Enhancing Innovation Resources in Fayette County

The Fayette LaunchBox is a no-cost business accelerator designed to connect early-stage startups with the resources and support necessary for growth. Penn State Fayette has partnered with the Fay-Penn Economic Development Council to introduce this unique resource to the five-county service area. Penn State Fayette and Fay-Penn have collaborated for over 25 years in a shared commitment to advancement. Today, Fayette The LaunchBox represents a paradigm shift in economic development in the region.

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  • Microgrant Program
  • Product Development Services
  • Event Space
  • Maker Space
  • Business/Consultation Services
  • Coworking
  • Startup Boot Camp/Accelerator
  • Startup Competitions
  • University Classrooms
  • Food/Beverage Shop
  • Student Entrepreneurship Club
  • Mentorship Program
  • Speaker Series
  • Community Education Program/Workshops
  • Legal and Intellectual Property Advice
  • Resource Navigator

Partners & Collaborators

  • Bob Shark
  • Executive Director
  • Fay Penn Economic Development Council

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