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About Invent Penn State

Wherever you are on the entrepreneurial path, Invent Penn State has resources you can use. Our signature programs and tools can help you start up and grow a business, find licensable technologies and investment opportunities, and get to know the innovation community.

Programs and Events

Startup Week

Bringing together the best and brightest Penn State student and alumni entrepreneurs for a celebration inspiration and ingenuity.



Venture & IP Conference

A two-day curated showcase of capital seeking startups and emerging Penn State technologies



PA Innovation Hubs

No-cost co-working space, accelerator programs and business and legal advice for entrepreneurs



Fund For Innovation

Stage gate funding for Penn State’s most commercially promising research and emerging technologies



NSF I-Corps Program

Accelerator programs and microgrants for customer discovery and prototyping



Summer Founders Program

Penn State teams can win $10,000 to work on their startup, social good, or non-profit idea for the summer



Supporting economic development at every level.

Tools

Resource Navigator

Entrepreneurship and innovation resources in PSU communities across PA



Intellectual Property Navigator

A showcase of Penn State’s intellectual property available for licensing



Startup Navigator

A showcase of startups with Penn State DNA



Events Calendar

Entrepreneurship and innovation events at PSU campus communities and innovation hubs



Innovation Gateway for Industry

A tool for industry to post research challenges and receive curated proposals from cross-disciplinary Penn State experts



Online resources for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and industry.
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News & Events

Latest News from Invent Penn State

April 18 2019
Startup Week 2019 celebration honors student changemakers and entrepreneurs

On April 4 at Pegula Ice Arena, Penn State Startup Week culminated with a celebration of student entrepreneurs and innovators in technology, health, the arts, education, sustainability and global impact.

April 18 2019
Startup Week 2019 celebration honors students, changemakers and entrepreneurs

On April 4 at Pegula Ice Arena, Penn State Startup Week culminated with a celebration of student entrepreneurs and innovators in technology, health, the arts, education, sustainability and global impact.

April 17 2019
Mont Alto LaunchBox offering workshop to help kick-start business ideas

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will offer a free workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs from 6 to 7 p.m. April 25 at 40 North Second St. in Chambersburg. “So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?” will be presented by Kathyrn Gratton, SCORE Four State Chapter chair, Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro executive director, and a certified small business mentor.

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