Partner With Us in Accelerating Innovations in Shale Gas Production, Utilization, and Environmental Stewardship.
The mission of the Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center (SGICC) is to establish a collaborative that will engage a wide range of partners with the intent to accelerate technology break-throughs related to the Shale Gas resource in Pennsylvania. The efforts of the partners will include the identification of funding sources for research and new product/process developments, expanded uses for natural gas, and tools that support environmental and regulatory issues.
Research Innovation Commercialization Collaboration
Shell Petrochemical Complex (“Cracker”) Project Overview - The First Step in Establishing a Regional Petrochemical Sector – Click here to view
About Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Ben Franklin Technology Partners/CNP, an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority, provides investment capital, operational assistance, and entrepreneurial support to emerging tech-based companies and small, existing manufacturers for the purpose of creating and retaining jobs in Pennsylvania.
William Hall, Executive Director