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Connect with likeminded entrepreneurs. Grow your business with Invent Penn State. The University welcomes collaboration and connection with our local startup neighbors.

Ready to collaborate? Penn State offers:

Business Training

Explore the many University-affiliated training programs and business accelerators designed to help launch and grow new businesses. From intensive, immersive incubators, to expert workshops and hands-on seminars, Penn State entrepreneurial resources are open to startups in our broader community.

Funding or Investors

The University can help you connect to people and programs to increase business capital. Resources include fellowships, early stage grants, business incubator programs, and connections with angel investors or venture capital firms.

Business Space

From innovative and flexible co-working environments, to large-scale research and office space, Invent Penn State can help your business to leverage a broad range of commercial, research and manufacturing facilities at a price that suits your budget. Opportunities also exist for competitive selection for free space, depending on your stage of business and location.

Networking and Exposure

Interested in reaching the broader University audience? We can help you make connections to on-campus events, faculty & staff networking, student programs & organizations, and other opportunities for Penn State partnership.

Employees or Employee Training

Identify Penn State programs available to train or mentor your existing workforce across a variety of industries and skillsets. Or explore opportunities to reach the world-class faculty, staff and student talent that can strengthen your team.

Explore the many University-affiliated training programs and business accelerators designed to help launch and grow new businesses. From intensive, immersive incubators, to expert workshops and hands-on seminars, Penn State entrepreneurial resources are open to startups in our broader community.

The University can help you connect to people and programs to increase business capital. Resources include fellowships, early stage grants, business incubator programs, and connections with angel investors or venture capital firms.

From innovative and flexible co-working environments, to large-scale research and office space, Invent Penn State can help your business to leverage a broad range of commercial, research and manufacturing facilities at a price that suits your budget. Opportunities also exist for competitive selection for free space, depending on your stage of business and location.

Interested in reaching the broader University audience? We can help you make connections to on-campus events, faculty & staff networking, student programs & organizations, and other opportunities for Penn State partnership.

Identify Penn State programs available to train or mentor your existing workforce across a variety of industries and skillsets. Or explore opportunities to reach the world-class faculty, staff and student talent that can strengthen your team.

Get Started

We can help your company make the connections you need. Streamline the process with the Concierge, your liaison across University departments and services and more.

Contact Your Concierge 814-867-6304