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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, President and Director
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

Wexford Science + Technology and University City Science Center Officially Open New 3737 Science Center Building in West Philadelphia

Wexford Science + Technology and the University City Science Center hosted the grand opening of the new 3737 Science Center life science building on the Science Center campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Developed jointly by Wexford and the Science Center, 3737 Science Center provides approximately 334,000 square feet of premier laboratory and office space at the epicenter of Philadelphia's renowned "eds and meds" community that is home to the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University, as well as The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of the Sciences and The Wistar Institute. The new building, the 16th on the Science Center campus and the second by the joint venture between the Science Center and Wexford, cements the Science Center's reputation as a world-class innovation center and enhances Wexford's presence in University City. Tenants of 3737 Science Center include Penn Medicine University City; Spark Therapeutics, a cutting-edge gene therapy start-up that spun out of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Good Shepherd Penn Partners, which operates the Penn Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine; and The Rose Group, owner of the Corner Bakery Café which is expected to begin service on the ground floor of 3737 Science Center at the end of 2014.

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.

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