Science Center and Cambridge Innovation Center Opening

Science Center and Cambridge Innovation Center Opening

November 9th, CIC at 3675 Market Street officially open its doors to the public celebrating the momentous occassion with a VIP party, and then an open house in the evening where over 2000 people clamored to see the newest innovating building in University City. The 14-story building broke ground 2 years earlier with representatives from the Science Center, Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), Wexford Science and Technology, BioLabs and Ventas on hand promoting that the 345,000 square foot mixed-use property housing lab, clinical, office, educational, event and co-working space would be the first of its kind in the Philadelphia area, a hub of discovery fueled by collaboration.

Tim Rowe, founder and CEO, CIC, Sen. Vincent Hughes, Mayor Jim Kenney, Tracy S. Brala, Science Center, Steve Zarrilli, CEO and President Science Center, Joe Reagan, Vice President, Development at Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty Company, Craig R. Carnaroli, Board Chairman of Science Center and Saul Behar, Vice President and General Counsel of Science Center were on hand for the official kick off at 5PM

This launch marks the entrance of CIC—the company that helped transform Cambridge’s Kendall Square into the country’s leading cluster of tech and life sciences startups—to Philadelphia. CIC will occupy 138,000 sq. ft. of shared work and social space on six floors, for scientists and other innovators.

Abu Kamara, Grovara, Meri Wanjek and Colin Strapp

Ernest Owens, CEO Ernest Media Empire, Senator Vincent Hughes, Tiffanie Stanard, CEO of Stimulus and Osagie Imasogie, PIPV Capital

Kara laFleur, Jeff Friedman, Katie Dickerson and Megan Tumolo

Joyce Chen, Venture Cafe and Jane Shab,

Matt Sharayxo and Vivek Biloliko TJH Team Soriya with one of their inventions which applies medicine to a patients head.

CIC Philadelphia: month to month terms across a wide range of workspaces – including hot desks,
private offices, shared lab benches, and private labs – accommodating teams of 1 to 50+.

CIC Passport Programs allows clients to work in any CIC location at no additional cost

13 Private Labs
82 Shared Benches
Labs are BSL2 certified, and equipped with Biosafety
Cabinets, Fume Hoods, Cold Storage, as well as
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Tim Gillespie, Dean Solis, EisnerAmper, Jimmy Mo, Lori Reiner, chief people officer at EisnerAmper, Lorraine Lopresti, University City Science Center and Rob Stiles

Rosa and Ricardo Torres with their Varieti Concept

Guests dance to the West Philadelphia Orchestra