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The ExCITe Center is a space for creative people who want to work together on innovative projects benefitting the Philadelphia region and beyond. The core principles of ExCITe are:

  •   Collaboration is essential for innovation.
  •   A diversity of perspectives provides a relentless source of creativity.
  •   Everyone is creative. Everyone is an innovator.
  •   Aspiring to the highest standards lays the foundation for the greatest work.

To support these principles, the ExCITe Center is host to a wide variety of multi-disciplinary project teams. We seek to maintain an environment encouraging the serendipitous exchange of information and ideas that lead to the formation of new connections, inspirations, and collaborations.

Fast Company's Top 100 Most Creative People

Geneviève Dion

Congratulations to Geneviève Dion, Director of ExCITe's Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory, on being named to Fast Company's Top 100 Most Creative People in Business 2014 for her work in designing and engineering innovative textiles.

Read the Fast Company article here