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Renmatix's new Bioflex Conversion Unit, which will convert local feedstocks into industrial-sugars

January 2013

Renmatix's new Bioflex Conversion Unit, which will convert local feedstocks into industrial-sugars
Photo courtesy of Renmatix

In this Issue

U.S. Agriculture Secretary visits Renmatix; Announces $7M in Biofuels Research Funding »

City of Philadelphia and US Airways Agree on Two Year Lease Extension at PHL »

Spirit Airlines Adds Myrtle Beach to its PHL Service »

Science Center Announces New Residential Project for University City »

YASH Technologies Opens Delivery Center in Princeton »

Wilmington-Based SevOne Receives $150 Million Investment from Bain Capital »

Frontier Airlines Announces New Princeton/Trenton Service »

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Scores among Top Five Percent in the Nation in 2013 for Clinical Performance »

Health India TPA Selects Adminovate's forwardPAS for Health Claims Administration »

Mayor Nutter Signs Executive Order Establishing Manufacturing Taskforce »

Peirce College Welcomes New Dean of Graduate Studies »

New Open Source Philadelphia Area Community Map Spotlights Robust Startup & Digital Innovation Sector »

Key Events

2/7 British American Business Council New Jersey Networking Event »

2/12 Economic Outlook 2013 featuring CNBC's Sue Herera »

2/22 Regional Spotlight: Major Science Parks »

Visit our Business Calendar for a complete listing of regional events and forums for the entrepreneurial community.

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A STAR in the making

Across from the University of Delaware's South Campus in Newark, Del., sits a 272-acre parcel of land that is getting a new lease on life. While once the Newark Chrysler Assembly Plant, this site is now known as UD's Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. Read more »

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary visits Renmatix; Announces $7M in Biofuels Research Funding

U.S. Agriculture Secretary visits Renmatix; Announces $7M in Biofuels Research Funding

U.S. Department of Agriculture leader visits Renmatix, a Select Greater Philadelphia company-locate, to commission new BioFlex facility and announce $7 million in funding for biofuels research...

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City of Philadelphia and US Airways Agree on Two Year Lease Extension at PHL

The City of Philadelphia and US Airways announced a two-year lease extension for PHL including airport modernization projects...

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City of Philadelphia and US Airways Agree on Two Year Lease Extension at PHL

Spirit Airlines Adds Myrtle Beach to its PHL Service

Spirit Airlines Adds Myrtle Beach to its PHL Service

Spirit Airlines will begin seasonal nonstop flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach on April 25th)...

Read more »

Science Center Announces New Residential Project for University City

A new high-end 27-story residential building is coming to the University City Science Center with construction to begin fall of 2013...

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Science Center Announces New Residential Project for University City

YASH Technologies Opens Delivery Center in Princeton

YASH Technologies Opens Delivery Center in Princeton

India-based YASH Technologies opens additional delivery center within the United States in Princeton, New Jersey...

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Wilmington-Based SevOne Receives $150 Million Investment from Bain Capital

SevOne, creator of market leading IT infrastructure management solutions based in Wilmington, achieved its 6th consecutive year of record financial results at the end of 2012...

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Wilmington-Based SevOne Receives $150 Million Investment from Bain Capital

Frontier Airlines Announces New Princeton/Trenton Service

Frontier Airlines Announces New Princeton/Trenton Service

Frontier Airlines provides nonstop service to the Princeton/Trenton, NJ area operating to the Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN)...

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Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Scores among Top Five Percent in the Nation in 2013 for Clinical Performance

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden New Jersey received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence this month...

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Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Scores among Top Five Percent in the Nation in 2013 for Clinical Performance

Health India TPA Selects Adminovate's forwardPAS for Health Claims Administration

Health India TPA Selects Adminovate's forwardPAS for Health Claims Administration

Adminovate, Inc., a Select Greater Philadelphia company-locate, was chosen to support healthcare claims administration at Health India TPA Services Pvt. Ltd...

