Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) stimulates economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship and the development and adoption of new technologies. Through its state network of resources, the organization fosters dynamic relationships among companies, institutional and private investors, research institutions and the university community.
As a Ben Franklin Innovations Center, the Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research (IHVR) sponsors the Regional Biotechnology Council of Central Bucks, which is highly regarded in the biotech community. The Council hosts seminars on topics important to start-up companies and provides valuable networking opportunities through regular meetings and an annual biotech conference. For more information about the Regional Biotech Council and its schedule of events, visit www.rbccb.org.
As a designated Ben Franklin Innovations Center, the IHVR biotechnology
programs are funded, in part, by a grant from Ben
Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania.