Monthly Archives:
April, 2009


  1. Ben Franklin Creates/Retains 1,408 Jobs in 2008

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has reported that 1,408 northeastern Pennsylvania jobs were created or retained as a result of its work in 2008. 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, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Continue Reading…

  2. i xchange Invitation Reminder 2009

    Register NOW for i xchange 2009!

  3. Discovery Machine’s President to Speak at Virtual Worlds Conference

    The panel in which Dr. Griffith will participate will address the vision of Artificial Intelligence in the next 10-15 years from the perspective of the entire world community. Some of the topics of discussion will include when and if intelligent BOTS should be used, where BOTS can be used, how to measure progress, and how to determine the optimal level of Artificial Intelligence.

  4. Ben Franklin Announces Innovation Award Winners

    Winners to be Honored at May 12th i xchange Event The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced the winners of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Awards. Winners will be honored at the Ben Franklin i xchange event, scheduled for 5:30 PM on Tuesday, May 12th at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University. Continue Reading…

  5. Chaperone Technologies Earns New Patent in Its Fight Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria

    Ben Franklin client Chaperone Technologies, a biotechnology company developing an entirely new class of antimicrobials, has received the formal issuance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for one of its patent applications. This represents a major step in the global fight against drug-resistant bacteria. The patent claims are directed in part to Chaperone’s Continue Reading…