Monthly Archives:
August, 2014


  1. Zzyzx Polymers Awarded SBIR Phase II Grant for $737,000

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Zzyzx Polymers a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant of $737,000. This grant will support research and development efforts for its novel plastic polymers manufacturing process. More:

  2. B.Braun Provides Infection Prevention against the Ebola Virus

    The World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa a public health emergency. Efficient measures must be taken to prevent infection. B.Braun’s disinfectants have proven efficacy. Read more

  3. The Importance of Commitment to Excellence

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners iXchange 2014 event featured keynote speaker Jeff Hoffman, who presented New Rules of Business Leadership and Entrepreneurial Success. See his insights at:

  4. Ben Franklin Technology Statewide Funding Approved

    The Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority approved funding the four Pennsylvania Ben Franklin Technology Partners with a total $14 million to provide technology-based economic development support for entrepreneurs and established manufacturers. More

  5. EcoTech Featured on TV69 Made Right

    “We grew from initially three employees in 2003 and now we have 72 employees,” Co-Founder Patrick Clasen said. EcoTech Marine is in over 109 countries. More:

  6. Ben Franklin to Invest $60,000 In Two Early-Stage Firms

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $60,000in 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 concentrate Continue Reading…