Innovation

  • November 27, 2012

    Trying to make Pennsylvania a hotbed of biofuels

    The Northeast has traditionally been home to coal and gas mining. But the federal government's just put up a $10 million grant to jumpstart regio...
  • November 21, 2012

    Visitors Bureau debuts new branding for 'PHL'

    L.A. equals Hollywood; New York equals Wall Street; San Francisco equals high-tech. Jack Ferguson, president of thePhiladelphia Convention Visitors ...
  • November 16, 2012 |  Listen

    'Geeks on a Train' roll into Philly

    "Geeks on a Train" — hashtag: #GOATPhilly — pulled into 30th Street Station shortly after nine o'clock Friday. The first wave of Balti...
  • November 13, 2012

    18 ways SEPTA will make your ride greener

    Less is more. That's the idea behind SEPTA's first Energy Action Plan. The new plan, released Monday, looks to save more than $2 million a ...
  • November 6, 2012

    IMPACT 2012 Venture Summit kicks off in election's wake

    A gathering of the region's CEOs and venture capitalists kicks off Wednesday at The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia. And organizers say the timing cou...
  • October 26, 2012

    StartUp PHL looks to boost Philly tech scene

    Mayor Michael Nutter launched a new initiative Friday to support Philadelphia tech startups.On the roof deck of the Independence Visitor Center, Nutte...
  • October 26, 2012

    Nutter to launch city-backed 'seed fund' for local startups

    The city of Philadelphia wants to bankroll local startups with a new city-backed seed fund.
  • October 23, 2012

    Doximity: 'A secure Facebook for doctors'

    Here's Doximity in action, according to CEO Jeff Tangney. "An emergency room doctor had a patient come in, took an X-ray and had some weird...