The Role of Incubators in Cell and Gene Therapy Development
Working with incubators is a good idea for any biopharmaceutical company that is looking to expand its research, service, and consulting capabilities. Please read more here.
Leading Scientists Lined Up for New Online Seminar Series
Sponsored by the Blumberg Institute, the free series is open to the public and will begin June 4. Please read more here.
COVID-19 Research & Development
Numerous companies at PABC are engaged in R&D work on technologies for COVID-19 prevention, treatment and testing. Please read more here.
Out of an abundance of caution, and in line with state and federal recommendations, Blumberg Institute and Hepatitis B Foundation staff are currently teleworking until further notice, and monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily. PABC members are strongly encouraged to follow the same guidelines to keep our community safe. Please read more here.
July 2019 - “Entrepreneur Spotlight” Showcases Local Biotech Companies to Potential Investors
Nearly 100 area business leaders and biotech investors gathered on July 12 for the 5th Annual “Entrepreneur Spotlight” at the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) in Doylestown. Read more >>
The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center has partnered with Central Bucks School District to offer Advanced Placement Chemistry at our Center. In this unique program, students receive both classroom instruction and laboratory time with our scientists.
"It is enriching to have young people at our center learning about science," says John Kulp, PhD, Director of Academic Affairs. "We take the students into the lab to provide reality-based education, so they can take the principles that they are learning in the classroom portion of their studies, and see what professionals are doing in the laboratory."
DOYLESTOWN, PA (Nov. 8, 2019): Timothy M. Block, PhD, has been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Power 100, a guide to the region’s most influential people. Dr. Block is President and Founder of the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center, the national Hepatitis B Foundation, and its research arm, the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, located in Doylestown, PA.
The annual Power 100 list is compiled by the Philadelphia Business Journal editorial team, and highlights those individuals that are making the biggest impact on the region. Dr. Block is being recognized for envisioning and creating the nonprofit Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) in 2006, and growing it into a home for nearly 50 companies, employing hundreds of scientists in our region. PABC’s unique nonprofit business model provides a nurturing environment to help small life sciences startups develop into successful companies. Today, the companies at PABC are collectively valued at more than $1.5 billion. PABC was named one of the most successful biotechnology incubators in the country according to an independent study conducted in 2018.