The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors approved the investment of $135,000 in support of regional economic development. The investments are with one early-stage technology company, two established manufacturers, and one infrastructure project. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by Continue Reading ...
Water-Efficient Landscaping Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was designed and constructed using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. This standard promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation. To address LEED’s landscaping measure, the landscape around the building features native, drought-tolerant, and non-invasive trees, shrubs, and grasses. These plantings eliminate the need for an irrigation system, minimize the need for fertilizer and pesticides, and establish a supportive ecosystem for birds and other urban wildlife.
On Tuesday, May 10th, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania hosted its annual i xchange at the Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem. More than 500 technology entrepreneurs, business people, venture capitalists, economic developers, political leaders, and regional influencers from Ben Franklin’s 21-county service area Continue Reading ...
Thank you for joining us at the Tuesday evening, May 10th Ben Franklin Technology Partners i xchange 2011. We hope you found it enjoyable and worthwhile. We request that you complete a very brief post-event survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2011ixchangesurvey so that we can continue to improve i xchange. Thank you in advance for your input.
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has reported that 743 northeastern Pennsylvania jobs were created or retained as a result of its work in 2010. These results were accomplished in the organization’s 21-county service area, including Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Pike, Continue Reading ...
Minimize Heat Island Effect on Roof Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was designed and constructed using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System. This standard promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation. To address LEED’s heat island measure, TechVentures2 has a high-reflectance roof that keeps the building cooler in Continue Reading ...
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
of Northeastern Pennsylvania
116 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and
Economic Development and is funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.