• 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


Ben Franklin NewsView All


Check out the New Keystone Edge!

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


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

BFTP Included in Lehigh Valley Manufacturers’ Guide for Growth

Manufacturing is a high-value business in the U.S. and there are many programs to … MORE

Innovate in PA Invests in BFTP

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania will be sharing in $14.5 million in … MORE

Reading Chamber Cites BFTP Support

The Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Summer 2016 edition recognizes Ben Franklin Regional Manager … MORE

Ben Franklin to Invest $303,055 in Regional Economic Development

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has … MORE

Client NewsView All

Innovative Control Systems Revolutionizing Car Wash Technology

If you’ve used your local car wash there is a good chance that you’… MORE

Pik Rite Celebrates 30 Years

Just over 30 years ago, two Union County farmers embarked on a mission to build … MORE

Glemser Launches Life Science Compliance IT Blog

Glemser Technologies, a provider of content and quality management solutions, has introduced a blog that … MORE

East Penn Manufacturing Opens New Plant, Adding 400 Jobs

East Penn Manufacturing opened a new $150 million plant that could add up to 400 … MORE

New App Accelerates Professional Networking

MyNetwork LLC has developed Valor Connect, a free smartphone app that can accelerate connecting professionals … MORE

Cambridge-Lee CEO Wins Brava Award

Cambridge-Lee Industries LLC is a copper-focused manufacturer and distributor for plumbing, HVAC, construction and industrial … MORE

InsightsView All

Entrepreneurship is About People, Not Products

In the first installment of this Keystone Edge series, Wayne Barz manager of Ben Franklin TechVentures, proposed that there really … MORE

Incubating Innovation in Northeastern PA

Business incubation provides vital support to entrepreneurs and early-stage firms at their most vulnerable times. It is often pivotal to … MORE

You Can’t Teach Fire in the Belly – and 6 Other Tips for Fledging Entrepreneurs

It’s something that’s likely been inside those that have it for a very long time, waiting for the … MORE