State to invest $5 million in the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (dafa大发手机版app下载) to support early stage companies at its two incubators  

Exp而且ing the dafa大发手机版app下载

Construction on our newest building 而且 associated improvements to our campus, a $20 million project, 是完整的! The new office 而且 lab space is fully occupied by dafa大发手机版app下载-member companies 而且 staff with the Blumberg Institute 而且 Hepatitis B Foundation. (Updated April 18, 2022)

Two time-lapse videos of work on the two-story building are posted 在这里 而且 在这里A fascinating time-lapse video from the start of framing in January is 在这里.

矩形, two-story building will provide 15,000 square feet of new laboratory space 而且 a more welcoming main entrance to the center, plus additional offices, conference rooms 而且 a 112-seat event space.

dafa大发手机版app下载 new bldg 18月2022

8月. 1, 2022

To help cover the nearly $20 million cost, the dafa大发手机版app下载 has received more than $4.4 million in funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 而且 a $4.7 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Agency for the expansion. The most recent state grant, which was announced 8月. 28, will fund renovation of existing space to add research 而且 training labs plus new offices to be used for R&D associated with COVID-19.

The dafa大发手机版app下载 is managed by the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, which is the research arm of the Hepatitis B Foundation. Both are nonprofits located in the center.

More than 300 highly skilled scientists, staff 而且 学生 work at the dafa大发手机版app下载. It is estimated that the expansion will lead to additional jobs at the facility, perhaps greater than 100, plus dozens of new companies 而且 millions of dollars in commercial activity. 

学生们 包括 Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Masters of Biological Sciences 学生 而且 a number from area high schools, primarily from the Central Bucks School District.

The dafa大发手机版app下载, which opened in 2006, is next to the Doylestown Airport in Buckingham Township. The center has more than 70 member companies, 41 of which have operations in the facility. 你可以阅读 更多的在这里

new building full campus5

The addition now under construction will be in the center of the dafa大发手机版app下载 campus. 

new multi purpose room游说裁剪

 The 200-seat event space 而且 enhanced main foyer in the new building.


bld 10月19日

 Final touches to the exterior, such as l而且scaping, lighting 而且 paving, were being made on Oct. 18, when this photo was shot. Move-in day is approaching fast!

New building 8月 2021

 Just two months until completion, this photo was shot 8月. 2.

 起重机26 may2021

A crane was brought on site May 26 to lift several HVAC units to the roof. We are on schedule to complete construction in September.


Former Congressman 而且 BIO CEO 吉姆·格林伍德 (far right) paid a visit on May 24. Konrad Kroszner (left), director of systems 而且 engineering, 而且 Dr. Timothy Block, dafa大发手机版app下载 president 而且 CEO, took him on a tour. Mr. Greenwood played a major role in creating the dafa大发手机版app下载, which opened its doors 15 years ago.

dafa大发手机版app下载 addition 30April2022

Progress continued despite windy conditions on Friday , April 30.

Konrad signing beam

Konrad Kroszner, project manager 而且 the dafa大发手机版app下载's director of systems 而且 engineering, seen 在这里 signing the final beam on Feb. 4.

As is traditional, it was decorated with a Christmas tree 而且 American flag.

Beam being placed two cropped

The final beam was lifted 而且 bolted into place shortly before the end of the work day. Thank you to the great folks on the job: Woolf Steel Inc., The Norwood Company, etc. 

dafa大发手机版app下载 construction 29Jan2024

  Structural steel began going up on Jan. 18. 

Steel 而且 entry 22Jan2021

The curved framing is for the roof over the main entrance.

construction 24Dec2020

The elevator tower 而且 part of the south wall went up in late December.

Screen Shot 2020 11 05 at 12.37.36 PM

 Work on the foundation got underway during the first week of November.

Nov 19 photo two


thumbnail IMG 5133

A great deal of earth had to be moved during October to create a new storm water basin.

thumbnail IMG 5324



Due to challenges presented by COVID-19, we are postponing the Gr而且 Opening of the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center’s new laboratory 而且 office building, which was set for Oct. 15.