June 22, 2016
The closed Knickerbocker Sanitary Landfill could be the first Microgrid in Chester County. The group projects to have system operational by 2nd Quarter 2017. A “Microgrid” is essentially an island of energy distribution tied into the main grid, which is capable of operating independently should the need arise. The grids can be switched on and off manually or automatically,… Read More >
June 6, 2016
For Sue Miller, AgConnect has been a huge resource in growing her dairy and farmstead cheese business – Birchrun Hills Farm. This initiative of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) aims to connect farmers to various agricultural economic development services, of which Miller has taken full advantage. Over the years, she has participated in… Read More >
May 23, 2016
Whether you’re a business owner, employee, or resident of our area, the energy industry is an important factor for all southeastern Pennsylvania communities. To address the workforce and economic needs of this sector, the Smart Energy Initiative (SEI) was formed in 2007. An initiative of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC), SEI aims to… Read More >
May 4, 2016
The health care industry is an important component of both the business and residential communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania. To address the workforce needs of this specific segment, Health Care Connect (HCC) was formed. The partnership shares best practices, talent development/recruiting information, program ideas on trends and issues, and training grants to stabilize and strengthen the… Read More >
December 10, 2015
From the Daily Local: A Chester County student video contest is being conducted by the Manufacturing Alliance of Chester and Delaware Counties in collaboration with industry representatives, several school districts and the Chester County Intermediate Unit. The subject is: What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? The contest is an effort of the alliance designed to dispel… Read More >
August 31, 2015
On Tuesday, September 15, MACC/DC will offer a program called Creating and Sustaining a Culture for Training as part of its regular meeting. Click here for more information.
ITAG is gearing up for this fall’s Techies Day on Wednesday, October 21. Any companies interested in participating in this annual, half-day technology career exploration event can SIGN UP HERE.
At the start of the i2n D2PA project in 2012, neither Chester County nor Delaware County had any innovation centers, accelerators or co-working spaces. Currently, seven of these types of spaces are now active in the two counties as well as additional virtual resources/networks for startup companies, such as i2n.
Hire One and the Industry Partnerships of the CCEDC have engaged with over 650 local employers between July 2015 and July 2016.
Health Care Connect is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Best Practices Conference to be held June 2, 2016 at Lankenau Medical Center.