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Intellectual property will be brought to the forefront during the “IP 101 – What Every Startup Needs to Know about IP Protection” virtual panel, set for 1 p.m. on April 16, as part of the Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference, happening April 15-16.
An Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference panel, “Deconstruct Status Quo Thinking to Drive Innovation in Your Company,” will use interactive exercises to help participants identify subtle status quo thinking and emerge with a process leading to true innovation. The virtual panel session will take place from 10:40-11:30 a.m. on April 16.
How are life science ventures leveraging their technologies to help mitigate the spread and virulence of the novel coronavirus? The Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference panel “Life Science Ventures Addressing COVID-19” will explore this topic from 4:25-5:20 p.m. on April 15.
“The State of Venture and Growth Capital in the COVID-19 Era” panel during the Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference will explore the effects of COVID-19 on venture and growth investing and its outlook through 2021. Taking place virtually from 1:45-2:35 p.m. on April 15, the panel also will examine important investment lessons learned because of the pandemic.
The “Investing in Rural & Heartland America” panel during the Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference will examine how funds dedicated to strategic investment in heartland and rural innovation are overcoming geographic barriers and supporting investors in small markets. The panel session will take place from 12:45-1:35 p.m. on April 15.
Penn State’s best and brightest student entrepreneurs are set to take the stage at the all-virtual 2021 Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference. The conference begins April 15 with a showcase featuring eight student teams sharing how their startups are having a positive impact on the world and have grown thanks to the Invent Penn State entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Gisele Fetterman, the Second Lady of Pennsylvania, addresses education, entrepreneurship and more during a question-and-answer session with Dean Marie Hardin of the Bellisario College. The event was sponsored by the Center for Penn State Student Entrepreneurship as part of Startup Week.
Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC culminated with a celebration of student entrepreneurs and innovators in technology, health, sustainability, the arts, and global impact categories during the virtual student recognition reception on Thursday, March 25.
Penn State startup TEAMology aims to help students get the support they need to develop socially and emotionally. Founded in 2006, the ed tech startup’s curriculum simplifies and strengthens social and emotional learning for schools, kids and parents, providing the foundational tools necessary for success in life through a curriculum and content that teachers can use in the classroom.