February 24, 2015
CBEI (Consortium for Building Energy Innovation) Commercialization Center is seeking entrepreneurs who are interested in accessing select energy-efficient building retrofit technologies from the Department of Energy, adding these technologies to their portfolios, or even building new businesses around them. Click here for the full story.
The Penn Center for Innovation (PCI), in collaboration with the Mack Institute, Penn Law’s Detkin IP and Technology Clinic, the City of Philadelphia, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of SE PA, Wharton Entrepreneurship, and Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation is launching a summer accelerator program. The Penn I-Corps Site is an NSF (National Science Foundation) program designed to facilitate commercialization of university research. There will be 30 teams of 3-5 people that will receive education, mentorship, and funding to help develop startup ideas. Click here for more information.
Our friends at Ballard Spahr shared news with us that owners of tax-exempt property in Philadelphia must prove the property is still exempt. This is due to communication from the Office of Property Assessment (the OPA) notifying owners of this recent change. Click here for information.