RJ Lee Group, a leading industrial forensics analytical laboratory headquartered in Pittsburgh, will open a laboratory at 310 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park. Still under development, the 310 building is slated for completion in November 2017 and RJ Lee Group expects to open its 2,700 square foot facility in December 2017.
Lehigh Valley LaunchBox is now accepting applications for small business micro-grants through Oct. 18.
Penn State Behrend graduate Wes Hall earned a patent for his work on a senior design project. The product he invented will soon be tested in four states.
Penn State President Eric Barron, Penn State York officials and Erin Casey, co-founder and board member of Working Class, announced the launch of Working Class, a makerspace partnership, to a crowd of more than 100 on Aug. 9 on the stage of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York. The winners of the 2016-17 Start-Up Challenge, a business pitch competition for students, were also recognized during this celebration of entrepreneurship, leadership, partnerships and innovation.
Penn State President Eric Barron, along with other Penn State administrators, legislators, advisory and alumni board members, faculty, staff, students and members of the community, gathered at the eCenter@LindenPointe in Hermitage, Pennsylvania, to celebrate the ribbon cutting of Penn State Shenango’s VenturePointe — an incubator for start-up resources for both for-profit businesses and not-for-profit agencies.
Penn State Schuylkill has opened its LionLaunch Innovation Hub, a space for entrepreneurs to start or grow their small business. This space is funded by Invent Penn State, a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.
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.
A team of Penn State scientists has developed a potential game-changer in the war against bedbugs — a naturally derived, fungal-based pesticide that uses the bugs’ own natural tendencies to humankind’s advantage.
Penn State President Eric Barron, Penn State York officials, and Erin Casey, co-founder and board member of Working Class, will announce the launch of Working Class, a makerspace partnership, at 1:45 p.m. Aug. 9 in the theater of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at the York campus. The winners of the Start-Up Challenge at Penn State York also will be announced at the event.