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Commissioned by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia and researched by Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), The State of Cell and Gene Therapy in the Greater Philadelphia Region compares cell and gene therapy (CGT) hubs in five key categories: research infrastructure, human capital, innovation output, commercial activity, and value proposition, ranking Philadelphia as second overall […]Read More
Here at ESI, we’ve long amplified the point that universities and hospitals have huge economic footprints, and that the employment hubs, procurement opportunities, and tax revenue generation they represent emerge from and are driven by the fulfillment of their deepest institutional missions. It is also true that these large-scale institutions have huge environmental footprints, and […]Read More
Among many other effects, COVID has scrambled the enrollment and experience of non-domestic students at U.S. universities. Two-plus years into the pandemic, we continue to monitor the consequence of lockdowns, travel bans, and geopolitics on what had previously been a socially dynamic (and, particularly for some schools, financially lucrative) facet of on-campus life. While we […]Read More
Communities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and across the nation are deploying green infrastructure to manage stormwater and provide economic, environmental, and social benefits for residents. Large cities such as […]
The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and Hunt-Pennrose Sharswood, LLC are redeveloping housing units in the Sharswood Choice Neighborhood of Philadelphia. Phase 3 of the multi-year redevelopment project brings 217 safe, […]
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