Navy Yard Blog

Amenities

February 21, 2024

Newsletter Archive

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Innovation

August 14, 2023

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Second Recruitment

Award-Winning Biotech Training Program to Begin Second Recruitment to Connect Philadelphians with Quality Jobs in the Region’s Rapidly Growing Life Sciences Sector The Wistar Institute, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, Iovance Biotherapeutics, PIDC, and The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Launch Second Recruitment for the Award-Winning Program on August 22 Partners in Greater Philadelphia’s

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Cool Jobs

May 3, 2023

Navy Yard Workforce Program Receives $525,000 Federal Grant

Through the strong support of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), PIDC recently received a $525,000 grant for its innovative workforce program – the Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI). Congresswoman Scanlon secured the Community Projects Funding commitment for NYSI in 2022 and PIDC recently completed the administrative grant process to access the funds. NYSI is a

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Community

April 5, 2023

Navy Yard Showcased during Planning Conference in Philadelphia

The Navy Yard was a must-see stop as planners from around the country gathered in Philadelphia for the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference 2023 (NPC23) March 31-April 4 – with a focus on how the planning community can lead the way to develop solutions to today’s most pressing problems. They Navy Yard hosted several

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Cool Jobs

March 30, 2023

Award-Winning Life Sciences Workforce Program Graduates First Class at Navy Yard

The 22-week program, which began recruitment last summer and generated more than 400 applicants, graduated its first class at a ceremony held at Iovance Biotherapeutics at the Navy Yard March 10th, 2023. In total, 13 students graduated from the program, and ten will be connected with employment at Iovance Biotherapeutics as Aseptic Technicians starting at $23.50/hour. Associate

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Development Updates

March 29, 2023

Ensemble/Mosaic Signs First Lease at New Navy Yard Life Science Building with bioMérieux, Inc.

This blog is courtesy of Ensemble/Mosaic. Read the release on the Ensemble/Mosaic website. PHILADELPHIA – March 29, 2023 – Ensemble/Mosaic, a joint venture between Ensemble Investments, LLC and Mosaic Development Partners, has announced the signing of its first tenant, bioMérieux, Inc., at 1201 Normandy Place, the newest life science facility at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The building

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Awards

January 26, 2023

Three Navy Yard Companies Recognized for Work in Life Sciences

Congratulations are in order for three Navy Yard life companies that received industry awards at an event held in Miami January 19. The Phacilitate Advanced Therapies Awards ceremony recognized and celebrated the progress in the advanced therapies field. The three Navy Yard companies recognized for their contributions to the life sciences sector were: Adaptimmune: The

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Innovation

January 19, 2023

Coriell Life Sciences Research Finds Precision Medicine Has Reached a Global Tipping Point for Adoption

Big news coming from Coriell Life Sciences. Their newly published research, authored by leaders at the company, reveals that the time is finally right for healthcare systems, employers, and governments to establish genome-informed clinical decision-making as the new standard of care. “The stage is set for leaders around the world to change healthcare as we know

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Amenities

January 4, 2023

Navy Yard NEWS – Winter 2023

Click to read the Fall 2022 issue of Navy Yard NEWS.

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Cool Jobs

January 4, 2023

Navy Yard Skills Initiative Connected More Than 60 Philadelphians to Jobs in 2022

Since its inception in August 2020, more than 120 Philadelphians have participated in 8 cohorts of PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI) training programs, but 2022 was by far the most successful year of NYSI in connecting Philadelphians to meaningful employment in growing industries within the Navy Yard. NYSI training programs are designed for individuals

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Cool Jobs

December 14, 2022

Navy Yard Skills Initiative Program Named Workforce Champion

FROM A WISTAR INSTITUTE JOINT RELEASE BioBuzz Workforce Champion Award goes to Wistar’s New Biomedical Technician Training Program for Adults  A collaborative program with West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, Iovance Biotherapeutics, and PIDC focuses on training adults for jobs in the specialized life science sector.  PHILADELPHIA — (DECEMBER 14, 2022) — The Wistar Institute Biomedical Technician

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Amenities

November 7, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Labcorp

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome Labcorp to the Navy Yard Community. Located at 1 Crescent Drive, Suite 102, Labcorp is convenient and accessible to individuals who work or live within close proximity to the Navy Yard. Services and Support Offered Appointment scheduling Courier service Variety of test order and result delivery solutions Labcorp

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Community

October 11, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Delegation of Leaders from India Focusing on Biomedical Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation

A delegation of biomedical leaders from India visited the Navy Yard on October 7 as part of a larger visit to understand biomedical entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation in the Philadelphia region. During the visit, Navy Yard leadership briefed the group on the growing life sciences ecosystem, sustainability efforts, and future development plans at the Navy

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Cool Jobs

August 23, 2022

Five Organizations Partner to Design New Biotech Training Program to Connect Philadelphians with Quality Jobs in the Region’s Rapidly Growing Life Sciences Sector

Media Contacts: Chris Richman, University City District, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, chris@universitycity.org, 215.243.0555 x229 Darien Sutton, The Wistar Institute, dsutton@wistar.org, 215.898.3988, 215.870.2048 (cell) Jen Tran, PIDC, jtran@PIDCphila.com, 215.218.2854 Jen Saunders, Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc., jen.saunders@iovance.com, 917.514.6512 Sue Hamilton, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, shamilton@devinepartners.com, 215.568.2525, 609.440.6917 (cell) The Wistar Institute, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative,

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Life Sciences

August 8, 2022

The Navy Yard Welcomes Vinta Bio

The Navy Yard is pleased to welcome Vinta Bio, our newest life sciences company, to the Navy Yard community located at 4050 S. 26th Street, Suite 200. Vinta Bio, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), is focused on helping customers develop and manufacture viral vectors and cell therapy products. Its vision is to grow

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