James Adair, Penn State professor of materials science and engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacology, has received the Invent Penn State “Inventor of the Year” award.
The Summer Founders Program awarded $10,000 each to five student teams who will work in State College full-time over the summer on their startup, non-profit or social good.
Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank hosted a demo event April 11 at its facility in downtown State College for six startups that completed its inaugural 20-week FastTrack Accelerator program.
The Mont Alto LaunchBox, a business incubator funded by a seed grant from Penn State’s Invent Penn State initiative, will offer a free workshop titled “Choosing an Appropriate Business Form,” for aspiring entrepreneurs from 6 to 7 p.m. April 26 at 40 North Second Street in Chambersburg.
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, in partnership with the Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, held a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the Fayette LaunchBox, a startup accelerator facility, on April 11.
Imerys and Penn State have announced the signing of a 5-year Master Sponsored Research Agreement, expanding the company’s current relationship with the University’s Materials Research Institute and Penn State Behrend’s engineering program to include the development of new technologies, materials and other intellectual property.
Penn State University President Eric J. Barron visited with Berks County community leaders to discuss the role of Penn State Berks in economic development. He focused on the success of student entrepreneurs through the Invent Penn State initiative. The luncheon was held on March 16, at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading.
On April 3, Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor Francis K. Achampong were joined by other Penn State administrators and local community leaders for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Mont Alto LaunchBox ― a business incubator funded by Penn State’s Invent Penn State initiative.
Members of the campus and community are invited to attend upcoming programming planned at Penn State New Kensington’s entrepreneurial center, The Corner. The events are free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended.