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Science Center by the Numbers

12

institutions across the Commonwealth are participating in the Phase 1 Ventures program

25%

of resident incubator companies are led by immigrant entrepreneurs

29

QED Business Advisors spent 1,400+ hours mentoring 15 scientists participating in the QED Proof-of-Concept Program

31

entrepreneurs and scientists at the Science Center spent 641 hours mentoring 402 middle and high school students in the FirstHand program

42

presentations and speeches were made by Science Center CEO Steve Tang at programs ranging from Philadelphia University's 2016 commencement to the March for Science Philadelphia

99

pieces of equipment including Microsoft Bands, a Surface Hub, and a HoloLens are available for demo at the Microsoft Reactor Philadelphia

350+

exhibits ranging from Buckminster Fuller's work to explorations of scent have been mounted at Esther Klein Gallery since it opened in 1976

11,000

people attended Quorum events in the program's sixth year

$25,650

was donated back to the innovation community thanks to discounted or complimentary event space rentals for nonprofit organizations at Quorum

$1M

has been raised in follow-on funding by Phase 1 Ventures companies

$2.4M

in tax credits were awarded to 36 University City KIZ companies in 2016

$90M

in capital is at work in the Science Center's Port business incubator and ic@3401

$13B

in annual regional economic impact is generated by incubator residents and graduates, according to an economic impact study released in June 2016

From May 1, 2016 - April 30, 2017

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