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Biotech industry expert joins 正规赌篮球的(正规赌篮球的) as director of Philadelphia’s B.Cira中心的实验室

马修·F. Burkhardt, 一个当地, 将运行操作, which is a partnership with 白兰地酒房产信托.

美国多伊尔斯敦,爸爸.10月. 2021年8月8日——非营利组织 正规赌篮球的(正规赌篮球的), one of the nation’s most successful life sciences incubators, has recruited 马修·F. Burkhardt, a biotech industry expert and scientist, to be the first director of B.Cira中心的实验室, a new life sciences incubator in University City, Philadelphia.

Located in the Schuylkill Yards neighborhood adjacent to Amtrak’s 30th B街站,.Cira中心的实验室 is a partnership between 白兰地酒房产信托 和正规赌篮球的. Brandywine chose 正规赌篮球的 to manage the Philadelphia incubator, which will open for business in January 2022.

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                                                                                                                                                                         马修·F. Burkhardt

的 new life sciences facility is located on the second, third and fourth floors of the Cira Centre and will provide high-quality innovation, collaboration and research space that creates growth capacity for start-up, 早期阶段, fast-growing and established life science industry companies.

Capitalizing on the intense demand for flexible, plug-and-play research space in Philadelphia and the surrounding region, B.Cira中心的实验室将提供50个,000平方英尺的实验室, 办公及会议场所, + 10,000 square foot event venue directly accessible from the building’s expansive main lobby.

路易斯·P. 卡萨岛, 正规赌篮球的’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, said: “We’re very excited to have Matthew on board. His experience as a Penn and industry researcher, and working in the San Francisco and Boston markets, is going to add a great deal to the environment we’re creating in Philadelphia. With the knowledge and insights that he brings to the table, Matthew is the perfect person for this new position.”

Haverford本地人, Burkhardt most recently was an independent consultant in biotechnology and chairs the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board of the Schinzel-Giedion Syndrome Foundation in the U.K. He previously worked with RxCelerate, Ltd., a top asset development group that is based in the U.K. 与你.S. 存在. Burkhardt was involved with discovery and development programs in central nervous system disorders at Merck and iPierian/True North 的rapeutics before consulting in the innovation and startup ecosystem in San Francisco. He began his career in the labs of Elizabeth Blankenhorn, 博士学位, 德雷塞尔大学和凯瑟琳·萨特曼, 博士学位, 在宾夕法尼亚大学.

1999年毕业于戴维森学院, Burkhardt did post-graduate study in Life Sciences at the University of Oregon for two years.

“I’m thrilled to return to Philadelphia and take on this opportunity to launch B.西拉中心的实验室,”伯克哈德说. “This is a game-changing initiative for 正规赌篮球的 and 白兰地酒房产信托 that will help life science companies grow and succeed in Philadelphia. 的 facility is designed around best-in-class lab space and supportive infrastructure to advance promising companies and their assets into clinical application.”

位于多伊尔斯敦的边缘, 正规赌篮球的 has served over 200 member companies and has created more than $2 billion in value. 在B复制这个模型.Labs will provide companies with direct access to talent, transit and the region’s renowned cell and gene therapy and health care epicenter.

作为该市最新的孵化器,B.Labs will feature premier lab space with state-of-the-art scientific equipment and technology and is located adjacent to Brandywine’s 14-acre $3.5 billion Schuylkill Yards innovation neighborhood, which will include more than 3 million square feet of lab and research space, in addition to a dynamic mix of residential, 零售, 数目的办公室,绿色.

Located within both a Federal Qualified Opportunity Zone and a Keystone Innovation Zone, Cira Centre’s proximity to train service and Philadelphia International Airport allows for seamless connection to neighboring innovation clusters in Boston and New York, 在世界范围内. Companies can draw top talent from Drexel and Temple universities, 宾夕法尼亚大学, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and numerous other world-class health care and academic institutions locally. 访问 Brandywinerealty.com/Blabs 要了解更多.

正规赌篮球的 the 正规赌篮球的(正规赌篮球的): 的 正规赌篮球的 is a nonprofit life sciences incubator-accelerator, offering state-of-the-art laboratory and office space to 早期阶段 biotech companies, as well as the Hepatitis B Foundation and Blumberg Institute. Managed by the Institute and led by a board appointed by the Foundation, 正规赌篮球的拥有近80家会员公司, 主要是中小型科学, 研究和制药公司. Close to 50 of those companies have on-site operations. 的 center uses a highly successful services-based approach to nurture and guide its member companies to success, 推进生物技术, maximizing synergies among nonprofit scientists and their commercial colleagues, and launching new ideas and discoveries that will make a difference. 正规赌篮球的就在多伊尔斯镇外, 雄鹿镇, in the heart of the Philadelphia-New Jersey pharma belt. 的 正规赌篮球的网站 provides details about 正规赌篮球的 membership options and upcoming events. 要向正规赌篮球的捐款,请点击 在这里.