Ben Franklin


Key Industry Sectors

BFTP works with a wide range of industries and companies throughout the Commonwealth. From producers of nano-sized particles used in ground water remediation to Centers of Excellence that help ensure our bridges and buildings are built using the latest technology.

BFTP helps turn the challenges facing the Commonwealth, the country and world as a whole—better health care, alternative energy, improved telecommunication, leaner manufacturing process—into opportunities for that fuel our economy. The one common trait our client companies and partners all share is the use of technology to drive their business, product or service offering forward, no matter what the industry sector.

“Frankly, I don’t know where early-stage lifesciences companies would be without Ben Franklin Technology Partners. I’m not sure we would even have a lifesciences industry in Pennsylvania without it.” —Brenda Gavin, Founding Partner, Quaker BioVentures

Among the many key industry sectors served by Ben Franklin Technology Partners include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Alternative and Clean Energy
  • Biotechnology
  • Communications/Wireless Technology
  • Environmental Technology
  • Green Technologies
  • Healthcare Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Interactive Media
  • Material Science
  • Medical Devices
  • Microelectronics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Plastics
  • Powdered Metals
  • Robotics