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Mayor Nutter Signs Executive Order Establishing Manufacturing Taskforce

Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed an Executive Order establishing the Manufacturing Task Force to promote and grow manufacturing in Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of City of Philadelphia, Kait Privitera...

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Mayor Nutter Signs Executive Order Establishing Manufacturing Taskforce

Peirce College Welcomes New Dean of Graduate Studies

Peirce College Welcomes New Dean of Graduate Studies

Peirce College welcomes Dr. Adrian Zappala as the new Dean of Graduate Studies...

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New Open Source Philadelphia Area Community Map Spotlights Robust Startup & Digital Innovation Sector

New online map features Philadelphia area entrepreneurs, designers, developers, startups and related support and service organizations...

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New Open Source Philadelphia Area Community Map Spotlights Robust Startup & Digital Innovation Sector

About Select
Greater Philadelphia

Select Greater Philadelphia (Select) is an economic development marketing organization dedicated to attracting companies to the Greater Philadelphia region.

Select assists companies interested in the vicinity by providing detailed information about the 11-county area and a one-stop connection to numerous resources that help companies make informed decisions about locating to the region. Through global marketing efforts, Select works to promote the region's key assets to help build the area's economy.

The Greater Philadelphia region encompasses northern Delaware, southern New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania.

Select is a private, non-profit organization and an affiliate of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Click below for more information or call 215-790-3777.

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Key Events

British American Business Council New Jersey Networking Event

Pub night including networking, dinner and specialty beer

Join the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia for the Second Annual New Jersey Networking Event. Traditional British pub food and specialty beer will be provided at The British Chip Shop in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

The British Chip Shop celebrates the culinary traditions of the British Isles, serving authentic fish and chips, soups, stews, healthy salads, pastries, and seasonal favourites.

Registration ends Thursday, February 7, 2013

Click here to register for this event »

Thursday, February 7, 2013
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Program

British Chip Shop
146 Kings Highway East,
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Economic Outlook 2013 featuring CNBC's Sue Herera

Want a better perspective on the region's economic competitiveness and the issues that will impact the business community in the coming year?

Join us as we examine our economic future at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's 15th annual Economic Outlook conference, presented in partnership with Firstrust Bank. The program will also feature the much-anticipated release of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's economic survey results culled from responses by the GPCC Membership.

Keynote Speaker
Sue Herera, Co-anchor, CNBC's “Power Lunch”

Sue Herera is co-anchor of “Power Lunch” (M – F, 1 – 2 p.m. ET). She was host and anchor of CNBC's special international series “CNBC in Russia,” which took an in-depth look into Russia's economy and leadership, contrasting the country's successes with its problems, winning her a first-place prize in the National Headliner Awards for the second consecutive year as well as “CNBC in India,” which took top honors in the Business & Consumer Reporting category. Herera was one of the first women to break into the world of broadcast business.

About Firstrust Bank
Founded in 1934 and currently in its third generation of ownership, Firstrust is a privately-held bank with assets of $2.5 billion. Safe and Sound for more than 78 years, Firstrust is a Small Business Administration (SBA) preferred lender, and provides both retail and commercial services through its 22 banking offices located in Bucks, Burlington, Chester, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. Continuing to meet the needs of its customers, Firstrust offers a wide variety of deposit products, consumer and business loan options, residential and commercial real estate mortgages, and cash-management products.

Registration ends Monday, February 11, 2013

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Program

Hyatt at the Bellevue
Grand Ballroom
200 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Regional Spotlight: Major Science Parks

Science and technology parks throughout Greater Philadelphia are moving the regional economy forward. Designed to support and launch innovation, these parks are attracting new companies into the region, engaging our entrepreneurs and encouraging new research and development projects.

Join us as we spotlight the importance of this growing sector in Greater Philadelphia's economy. A panel of regional companies operating out of these parks will discuss the many benefits of strategic alignment with local government, universities and the private sector, and will explore the key elements of our region's knowledge economy.

Registration ends Thursday, February 21, 2013

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Friday, February 22, 2013
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Program

Crowne Plaza — Wilmington North
630 Naamans Road
Claymont, DE 19703

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