PHILADELPHIA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Coffee & Counsel, a Satellite Quorum program developed by the University City Science Center, provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs working in the clean tech and energy efficiency space to get face time with some of the region’s leading professionals. When Coffee & Counsel returns on September 17 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Tom Dwyer, partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Energy Industry Group, will meet with a small group of entrepreneurs over coffee and a light breakfast for an informal Q&A session. The goal is to give entrepreneurs unique insight into the legal considerations startups and growing companies must take into account in the growing clean tech industry.
An expansion of the Science Center’s successful Quorum program, Satellite Quorum offers programming in partnership with the Energy Efficient Buildings (EEB) Hub that plugs entrepreneurs into the clean tech and advanced energy retrofit industries and connects them with the people and resources necessary to grow their startups.
Coffee & Counsel offers targeted advice to entrepreneurs from a number of leaders in Greater Philadelphia’s clean tech and energy efficiency community.
The September 17 Coffee & Counsel session will begin at 7:45 a.m. with registration, networking and a continental breakfast. The formal program will run from 8 – 9:30 a.m. with additional networking opportunities immediately following. There is no charge for the event which will take place in Building 101 at the Navy Yard, the current home of the EEB Hub. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Online registration is available at: http://sciencecenter.cal.basecampbusiness.com/node/507381
About the Science Center
The University City Science Center is a dynamic hub for technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the Greater Philadelphia region. It provides lab space, office space, business incubation, programming, and support services for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and growing and established companies. The Science Center was the first, and remains the largest, urban research park in the United States. Graduate organizations and current residents of the University City Science Center’s Port business incubators have created more than 15,000 jobs that remain in the Greater Philadelphia region today and contribute more than $9 billion to the regional economy annually. The Science Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013. For more information about the Science Center, go to www.sciencecenter.org.
Quorum, a strategic initiative of the Science Center, unites the region’s entrepreneurship and innovation communities and offers programming to connect entrepreneurs to investors, advice and resources. Since Quorum launched in May 2011, 15,000+ people have attended more than 250 events, programs and meetings at Quorum at 3711 Market Street. Satellite Quorum at The Navy Yard is the first expansion of the Science Center’s “clubhouse” for entrepreneurs.