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N.J. biotech firm expanding to Philadelphia, creating 200 new jobs

John George
N.J. biotech firm expanding to Philadelphia, creating 200 new jobs

In another boost to Philadelphia’s standing as a cell and gene therapy hub, Cranbury, New Jersey-based Amicus Therapeutics said Tuesday it is establishing a new global research and gene therapy center at uCity Square, where the company expects to have 200 employees over the next few years. Amicus will occupy the top three floors — a total of 75,000-square-foot — at the new University City Science Center building at 3675 Market Street. An initial group of a couple dozen company employees has already moved into temporary space within the same complex at BioLabs@CIC Philadelphia.