CCEDC Awards Dinner, Phoenixville Foundry

Zero Waste Program Video

February 4, 2021

If you missed the Zero Waste event held on February 3, 2021, we are pleased to share this video of the program.  

Why Chester County’s Two New Innovation Hubs Speak to Its Promise of Economic Growth

January 29, 2021

Patrick Hayakawa spends his working life ensuring Chester County is a place where entrepreneurs can grow the companies and technology of the future. With the recent opening of 23,000-square-foot life sciences incubator 8HUB in Malvern and the Keystone Innovation Zone designation of the building holding the forthcoming nth Innovation Center in Coatesville, Chester County Economic Development Council’s (CCEDC) VP of innovation and emerging… Read More >

Malvern Biotech Firm Opens 23,000-Square-Foot Life Sciences Incubator

January 21, 2021

The incubator was established by 8BioMed in unoccupied space, which had been set aside for future potential expansion at its headquarters in the Great Valley Corporate Center. Hubert Ho, COO of 8HUB and 8BioMed, said the incubator is a result of Philadelphia-area biotech companies continuing to see an increased need for research and development space… Read More >

CCEDC Granted Almost $1 Million in Funding for Job Training, Workforce Development Programs

January 18, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf has announced close to $1 million in job training and workforce development funding for programs run by the Chester County Economic Development Council, in partnership with the Chester County Workforce Development Board, to support businesses in key industry sectors. $940,000 in funding will go to CCEDC’s award-winning industry partnerships that support businesses… Read More >

17th Annual Economic Outlook

January 11, 2021

The Chester County Economic Development Council held its 17th Annual Economic Outlook on Friday, January 8.  Mike Grigalonis, COO and Executive Vice President, provided a welcome and overview while MaryFrances McGarrity, Senior Vice President of Business Development Services, introduced the two experts. Speakers: Patti Brennan – President and CEO of Key Financial, Inc. James Glassman… Read More >

Chester County Economic Development Council Convenes 17 Thought Leaders to Help Formulate More Equitable and Inclusive Workforce Policies

September 29, 2020

Exton, PA – September 26, 2020 – The Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) is pledging organizational change as it assembles 17 thought leaders from the region who are committed to bringing diversity, equity and inclusion to the forefront. CCEDC will collaborate with its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force to create more relevant and… Read More >

Industry Partnerships the Collective Business Solution to Restoring Southeastern PA’s Economic Resilience

September 25, 2020

Like the ants in Aesop’s fable, hundreds of area businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies have been working diligently for years to build a strong economic and workforce development system, which is serving the region well during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Guided by the powerful combo of the Chester County Economic Development Council and the Chester County Workforce Development… Read More >

Seedcopa + SeedcoDE’s Sherwood Robbins Named Region 3 Director of National Association of Development Companies

June 22, 2020

The National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) has  elected Seedcopa + SeedcoDE’s Sherwood Robbins as the Director of Region 3, covering five states and the District of Columbia. NADCO is the trade association for SBA Certified Development Companies and other lenders across the nation who deliver the SBA 504 loan program to small businesses. NADCO members… Read More >

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