• 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 Venture Idol

        Ben Franklin Venture Idol is a cross between Shark Tank® and … MORE


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

Bolt & Key Café at TechVentures Earns Positive Review

The Bolt & Key Café is located in Ben Franklin TechVentures, on Lehigh’s Mountaintop … MORE

LVstartup October Issue Includes BFTP

LVEDC’s October issue of LVstartup includes stories on Gov. Wolf’s grant presentation for … MORE

Gov. Wolf Announces $1.5 Million in State Funding for Ben Franklin TechVentures Expansion

Governor Tom Wolf joined Senator Lisa Boscola and Representative Steve Samuelson to announce a $1…. MORE

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Cernostics’ TissueCypher® Identifies Patients with High-Risk for Esophageal Cancer

A newly released study indicates that Cernostics’ TissueCypher® identifies Barrett’s Esophagus patients who are … MORE

Noble Biomaterials Key Supplier to Successful Men’s Clothing Manufacturer

Mack Weldon, founded in August 2012, is an e-commerce company that sells men’s essentials that … MORE

LifeAire Systems Cited – Reducing Risk of HAIs

Kathryn C. Worrilow, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, LifeAire Systems: “Unfortunately, many current operating procedures … MORE

East Penn, Precision Medical, Sealstrip, and Vigon Among Best Places to Work in PA

BFTP clients East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyons, Precision Medical Products, Inc., Denver, Sealstrip Corporation, … MORE

LifeAire Systems Used in #2 Fertility Clinic in the Nation

The Center for Reproductive Medicine, in Mobile, AL, has been recognized for outstanding in vitro … MORE

Orbweaver Carves Niche in Electronics Supply Chain

Located in Ben Franklin TechVentures, Orbweaver supplies real-time supply chain integration solutions for the electronics … MORE

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Capitalizing on Change

How does a company capitalize on change?  At BFTP’s annual iXchange on May 17, 2016, speaker Byron Reese presented … MORE

Building a Better Company by Taking Time Off

One of the great things about running your own company is the ability to make your own rules. And one … MORE

Changes in the Near Future

What changes do you see coming for the near future?  At BFTP’s annual iXchange on May 17, 2016, speaker … MORE