Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center’s Inaugural Vendor Expo a Success

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (February 6, 2020) – The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center held its first ever Vendor Expo on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Fourteen vendors participated in the lunch time expo with participation from over 100 attendees from the PABC and general public. “WorldWide Life Sciences was pleased to sponsor the PA Biotech vendor expo to pledge our continued support of the Hepatitis B Foundation, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute and all operating companies working within the PA Biotech Center. It is always rewarding to meet the scientists behind the innovation to fight against Hepatitis B, liver disease and liver cancers globally. We value our partnership with the PA Biotech Center and look forward to assisting all scientists and staff in reaching their scientific goals,” said Christopher Conway, president of Wordlwide Life Sciences, Premier Sponsor of the event.

Vendors representing contract research organizations, staffing solutions, diagnostics, analytics and back office solutions attended the two-hour event to share their products and services with the 40+ small to mid-size companies in the PABC and the scientists from the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, the research arm of the Hepatitis B Foundation.

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Timothy M. Block, PhD, President of Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center, Hepatitis B Foundation, its Baruch S. Blumberg Institute named to Philadelphia Business Journal’s Power 100 ListNew Page

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.

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