The University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Science Festival from Thursday, April 18 through April 28, 2013. Click here for a full list of the activities in which Penn Med’s faculty, students, and staff are spotlighted.
April 23, 2013 6PM – Big Ideas: Funding and Innovation
What role does the government play in advancing innovation? How are projects chosen to receive funding? Moderated by one former and one current director of the National Science Foundation, this program will feature researchers who’ve generated some of the most well-known scientific breakthroughs of our time and the role that federal funds continue to play in furthering innovation.
Iron Gate Theater
3700 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104Reservation Required – Price: $12. Enter pennmed under the discount code at this link.