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Sponsors


Interested in becoming a Philadelphia Science Festival Sponsor? Learn more about the packages available for 2017 by contacting Nicole Teti at nteti@fi.edu.





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    • The Dow Chemical Company
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      The Dow Chemical Company

      As one of the largest employers in the region, Dow is proud to again be the lead supporter for the Philadelphia Science Festival. Dow is committed to nurturing today’s young scientists and supporting innovative educational experiences that generate understanding and enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry in a city with a rich history of leadership in the sciences. Dow looks forward to showcasing and celebrating the power of chemistry as a creator of solutions that address essential human needs and world challenges, such as energy, housing, health, nutrition, infrastructure and economic development.

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Platinum

    • FMC Corporation
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      FMC Corporation

      FMC Corporation is a diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and quality products. We have long focused on the development of product innovations that respect and enhance our world while also protecting and improving human health. FMC’s corporate headquarters is located in Philadelphia and our primary Innovation Center is located nearby in Ewing, N.J. We are proud that our chemistries are today helping to grow the world's food, enabling new innovations in pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, facilitating the remediation of our environment, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential industrial products — and it all starts right here in Philadelphia.

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Gold

    • Temple University
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      Temple University

      Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, Temple College became Temple University in 1907 and has evolved into a comprehensive urban research and academic institution. Explore Temple traditions, read the Mission Statement, check out the latest news or follow Owl Athletic teams.

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    • AT&T
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      AT&T

      At AT&T, we’re bringing it all together. We deliver advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed internet and smart solutions for people and businesses. That’s why we’re investing to be the premier integrated communications company. Fast, highly secure and mobile connectivity – to everything on the internet, everywhere, at every moment and on every device – is what drives us.

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    • Braskem
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      Braskem

      Created in August 2002 by the merger of six companies from the Odebrecht Group and the Mariani Group, today Braskem is the largest petrochemical company in the Americas and the world's leading biopolymer producer. Braskem produces polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, as well as basic petrochemicals such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, chlorine, benzene, toluene, etc. Braskem operates in the chemical and petrochemical industry and plays a significant role in other production chains that are essential to economic development. In this context, chemicals and plastics help create sustainable solutions that improve people's lives in areas such as housing, food and transportation.

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    • GSK
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      GSK

      GlaxoSmithKline strives to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. This mission gives them the purpose to develop innovative medicines and products that help millions of people around the world. GSK is one of the few pharmaceutical companies researching both medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organization’s three priority diseases – HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and are very proud to have developed some of the leading global medicines in these fields.

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    • PECO
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      PECO

      What do you put your energy into? At PECO, we put our energy into our customers, the community and the environment. It is our commitment and responsibility to provide safe, reliable, and affordable electric and natural gas service.

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    • PNC Grow Up Great
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      PNC Grow Up Great

      PNC Grow Up Great is a 10-year, $100 million investment in school readiness to help prepare children from birth to age five for success in school and life. Founded by The PNC Financial Services Group, Grow Up Great is what we believe to be the most comprehensive corporate-based school readiness program in the nation. We provide leadership, advocacy, resources and volunteers to assist parents, caregivers and communities in their efforts to increase the potential for young children to succeed. Improving their intellectual, social and emotional development in the earliest years can be vital to their long-term success.

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    • Rowan University
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      Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a bustling regional university that's ranked among the best public universities in the North by U.S. News and World Report. Today, Rowan's more than 14,000 students choose from more than 80 bachelor's and 60 master's degree programs, five doctoral programs and two professional programs. The university is one of just 56 institutions in the country with accredited programs in business, education, engineering and medicine.

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    • Thomas Jefferson University
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      Thomas Jefferson University

      Thomas Jefferson University is dedicated to the health sciences and committed to three areas: educating professionals who will form and lead the integrated healthcare delivery and research teams of tomorrow; discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care through investigation from the laboratory to the bedside and into the community; and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care for our community and for the nation.

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    • University of Pennsylvania
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      University of Pennsylvania

      Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff.

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Bronze

    • Drexel University
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      Drexel University

      Drexel University enrolls more than 22,000 students and offers 96 bachelor’s programs, 88 master’s programs, 35 doctoral programs, a doctor of medicine program, a juris doctorate and 45 graduate-level certificate programs. Drexel is ranked among the best national doctoral universities by U.S.News & World Report in its “America’s Best Colleges 2011,” and many of Drexel’s other programs across its colleges and schools are consistently ranked among the nation’s best.

