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Amtrak open house

30th Street Station District Plan Reveals 3 New Concepts

Amtrak and its partners in the 30th Street Station District Plan hosted an open house for the public to hear about the progress of the planning process for the 175-acre area surrounding the station.
One of the instructors in the promotional material recycling program run by Goodwill Industries, with which Drexel is now partnered.

Turning Drexel Banners Into Fashionable Bags With Goodwill

A partnership between Goodwill Industries and the University is supporting a program designed to give former prisoners a marketable skillset by turning old Drexel promotional materials into new bags.
Aerial view of 30th Street District

Partners Hosting 30th Street Station District Plan Open House

In an effort to further acquaint the community on the plan for the future of the area around 30th Street Station and also solicit input, the organizations involved with the project will host an open house for anyone interested later this month.
View of rail yard from Drexel Park

PennDOT Announces $2.5 Million Award for 30th Street Station District Plan

Department of Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch visited Drexel on Oct. 30 to announce a $2.5 million award from the Commonwealth to support the “Philadelphia 30th Street Station District Plan.”
Innovation neighborhood

Innovation Neighborhood Gets $5 Million Grant From Commonwealth

Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania Jim Cawley visited Drexel University’s campus on Oct. 10 and announced a $5 million Economic Growth Initiative Grant to assist in the development of the University’s Innovation Neighborhood development project.
Rendering of some of the Innovation Neighborhood

Drexel Seeks Master Developer for Innovation Neighborhood

Drexel has retained JLL to advise in the selection of a master developer for its ambitious Innovation Neighborhood plan for Philadelphia’s University City. The master developer will have exclusive rights to plan and develop approximately 10 acres of urban, transit-oriented real estate. Anchoring University City’s Innovation District, the project has a capacity to exceed more than five million square feet of mixed-use development.

Innovation Center @3401 Opens For Business

Philadelphia’s newest entrepreneurial incubation space is ready for business –and ready to help businesses get their start. The Innovation Center @3401, a collaborative effort of Drexel University and the University City Science Center to help attract and nurture start-up businesses in the region, officially opened its doors on Monday, July 28.

New Company Joins Innovation Center @3401

What happens when you mix a mid-size tech company, high-tech startup companies and an accelerator program like DreamIt Ventures? Organizers of the new Innovation Center @3401 (ic@3401) are betting that assembling the key elements of the entrepreneurial ecosystem on a small scale in one location will help boost innovation, collaboration and business creation in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Aerial View

Team Selected to Develop Joint Master Plan For Philadelphia 30th Street Station Precinct

Amtrak, Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust have selected Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, in association with Parsons Brinckerhoff, OLIN and HR&A Advisors, to develop a comprehensive joint master plan for the area around Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station.

3401 innovation hub

Drexel and Science Center Announce New Collaborative Workspace Is Now Accepting Applications

Philadelphia’s newest shared workspace, the Innovation Center @3401, is accepting applications from tech startups and individuals who need office space and can benefit from a collaborative atmosphere.

Drexel Ventures Selects Inaugural Proof-of-Concept Projects

In its first round of proof-of-concept funding, Drexel Ventures — the University’s new technology accelerator and transfer enterprise — is supporting research that could lead to improved solar cells, new drug therapy for treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, safer chemicals for oil extraction and smarter software system monitoring.

A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment

Drexel Opens A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment

Drexel University is opening a new research institute that will strive to answer some of the most challenging questions about energy and environmental sustainability facing the nation today.