Overview:The award-winning Ben Franklin Technology Partners is one of the nation’s longest-running technology-based economic development programs. For more than 25 years, BFTP has provided both early-stage and established companies with funding, business and technical expertise and access to a network of innovative, expert resources.
Our goal: To accelerate technology development and commercialization in the state of Pennsylvania, and to create high-paying, sustainable jobs for Pennsylvanians.
This pioneering organization has been embraced by every Pennsylvania governor and the PA General Assembly since its inception in 1983. BFTP is positioned strategically throughout the state with regional headquarters in the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and State College.