Success Story

City Lights 4 City Tour Highlights the Ingenious Power of Partnership

Dr. Nina Jenkins of ConidioTec, Matt Roda of Reflexion Interactive Technologies and Hunter Swisher of Phospholutions

Penn State Vice President for Research Dr. Neil Sharkey speaking at the City Lights event.

Phospholutions founder and CEO discussing their product RhizoSorb at the City Lights event.

Reflexion Interactive Technologies co-founder and CMO, Matt Roda presents at City Lights.

ConidioTec founder and Penn State researcher, Dr. Nena Jenkins at the ConidioTec booth at the City Lights event.

Reflexion Interactive Technologies co-founder and CMO, Matt Roda demos the Reflexion Edge.

Penn State Vice President for Research Dr. Neil Sharkey and City Lights Attendees

ConidioTec founder and Penn State researcher, Dr. Nena Jenkins speaking with attendees at the City Lights event.

Reflexion Interactive Technologies co-founder and CMO, Matt Roda speaks to attendees at the City Lights event.

Dr. James Delattre, Director of the Penn State Office of Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, and Nena Ellis, the Director of Marketing for the Invent Penn State initiative.

City Lights, a series of interactive events showcasing Invent Penn State, were held in June. The event stopped in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Event goers were able to hear directly from a current student, faculty researcher and alumnus about the impact Invent Penn State had on their entrepreneurial success. All three Penn State entrepreneurs wrote columns about their experience, which you can read below.

Matt Roda, CMO, Reflexion Interactive Technologies

The Reflexion Edge measures complex reaction time, peripheral vision, memory and lateral precision in only thirty seconds at the push of a button.

Matt’s Column

Hunter Swisher, Founder, Phospholutions

Phospholutions manufactures an approved organic soil amendment that controls the release of valuable nutrients and prevents point source pollution.

Hunter’s Column

Nina Jenkins, Founder, ConidioTec LLC

 ConidioTec makes a patented fungal based bio-pesticide for the control of bed bugs commercially available as Aprehend®.

Nina’s Column

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