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Ben Franklin invests $342K in economic development

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Bethlehem, has made $342,378 in regional economic development projects.

Among the recipients of the funds is Skaffl LLC of Allentown, winner of last year's Start Up Weekend at TechVentures. It received $50,000 to help complete the development of Bracket, a new mobile application for use in a classroom setting.

CEWA Technologies of Wyomissing received $75,000. It will use the funds to complete design, construct and test prototypes of its new point-concentrated solar power dish.

Cerora Inc. of Bethlehem received $100,000. It will finalize software and hardware to commercialize a cloud-based, medical grade neuro-diagnostic solution for rapid diagnosis of brain injuries.

GenPor of Reading, an established filter manufacturer, received $8,740 in matching funds to optimize its operating space.

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