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    • University City Science Center
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      University City Science Center

      Located in the heart of uCity Square, the University City Science Center is a network of innovators who are testing theories, students finding their passions and artists bringing ideas to life. Together with the Philadelphia Science Festival, we’re celebrating experiences and opportunities to engage the community around science, technology, engineering, and math. United by a thirst for discovery, we are all scientists.

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    • University of the Sciences
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      University of the Sciences

      University of the Sciences offers students a challenging learning experience in a proving ground for successful professionals in science and healthcare-related fields. A private, coeducational institution dedicated to education, research, and service, and distinguished as the nation’s first college of pharmacy, the University has produced leaders in the sciences and healthcare marketplace since its founding in 1821. T­he 3,000 students in USciences’ five colleges learn to excel in scientific analysis and to apply their skills to improving science and healthcare in their communities and in the lives of people worldwide in such disciplines as pharmacy, biology, physical therapy, healthcare business, and health policy.

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Copper

    • AECOM
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      AECOM

      We are a global network of experts working with clients, communities, and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security. We connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people’s lives. We are AECOM. Built to deliver a better world.

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    • Agora Cyber Charter School / K12
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      Agora Cyber Charter School / K12

      Agora Cyber Charter School and K¹² embraces a collaborative partnership between teachers and parents, empowering students to emerge as leaders in the digital age.

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    • American Association for Cancer Research
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      American Association for Cancer Research

      The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Through its programs and services, the AACR fosters research in cancer and related biomedical science; accelerates the dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to the conquest of cancer; promotes science education and training; and advances the understanding of cancer etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment throughout the world.

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    • Axalta Coating Systems
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      Axalta Coating Systems

      Singular focus on providing brilliant coatings sets us apart. Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global coatings company dedicated solely to the development, manufacture and sale of liquid and powder coatings. Axalta products increase durability, enhance productivity and add beauty. We provide a range of performance and transportation coatings for manufacturers of light and commercial vehicles, the refinish aftermarket and for many industrial coating system applications. Innovative products and services include paint and powder, color matching tools, application technologies and customer training, support and business management systems. Our scale ensures we can deliver innovative coating systems around the world.

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    • La Salle University
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      La Salle University

      La Salle University is an independent, coeducational insititution that was founded in Philadelphia in 1863 by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, a Catholic order dedicated to teaching and career preparation. Today, La Salle has three schools—Arts and Sciences, Business, and Nursing and Health Sciences—as well as the College of Professional and Continuing studies, and serves more than 7,000 graduate and undergraduate students. In 2009, La Salle University reaffirmed its longstanding commitment to the sciences by opening its renovated and expanded Holroyd Hall, featuring the Hugh and Nancy Devlin Center for Science and Technology.

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    • MakerBot
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      MakerBot

    • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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      For more than a century, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a "whole person" approach — treating people, not just symptoms. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia, PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. Both campuses feature modern facilities and state­-of­-the-­art technologies, all part of an innovative learning environment designed for collaboration and interaction.

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    • Quaker Chemical Corporation
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      Quaker Chemical Corporation

      Quaker Chemical Corporation is a leading global provider of process chemicals, chemical specialties, services, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries—including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, coatings, and construction materials. Our products, technical solutions, and chemical management services enhance our customers' processes, improve their product quality, and lower their costs. Quaker's global headquarters are located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

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    • The Boeing Company
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      Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.

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    • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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      The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

      The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was ranked No. 1 in more specialties than any other pediatric hospital in the nation, earning it top honors in U.S.News & World Report’s 2012-13 survey of Best Children's Hospitals.

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Titanium

    • Houghton International
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      Houghton International

      Houghton International is a global leader in delivering advanced metalworking fluids and services for the automotive, aerospace, metals, mining, machinery, offshore and beverage industries. With headquarters in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, Houghton operates research, manufacturing and office locations in 33 countries around the world delivering fluid solutions that increase profitability, improve product quality and minimize risks for our customers.

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    • Kimberly-Clark
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      Kimberly-Clark

      Leading the world in essentials for a better life. That's what Kimberly-Clark is all about. We place consumers at the center of everything we do. Billions worldwide choose our products to make a positive difference in their lives. That's a big responsibility and one we take seriously.

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    • Merck
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      VISION: To make a difference in the lives of people globally through our innovative medicines, vaccines, and animal health products. We are committed to being the premier, research-intensive biopharmaceutical company and are dedicated to providing leading innovations and solutions for today and the future. MISSION: To discover, develop and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives around the world.

