Innovation

  • December 6, 2013

    Philly's Indonesian immigrants lead way in cooking-oil recycling

    Philadelphia is home to the nation's second largest Indonesian population. And the city is now home to a new Environmental Protection Agency cook...
  • November 27, 2013 |  Technically Philly

    This Center City agency is playing cross-city Tic-tac-toe with RFID, Instagram

    After merging with Boston ad agency allen gerritsen this summer, the Philly arm of the company wanted to get to know its northern neighbors. So they ...
  • September 5, 2013 |  Onward

    Nutter welcomes Brand.com to new HQ in Center City Philadelphia

    Want to look good online? That's what Brand.compromises. On Thursday, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter did his best to return the favor, welcom...
  • August 19, 2013

    Penn, Drexel researchers compete in Pentagon's Robotics Challenge

    In case of a nuclear disaster, what if we could send in radiation-immune robots instead of human relief workers? That's the thinking behind the ...
  • July 31, 2013

    Former Pa. governor backing app for improving roads and bridges

    A new smartphone app is designed to let drivers send a direct message about infrastructure needs to the people who matter. It's being touted by t...
  • July 19, 2013

    Solar Farm in Lancaster County holding Saturday Open House

    Pennsylvania's largest solar farm is having an open house for the public this weekend.
  • July 4, 2013

    Social media can help advance health surveillance, Penn State researcher says

    A researcher at Penn State University is pushing public health officials to seriously consider the power of social media.
  • June 24, 2013

    Web tool aims to help Philly residents rescue blighted lots

    The push to transform Philadelphia's many vacant lots will continue Wednesday with new initiatives to help residents turn those neglected spots i...