In his latest blog post, Penn State President Eric J. Barron highlights the University’s many successes over the last year and champions “the amazing students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who are contributing so much to our world.”
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Penn State is set to bring entrepreneurs from campus and community together the week of Nov. 12–16. GEW Penn State events will take place on 15 Commonwealth Campuses, including University Park, and aim to connect entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policy makers and start-up champions around the world.
Using state-of-the-art technology, former Penn State Altoona student Nick Unis is turning his dream of creating and selling custom-made footwear into a reality.
The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
Happy Valley LaunchBox hosted a community event for five startups graduating from its business startup accelerator program on Aug. 8 in downtown State College. The graduates joined more than 30 other startups that have gone through the accelerator since it opened in February 2016.
Happy Valley LaunchBox graduated six startups from its business startup accelerator program on April 26 at its space in downtown State College. The graduates join 25 other companies that have gone through the accelerator since Happy Valley LaunchBox opened in February 2016.
A little less than two years after the launch of the Fund for Innovation, Invent Penn State has backed nearly 50 emerging Penn State technologies and has provided startup funding to promising new ventures that were born out of the program.
More than 85 events are set to engage enterprising students with entrepreneurial leaders during Penn State Startup Week, beginning April 17.
New innovation hubs in 13 Penn State campus communities are successfully supporting early-stage startups. In the process, they have discovered an unanticipated benefit to the program: an abundant source of hands-on student internships that enhance success for startups and students.
Oct. 02, 2017
Innovation Hub startups show off their companies. President Barron invited 5 startups from around the Commonwealth to pitch their ideas as part of his tailgate for Saturday’s Penn State game. Each ...More
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Aug. 13, 2017
Five new startups joined the 26 others who have successfully completed our 10-week Accelerator program. This group was the most diverse group of participants to date. Founders included 5 community ...More