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  1. Bridgeworks Incubator Companies Increasing Revenues and Hiring

    Resident companies in the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, Allentown, a member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network, increased revenues nearly 15% and employment 11% in one year. Via Lehigh Valley Business: http://bit.ly/2m4lDOJ

  2. Micro Interventional Devices Wins Top Cardiovascular Innovation Award

    Micro Interventional Devices, Inc™ won the “Top Cardiovascular Innovation Award” for its MIA™ product at the CRT 2017, which is one of the world’s leading interventional cardiology conferences. More: https://yhoo.it/2lwrVeu

  3. viihealth Announces Acquisition of Hubdata

    Ben Franklin TechVentures-based viihealth, Inc., a next-generation Customer Engagement Company dedicated to helping global Life Science clients improve business results, has acquired Hubdata SARL, a France-based provider of leading edge decision analytics SaaS solutions. More: http://prn.to/2mMdyyY

  4. OraSure Receives Key Global Health Endorsement

    OraSure Technologies has earned a key global health agency endorsement of its OraQuick HIV Self-Test, a critical step in expanding the market for the diagnostic tool outside the U.S., especially in developing countries. The classification allows entities using funding from The Global Fund or UNITAID to purchase the test for 12 months while OraSure pursues Continue Reading…

  5. Grovara is in the Business of Boosting Exports

    TechVentures-based Grovara is developing a web-based platform to facilitate international distribution. The goal: connect small- and medium-size American companies with international buying partners by lowering the global trade barriers companies often encounter. Via Morning Call:  http://bit.ly/2ljqiiE   

  6. eventuosity Partners with AMP for Event Tech Live

    eventuosity, LLC, Bethlehem and A.M.P Events Limited, London, have partnered, making eventuosity the exclusive event planning and management application of A.M.P.’s live programming, including its annual Event Tech Live conference and exposition. This will automate and standardize the management of event logistics, reducing the cost and time required for event production. More http://bit.ly/2lqWi2A

  7. OraSure Sees Second Profitable Year

    Bethlehem’s OraSure Technologies Inc. has posted a second profitable year, with $128.2 million in net revenue for 2016, a 7 percent improvement from last year. OraSure is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic collection devices, including the OraQuick platform for rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing. Last year, it received government contracts to study Continue Reading…

  8. RantNetwork to Provide Mobile-Based Interpretation Services to Humanitarian Aid Workers

    Jewish Family & Children’s Services has selected RantNetwork’s mobile app “OPI Translate” to support its growing multilingual translation and interpretation needs in assisting migrants and refugees around the world. More: http://bit.ly/2kPYnFi

  1. Cernostics on Cover of AACR Journal

    Cernostics’ latest clinical validation paper evaluated the performance of its TissueCypher in detecting prevalent esophageal cancer otherwise missed by standard pathology. Images from the study appear on the cover of the February issue of the journal Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention: http://bit.ly/2k3cNVn

  2. Noble Biomaterials’ Silver-Bonded Clothing Could Electrify Wearables

    A new smart clothing solution allows for biometric readings such as ECG and EMG, and can also conduct electrical power for devices. The key to the solution is Noble Biomaterials’ Circuitex technology, which bonds pure silver – a highly conductive element – to the fabric’s surface.  More: http://bit.ly/2lhSTD4  

  3. Noble Biomaterials Advances Design Flexibility in Smart Apparel

    Noble Biomaterials, Inc., a global leader in conductive solutions for smart textiles applications, has collaborated with Bemis Associates to develop a seamless, conductive advanced material that allows for simple and durable integration of electronics into apparel. More: https://yhoo.it/2kaFqhM

  4. DCED Spotlight: Gilson Boards

    Gilson Boards CEO Nick Gilson says, “Without our Pennsylvania neighbors, we wouldn’t be here. Our first presses were welded by an expert in return for cutting his firewood. Today, some say we build the most advanced skis and snowboards in the world, and Outside Magazine recently ranked us a top American brand. In 2015, we Continue Reading…

  5. Demco Automation Announces New Facility

    Demco Automation is completing construction of a new 35,000-square-foot climate-controlled facility that will support its continued growth. Demco is a leading supplier of flexible, cost-effective, and low-risk automated manufacturing systems for technology-based industry sectors. More: http://bit.ly/2kasTMo; Via Morning Call

  6. Saladax Licenses Alzheimer’s Diagnostics Tests

    Saladax Biomedical has signed an agreement to license diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s disease to Siemens Healthineers. These tests can lead to early identification of Alzheimer’s Disease, which is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., affecting nearly 50 million patients worldwide, with 10 million new cases each year. Read more: http://bit.ly/2jnxS9b; Via Morning Continue Reading…

  7. BFTP Clients Among Recipients of PA Tax Credits

    The PA Department of Community & Economic Development announced the approval of $15 million in tax credits to support early-stage companies through the state’s Keystone Innovation Zones. Among the recipients are BFTP clients Orbweaver Sourcing LLC, Hager Biosciences LLC, Cryoconcepts LP, Pivitec LLC, viihealth Inc., US Specialty Formulations LLC, and Cernostics. More via Lehigh Valley Continue Reading…

  8. Make “Made in America” Great Again

    “Made in the USA” is still one of the most trustworthy brands across the globe. Even more exciting, the global middle class is growing quickly, with one billion new additions in the past decade. Many of these consumers are preferring “Made in the USA,” because it signifies trust, satisfaction, value–and for the first time, they Continue Reading…