Daily Archives:
January 26th, 2016


  1. Noble Biomaterials Emerges as Leader in the Anti-odor and Wearables Markets

    Noble Biomaterials, Inc., Scranton, is joining brand partners at ISPO Munich, January 24-27. Noble’s XT2® and Circuitex™ technologies emerged as key players in the antimicrobial and smart textile markets in 2015. XT2® Anti-Odor Technology utilizes the benefits of silver to eliminate offensive smells by inhibiting the growth of bacteria directly on the surface of garments Continue Reading…

  2. OraSure Technologies profiled in LVEDC video

    BFTP Alumnus OraSure Technologies, a national leader in point-of-care diagnostic tests and specimen collection devices, designed a rapid test to screen patients for Ebola. In this Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. (LVEDC) video, OraSure President and CEO Douglas Michels discusses the company, the new test, plans for the future, and the economic benefits of the Continue Reading…

  3. Why Lehigh Valley? Ideal for Bio/Life Science Research & Manufacturing

    The Lehigh Valley is an innovation hub with all the necessary elements for a company in biotech to be successful. LVEDC video includes BFTP clients OraSure Technologies, B Braun, Vaxform, and TechVentures manager Wayne Barz: http://bit.ly/1RKWAho

  4. Incubators Drive Local Biz Growth

    The addition of 74 jobs by a company that helps small business with Internet applications came to this area, in part, because of the incubator system in northeastern Pennsylvania, according to Ken Okrepkie, regional manager for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners. “This is the collective result of that vision coming true by building incubators and Continue Reading…