• 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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Register Now! Ben Franklin iXchange

Join us on Thursday evening, May 7, 2015, at the Ben Franklin iXchange, a premier … MORE


New! Ben Franklin iXchange Video

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


Ben Franklin Technology Partners Releases Independent Report on its Economic Impact on Pennsylvania

Tax revenue generated because of BFTP provides a 3.6 to 1 payback to PA.  … MORE

Bethlehem start-ups earn thousands in tax credits

The PA Dept.of Community and Economic Development awarded $578,427 in tax credits to … MORE

Lehigh Valley Angel investors backed three start-ups in 2014

Lehigh Valley Angel Investors, a group of 33 locally-based entrepreneurs backing innovative start-up companies announced … MORE

Made in Monroe

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania invests in and supports companies in Monroe … MORE

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LifeAire and Skaffl Listed as PA Companies to Watch

Ben Franklin clients LifeAire Systems and Skaffl were included in Keystone Edge’s list of … MORE

Snake Creek Lasers Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

Specializing in green microlasers for various applications, products for the military and newer products that … MORE

Bally Ribbon Mills Visited by NASA for Manufacture of Spacecraft Materials

Ben Franklin alumnus Bally Ribbon Mills showcased the advanced woven thermal protection systems it is … MORE

Micro Interventional Devices Completes STASIS Clinical Trial Enrollment

Micro Interventional Devices, Inc. has completed enrollment in its Secure Transapical Access and Closure Study (… MORE

Alcon Research Studies Daily Disposable Contact Lenses for Teenagers

Researchers who evaluated spectacles and contact lenses in teenage patients found that contacts were an … MORE

BioMed Sciences Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

Founded by Mark Dillon, BioMed Sciences offers innovative products to treat burn wounds, facilitate the … MORE

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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

Reinventing Your Career

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners iXchange 2014 event featured keynote speaker Jeff Hoffman, who presented New Rules of Business Leadership … MORE