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Company Overview of University City Science Center

Company Overview

The mission of the University City Science Center (Science Center) is to promote the application of scientific and technical knowledge to improve the quality of life and to foster science and technology-based economic development. To this end, the Science Center provides three key services to science and technology-based companies: 1) Office and laboratory space 2) Business development services 3) Research management assistance

3711 Market Street

8th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

Founded in 1963





Key Executives for University City Science Center

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Age: 62
Chief of Staff
Venture Partner
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University City Science Center Key Developments

Monica Cawvey Joins University City Science Center as VP Development

Monica Cawvey has joined the University City Science Center as Vice President of Development. In this newly created position, Monica is responsible for the overall strategic planning, development, implementation, and ongoing management of the Science Center's comprehensive development and fundraising program. Monica moved to Philadelphia in 2006 to oversee fundraising at the National Constitution Center, where she held the position of Vice President for Development for six years. Prior to that, Monica lived in Chicago, working in the Institutional Advancement offices of The Field Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry, as well as with Blackbaud as an Enterprise Software Consultant.

University City Science Center and Wexford Science + Technology Announce New Mixed-Use Tower

University City Science Center announced that it is set to begin construction on a new 11-story tower at 3737 Market Street in West Philadelphia. The project is a joint venture between the University City Science Center and Wexford Science + Technology. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will be the anchor tenant. Located at the northeast corner of 38th and Market Streets, the 272,700-square-foot building will feature outpatient medical facilities, ground-floor retail, and office and lab space for start-up and growing companies. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will occupy approximately 155,700 square feet for orthopedics and outpatient medical facilities. In addition, Good Shepherd Penn Partners will occupy an additional floor and a half in the building. Subject to Penn Presbyterian's expansion rights, the Science Center and its joint venture partner, Wexford Science + Technology, will control the remaining 88,000 square feet in the building for other uses related to the Science Center's mission of supporting tech-based innovation, entrepreneurship and economic development in the region. Construction is expected to begin in September 2012 with an expected delivery date of June 2014. The building is being leased by Cushman and Wakefield. Penn Presbyterian Medical Center was represented by Geis Realty Group. In addition to serving the expansion needs of one of the major medical institutions in Philadelphia, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, this new facility will expand the capacity of the Science Center's current research park, furthering its efforts to transform its campus into a world-class innovation center.

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