What is BFTP of Northeastern Pennsylvania?
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with funding, experts, technology, universities and other resources to help them prosper. In the process, we fuel economic growth for northeastern Pennsylvania.
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. Our mission is to boost the northeastern Pennsylvania economy with new and retained jobs, new technology companies, and established manufacturers that are more competitive. We provide early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with investments, networking opportunities, and technical and business expertise. Ben Franklin staff work with companies to enhance their entire way of doing business.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners has been recognized and modeled nationally and internationally. Our success is measured based on the commercial success that our clients achieve as a direct result of our support. Serving a 21-county area, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania is headquartered in and operates Ben Franklin TechVentures®, an award-winning incubator/post-incubator facility on Lehigh University’s campus in Bethlehem, PA.