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December 21st, 2016


  1. TechVentures and Lehigh Part of an Industrial Legacy

    Bethlehem Steel was once the second-largest producer of steel in the world. The company’s former research area is now Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Campus, at which Ben Franklin TechVentures, an award-winning business incubator owned and operated by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, is located. The campus also houses Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Initiative, including LaunchBayC, a Continue Reading…

  2. DCED Helps PA Communities Create, Retain 200,000 Jobs

    In 2016, the PA Department of Community and Economic Development implemented several programs to support Gov. Wolf’s “Jobs that Pay” priority. One of its initiatives, the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority, has been responsible for creating more than 25,000 PA jobs and retaining 32,400 more. Through its Innovate in PA and annual Challenge Grant programs that Continue Reading…