News releases from Philadelphia Business Journal
Philadelphia made all people over 16 eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday after providers couldn't fill appointments for people in Phases 1A through 1C.
This week in Philadelphia-area business bankruptcies include TTK Investment LLC dba Management Impact LLC and two more. For the year, Philadelphia has recorded 17 business bankruptcy filings.
Penn cell therapy pioneer Dr. Carl June wins $1M prize
April 15, 2021
The award recognizes "life-changing breakthroughs" and bringing emerging transformative medical innovations to patients.
Philadelphia health chief says J&J vaccine pause won’t greatly impact city's vaccine rollout
April 13, 2021
The supply of Johnson & Johnson vaccines in Philadelphia is relatively low, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said.
The companies are seeking to develop 'next-generation' gene therapies directed at specific cell types in the central nervous system, eye or liver.
All Pennsylvania adults eligible for Covid-19 vaccine Tuesday as state accelerates rollout
April 12, 2021
The Yardley-based can manufacturer sold off most of its business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to a New York private equity firm.
Philadelphia business bankruptcies this week include World Wellness Health Institute PC, Bozeken LLC and more. For the year, Philadelphia has recorded 14 business bankruptcy filings.
The Camden-based food company is hoping a viral video challenge starring the NBA BFFs will attract young adults to the brand.
Philadelphia medical technology firm looks to raise more capital, expand global reach
April 07, 2021
The company currently has 150 open positions on its website, including about 20 in Greater Philadelphia.
Trice Medical acquires California-based medical device maker
April 06, 2021
Philadelphia will follow President Joe Biden’s lead in allowing all people over 16 to be vaccinated in less than two weeks.
Main Line biotech firm raises $40M in Series A round to advance new high blood pressure treatment
April 06, 2021
A Chicago private equity firm had been the compounding pharmacy's majority owner for the past five years.
The bills are aimed at helping Pennsylvania’s taverns and restaurants begin to recover from Covid-19.
Corporate policies need to be periodically reviewed, and those that no longer make sense need to be changed or exceptions should be made when appropriate.
AtlantiCare starts work on $38M Atlantic City pavilion
April 02, 2021
Cancer Treatment Center of America-Philadelphia closure will eliminate 365 hospital positions, some may find new jobs with Temple
April 02, 2021
Temple University Health System intends to buy the specialty hospital, but it is still determining how it will use the site.
Philadelphia expanding vaccine eligibility to Phase 1C
April 01, 2021
The new standards extend vaccine eligibility to sanitation workers, postal carriers, utility workers and more.
Shark Tank alum and Philadelphia native Aaron Hirschhorn dies in water sports accident
March 31, 2021
The entrepreneur was behind two pet-based startups, one that was acquired and another that received funding from the sharks.
The two-year-old fund's goal is to raise $50 million to invest in early-stage life sciences companies.
Philadelphia health chief says city may reimpose restrictions if Covid-19 cases keep rising
March 30, 2021
The opening comes two months after Nerd Street raised $11.5 million from investors like Comcast Spectacor and Founders Fund to continue its rapid growth.