 7, BFTP hosted its annual iXchange on the campus of Lehigh University. The … MORE

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B. Braun Receives FDA Approval to Offer IV Antibiotic in its Innovative DUPLEX Container

B. Braun Medical Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to offer broad-spectrum … MORE

OraSure in race to make much-needed rapid Ebola test

OraSure Technologies is competing to develop the go-to Ebola diagnostic test that can be deployed … MORE

Glemser Technologies Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

In 1987, Ray Glemser founded Glemser Technologies Corp., which provides software and advisory services for … MORE

LifeAire Systems at Forefront of In Vitro Fertilization Technology

The human embryo has no mechanism for defense against biological contaminants, including those in the … MORE

Cerora Selected to Present at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

Cerora, Inc.has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum in … MORE

LifeAire Systems Featured in Keystone Edge

The human embryo is incredibly sensitive. Tiny changes in the air — dust, pathogens, bacteria … 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