• 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


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

450+ Attend Ben Franklin iXchange

Bold Optimism was the theme of the 2016 Ben Franklin iXchange. The Ben Franklin Technology … MORE

Ben Franklin iXchange: We want your feedback!

Thank you for registering for last night’s Ben Franklin Technology Partners iXchange. We hope you … MORE

LVstartup May E-Newsletter Published

The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation’s May LVstartup e-newsletter includes stories on Ben Franklin … MORE

BFTP/NEP Participates in Inaugural PA Small Business Week

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) joined with the Pennsylvania Department … MORE

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LifeAire Systems’ Technology Helps IVF Labs Achieve Top 2 National Rankings

The top two clinics identified as the Best IVF Programs in the U.S. by … MORE

RADIUS Receives Presidential Award for Export Successes

Radius Corporation earned the President’s “E” Award for Exports, the highest recognition any U…. MORE

Cernostics Announces Presentations Demonstrating New TissueCypher® Barrett’s Esophagus Assay

Cernostics, Inc. announced that findings from three scientific studies of its new TissueCypher® Barrett’s … MORE

Azevan Pharmaceuticals Advances Study of Drug for Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Azevan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.azevan.com), which is developing novel small molecule medicines for disorders … MORE

Innovative Control Systems Announces Major Acquisition

Innovative Control Systems (ICS), a provider of carwash management and control system technologies announced it … MORE

OraSure Developing Rapid Zika Test

OraSure Technologies is working on a diagnostic tool that will allow health practitioners to quickly … MORE

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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

Lehigh Valley Boasts Impressive History of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

BFTP/NEP and its clients/alumni OraSure Technologies, Cernostics, EcoTech Marine, and Viddler, and the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, a member … MORE

Expert: Incubators help small businesses survive

“The trend nationally is that when a business starts within an incubator, they tend to be more successful,” said Ken … MORE