• 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


New! 2014 Annual Report – Leveraging the Ben Franklin Investment

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

Ben Franklin to Invest $316,100 In Regional Economic Development

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

Lehigh Valley is Ranked Top-Performing Region in Economic Development in the Northeast

The Lehigh Valley has been ranked the 2014 top-performing region for economic development in the … MORE

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Particle Sciences Receives Patent for its Surface Arrayed Therapeutics™ Drug Delivery Platform

Particle Sciences has received a Notice of Allowance for its SATx™ platform, which has utility … MORE

Orbweaver Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

The industry responsible for producing some of the highest-tech products, like missiles and sophisticated cell … MORE

EthosGen Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

James Abrams founded EthosGen, which helps the military, large manufacturers, and other companies fill their … MORE

Greater Reading Chamber Showcase Features Ben Franklin Clients

Suburban Water Testing Labs and DeLux Dental  Laboratory interviewed in GRC’s Showcase. View here: … MORE

Tech, Health Care Among Hot Fields in Lackawanna County Innovation

Whether to protect intellectual property with a patent or by treating it as a trade … MORE

Wilkes-Barre Incubator Feeds Growth

The Innovation Center in Wilkes-Barre, a member of the Ben Franklin Incubator Network, has become … 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