In our Innovators Spotlight Series, we’re profiling University City entrepreneurs, researchers, and companies who are working on cutting-edge technologies and building the future right here in University City. We’ll feature those working in science, technology, medicine, and more to tell the story of how a virtuous cycle of innovation, talent, business formation, and placemaking is unfolding in our community, creating a 21stcentury economy that leverages knowledge into economic value and development.

Innovation Spotlight

Children's Hospital Creative Art Therapists Offer Comfort, Coping, and Creativity

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, or CHOP as it’s colloquially called, is a hub of innovation, producing patents, medical discoveries, and even start-up companies. 

Two Penn Grads and Their Cutting Edge Glaucoma Treatment

 “We thought to ourselves, how can we use it to disrupt paradigms in health?”