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This new seven-story, 68,000 SF building will house both the Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship and Wharton Small Business Development staff. Supporting student entrepreneurship and innovation, the building will include incubator spaces to pilot student-led ventures such as a Makerspace, Test Kitchen,...
What went on at Pennovation Works this past year? Quite a lot to recap! Take a look back at the stats, stories , and snapshots that shaped an extraordinary year in this ecosystem of innovation, where ideas go to work. Pennovation by the numbers: 85 companies. 350 researchers, entrepreneurs,...
The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services oversees and maintains the University’s physical infrastructure, while working closely with Penn Schools, Centers, Health System, and city, state and government agencies towards the goals in the Penn Compact , the Penn...
On Thursday, Nov. 1, Penn officially launched JPOD @ Philadelphia , a new partnership between the University and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, the health care giant’s collaborative arm. Located on the second floor of the Pennovation Center , JPOD operates on the same 23-acre site that hosts...
Construction has commenced on New College House West, the 250,000 sq. ft. residential building designed specifically as a college house, part of Penn’s residential system of shared communities. The college house system encourages students to form shared communities within the context of the larger...
In December, the University City District released their State of University City 2019 publication, an in-depth guide to the current development projects that will transform the district in 2019. Including academic, commercial, public, and residential projects, as well as data on employment and...
New brand showcases all university-affiliated retail offerings in and around Penn’s West Philadelphia campus. Media Contact: Jennifer Rizzi, Director, Communications, Facilities & Real Estate Services, 215.573.6107, rizzi@upenn.edu March 20, 2018 SHOP PENN is the University of Pennsylvania’s...
Check out the latest compliments and congratulations for FRES employees from our colleagues around the University and the greater Philadelphia region. On Dec 27, 2018, at 9:01 PM, Amir H. Schinnar wrote: Anne, I find myself being a broken record again but nonetheless I wanted to recognize Bill...
A list of media coverage in Penn publications and other news outlets. March 15, 2019 Fostering a ‘culture of innovation’ Penn Today March 12, 2019 Penn at SXSW Penn Today March 7, 2019 Why Penn, Drexel are recruiting retailers, not just students Philly.com March 6, 2019 Where Philadelphia ranks...
Açaí Bowl Brand Opening Second Philadelphia Location at 38th and Spruce in Late August Two months after opening in Rittenhouse, the team behind SoBol Philly, the açaí brand which has seen a wildly successful start to their foray into Philadelphia, has announced that they will be opening a second...

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