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    • MetroPCS
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      MetroPCS

      MetroPCS is one of the leading providers of unlimited 4G LTE wireless service with no annual contract. We make wireless simple by offering unlimited data, talk and text with all applicable taxes and fees included – so there are no surprises. Experience the unmatched value we bring with many of the latest phones, including 4G LTE Android™ smartphones from today’s leading manufacturers, along with innovative communication and entertainment services like Mexico Unlimited, 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot and Napster Unlimited Music. We have it all with the freedom and convenience of unlimited, affordable, no-contract rate plans starting at just $40 per month for 4G LTE, giving you more of what you demand and deserve from your mobile service.

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    • PharmaCadence
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      PharmaCadence is a professional analytical services organization serving the pharmaceutical and life sciences fields with expert LC-MS services. We specialize in high-quality quantitative LC-MS bioanalytical methods for research and early development. Our service offerings include protein and peptide quantitative LC-MS analysis, as well as a full range of ADME in vitro assays, along with a complete suite of pre-clinical pharmacokinetics capabilities. We take pride our strong scientific background and our total commitment to excellence. From major pharmaceuticals to small biotechs, we provide a broad selection of service options to meet your specific needs for data quality, sample throughput, and turnaround time.

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    • Philadelphia University
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      Philadelphia University is a student-centered institution that prepares graduates for successful careers in an evolving global marketplace. By blending the liberal arts and sciences, professional studies, interdisciplinary learning, and collaborations in and out of the classroom, students learn to thrive in diverse and challenging environments. Our students are encouraged to form supportive relationships with each other as well as faculty, staff, and alumni in an academically rigorous setting that is focused on intellectual and personal growth. Philadelphia University is an experiential learning community where integrity, creativity, curiosity, ethics, responsibility, and the free exchange of ideas are valued.

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    • PJM Interconnection
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      PJM Interconnection

      PJM’s vision is to be the electric industry leader – today and tomorrow – in reliable operations and efficient wholesale markets. This section provides background material on PJM Interconnection and its operations, including information for the news media. Also included is information on employment and opportunities to do business with the company.

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    • Power Home Remodeling Group
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      Where the rooms reflect your style and walls are covered in finger paint. Where birthdays are celebrated and sunsets are painted across the sky through an oversized kitchen window. Where you proudly proclaim, “Home sweet home,” when you end each day coming home to the American Dream. We are constantly innovating both our products and the way we do business, yet still work one-on-one to form a personal relationship with our customers. When you work with us, you get a warm, professional, responsible company that redefines the process of making your home into everything you dreamed it would be.

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    • Renewal by Andersen
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      Renewal by Andersen

      Renewal by Andersen is the window replacement subsidiary of Andersen Corporation, a company that has revolutionized the window and door business for more than 110 years. Drawing on the Andersen tradition of over 100 years of quality, innovation, and craftsmanship, Renewal by Andersen was founded with the objective of creating a different and better window and door replacement experience for homeowners like you.

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    • Saint Joseph's University
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      As Philadelphia’s Jesuit Catholic University, Saint Joseph’s provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. We prepare students for personal excellence, professional success, and engaged citizenship. Striving to be an inclusive and diverse community that educates and cares for the whole person, we encourage and model lifelong commitment to thinking critically, making ethical decisions, pursuing social justice, and finding God in all things.

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    • Salus University
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      Salus University

      Salus University is committed to educating tomorrow's health science leaders with a progressive, holistic approach to clinical and practical care.

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Carnival Event Management Sponsor

    • Stockton & Partners, Meetings and Events
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      Stockton & Partners, Meetings and Events

      Stockton & Partners, Inc. is a full service event planning and meeting management company delivering expertise, superior service, qualified resources and personal commitment to every project. We proudly serve corporate, university, museum and association clients throughout the region.

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Carnival Venue Partner

    • Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
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      The fundamental purpose of DRWC is to design, develop and manage the central Delaware River waterfront in Philadelphia between Oregon and Allegheny Avenues. DRWC intends to transform the central Delaware River waterfront into a vibrant destination location for recreational, cultural, and commercial activities for the residents and visitors of Philadelphia. DRWC will serve as a catalyst for high-quality investment in public parks, trails, maritime, residential, retail, hotel and other improvements that create a vibrant amenity, extending Philadelphia to the river’s edge.

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