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March 29th, 2013


  1. Magic Johnson joins Ben Franklin Alumnus OraSure on HIV testing campaign

    Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson this week began a campaign for OraSure Technologies’ OraQuick In-Home HIV Test, the first over-the-counter HIV test that detects HIV antibodies through saliva samples in 20 to 40 minutes. OraQuick received federal approval last July; it hit stores in the fall. Read more: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/bethlehem/index.ssf/2013/03/magic_johnson_joins_bethlehem-.html

  2. Ben Franklin Alumnus Client IQE Wins ESTNet Company of the Year

    IQE, the global supplier of wafer products and services to the semiconductor industry, has been honored with the “Company of the Year” title at the inaugural ESTNet awards. IQE is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales with a high-tech manufacturing facility in Bethlehem.  IQE’s products are found in many leading-edge consumer, communication, computing and industrial applications, including Continue Reading…

  3. Ben Franklin to Invest $315,700 In Regional Economic Development

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $315,700 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage. To achieve this goal, Ben Franklin staff Continue Reading…