University City Science Center
Founded in 1963, the Science Center is the oldest and largest urban research park in the United States. We support technology commercialization and technology-based economic development on our campus and in the Greater Philadelphia region. Our 32 nonprofit shareholders include many of the distinguished colleges, universities, hospitals, and research institutions located throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
*By convening and supporting Greater Philadelphia's innovation ecosystem, we help catalyze new ideas and technologies, drive economic growth, and unlock the region’s potential for a world-class future.
Our goal is to inspire a community of knowledge, spark the spirit of enterprise, and help expand and strengthen the Philadelphia region's technology sector.
We provide lab and office space for start-up, growing and established companies. We offer business incubation, support services and programming for entrepreneurs and start-up companies. We help move technology out of the lab and into the marketplace, where it can benefit the region and the world.
In The News
- $5 million grant to expand job-training programs for unemployed West Philadelphians, West Philly Local, February 20, 2018.