The idea is simple.

We joined forces to propel from concept to market the best of the best in health care innovation, so people around the world can live healthier lives sooner and longer.

Learn more about our first Open Call

Greater Than Greater Philadelphia: The Power of Nine

Nine regional leaders representing organizations across every facet of the health care continuum are now leveraging their assets, resources and willpower all to create opportunities for innovators to expedite market breakthroughs. When we succeed together, the impact is certain and exponential.

Madeline Bell

President and CEO, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

David L. Cohen

Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation

John A. Fry

President, Drexel University

Daniel J. Hilferty

President and CEO, Independence Blue Cross

Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.

President & CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health

Ralph W. Muller

Chief Executive Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Janice E. Nevin, M.D., M.P.H.

President and CEO, Christiana Care Health System

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal

President & CEO, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA

Stephen T. Zarrilli

President and Chief Executive Officer, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.

A Region of Firsts: Greater Philadelphia leverages its historic position as a global leader in life sciences

June 2, 2016

This article was originally published in the May edition of the Site Selection Magazine. When George Morgan wrote the history of Philadelphia and titled it The City of Firsts in 1926, he probably never envisioned that one day that moniker would ring true in so many life-science disciplines. But it has — and thanks to […]

Why Philly is a Tech Haven for Medicine Startups

March 16, 2016

This article was originally published by Free Enterprise on March 10, 2016. Is Philadelphia the Silicon Valley of health tech innovation? If local investors and healthcare providers have their way, it soon could be. The area – already well known for its culture and cuisine ­– already has a reputation as a healthcare hub, given […]

Health Care Innovation Collaborative Announces More Than 100 Applicants in First Open Call

January 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, January 25, 2016 – The CEO Council for Growth (“CEO Council”) announced that its Health Care Innovation Collaborative (“Collaborative”) has received 115 applications for its first open call for idea submissions to accelerate innovation that improves patient care and outcomes for chronic diseases at Companies and individuals that completed the application process have […]