Group K Diagnostics to Serve as an Official Content Architect for City-Wide B. PHL Innovation Festival
Philadelphia, PA— September 17, 2019— Group K Diagnostics (GKD) announced it will serve as an official content architect for B. PHL, a new city-wide innovation festival being held in Philadelphia October 15-17, 2019. The festival will highlight forward-thinking organizations, entrepreneurs, and innovators throughout the region.
“It’s an honor to be able to contribute to the B.PHL Innovation Festival, and help to inspire new ideas, make connections, and ignite novel ways of doing things,” said Brianna Wronko, founder and CEO of GKD. “Our company has continued to benefit from the substantial resources the city of Philadelphia has to offer, and we are always looking for new opportunities to share our learnings with other small businesses and professionals looking to bring new innovations to the region.”
Wronko will be speaking at the University Science Center and will host a session entitled, “The Silent Business Partner: Building and Maintaining a Startup in Philadelphia”. The session will take place on October 15 at 6:00pm ET. She will discuss the role the City of Philadelphia can play in building a successful business, and will share the best Philly-based resources for entrepreneurs, how to gain access, and the keys to using the location to maximum benefit.
During the three-day festival, each location will host a series of activities for attendees to enjoy, including experiential workshops, speakers and exhibits that showcase innovation in health care, technology, engineering, art, music, film and more. These sessions are designed to inspire organizations, innovators and attendees alike in hopes of sparking new ideas and creating a lasting impact.
“We’re excited to announce Group K Diagnostics as one of our official content architects for the B. PHL Innovation Festival,” said Michelle Histand, Executive Director, B. PHL. “Our location partners and content architects exemplify the out-of-the-box, innovative mentality that B. PHL seeks to inspire through its cross-disciplinary programming. Philadelphia is a hotbed for innovation on the East Coast and these organizations and entrepreneurs are the driving force propelling us forward. Their positive impact on our great city will be on display in October and will surely be felt for years to come.”
With the purchase of a badge, B. PHL attendees will gain access to the full suite of festival events and locations throughout the city, all of which are walkable or accessible by public transportation. To further enhance the festival experience, a B. PHL mobile app will enable attendees to create their own customized schedule based on events of interest.
For more information about the festival and to keep updated on the latest news, such as added participants, tickets and more, visit BPHLFest.com.
About Group K Diagnostics
Group K Diagnostics (GKD) is a biotechnology innovator aiming to overhaul the diagnostic process for both patient and caregiver. The company's microfluidic point-of-care device, the MultiNostic, is capable of delivering results in just 20 minutes with the potential for more than 40 blood tests, streamlining the logistical process historically associated with lab work, maximizing patient-care transparency and allowing physicians to adjust medical treatments in a timely manner. GKD is headquartered in Philadelphia. For more information, visit GroupKDiagnostics.com, and follow the company on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About B. PHL
The three-day B. PHL festival is designed to build the city’s reputation as the most innovative city on the East Coast – a true place of choice for those looking to inspire new ideas, make connections, and ignite novel ways of doing things. Locations around Philadelphia will hold interactive workshops, sessions, exhibits and events highlighting innovation in fields like health care, technology, engineering, art, music, film, and more. We’re partnering with and highlighting organizations throughout the region, local entrepreneurs and individual innovators including The City of Philadelphia, leading universities and colleges, large and small nonprofits, Fortune 500 companies, and community outreach organizations. To keep updated on the latest news about the festival, such as added participants, locations, tickets and more, visit BPHLFest.com.