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Barbara Schilberg By Anne Harding A champion for the region DUSTIN FENSTERMACHER / WONDERFUL MACHINE RELATED ARTICLES A Region Defined Did You Know? A Rich Life Science Cluster Greater Philadelphia's Big Pharmas A Robust Support Infrastructure Bridging the Gap Brenda Gavin: Making a venture capitalist Investment Momentum Building Update Those Resumes Creating Roots Ramping Up Tech Transfer When Barbara Schilberg was wrapping up her

Anne Harding
Jan 1, 2008
Barbara Schilberg
By Anne Harding
A champion for the region
DUSTIN FENSTERMACHER / WONDERFUL MACHINE

When Barbara Schilberg was wrapping up her fourth job in senior management at a biotech company and looking for her next opportunity, she made a discovery that she says shocked her. "I realized there weren't that many small startup companies in the region, and it was a shame because I had all this great experience."

As Shilberg cast about in vain for a new generation of life science startups, she heard of an opportunity to help create one. Pennsylvania was using $33.8 million from its tobacco settlement to set up a "greenhouse" for...

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