University Science Center offering chance for cash, advice

The University City Science Center announced it has opened a fifth-round of applications for its QED Proof of Concept financing program for life sciences and digital health technology.

Researchers at 21 universities and research institutions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware can compete for funding and business guidance in hopes turning their project into a new and profit.

The program will award up to $200,000 to up to four projects, with 16 other projects getting advice from insiders in the business.