|Posted:||May 16, 2013 10:57 AM|
|From:||Senator John R. Gordner and Sen. Andrew E. Dinniman|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Ben Franklin Technology Partners 30th Anniversary Resolution|
|Very shortly, we plan to introduce a resolution acknowledging the 30th anniversary of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners(Ben Franklin).
Ben Franklin serves all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through its four regionally-based centers in Pittsburgh, University Park, the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia. It supports early-stage technology companies and established manufacturers by providing investments, expert monitoring, incubation and accelerator facilities, and access to university, investor and industry networks.
Ben Franklin has also become the most recognized and replicated technology-based economic development program in the United States, with awards from the International Economic Development Council and the State Science and Technology Institute.
Introduced as SR151