4 new innovation hubs to open in PA

June 12, 2017 by Lee Erickson

Our Ecosystem is Growing

You may, or may not, know that Happy Valley LaunchBox is one of a number of innovation hubs across the Commonwealth funded by President Barron’s Invent Penn State Initiative. These innovation hubs are designed to jump-start entrepreneurial activities in campus communities across PA. Each is targeted to help the local community. Some provide co-working space, others maker spaces, and still others education such as with Accelerator programs.

Last week, Penn State announced that 4 more innovation hubs have received seed grants of $50,000 to develop centers in their communities. This brings the total count to 17.

  1. Abington
  2. Altoona
  3. Behrend
  4. Berks
  5. Brandywine
  6. Fayette
  7. Great Valley
  8. Happy Valley
  9. Harrisburg
  10. Lehigh Valley
  11. Mont Alto
  12. New Kensington
  13. Schuylkill
  14. Shenango
  15. Wilkes-Barre
  16. Worthington Scranton
  17. York

Pretty amazing considering that all of these were awarded in only 2 years.

We welcome the other innovation hubs.

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