Latest News from Invent Penn State

September 22 2022

Graduate student complements coursework with hands-on assistantship

Penn State graduate student Amanda Enns is creating an action plan for small to medium-sized businesses to best approach Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations. Enns, who is pursuing a master’s degree through the Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (ELIM) program in the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, is complementing her coursework with an assistantship through Penn State’s Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP).

September 20 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to host Grow With Google webinar

Join the Altoona LaunchBox, supported by the Hite family and Abington LaunchBox, for the Grow with Google webinar on Oct. 4.

September 15 2022

Entrepreneurship the focus of Penn State Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Ladies program

“Is Entrepreneurship in my DNA?” That was the overarching theme of Penn State Lehigh Valley’s latest LaunchBox Ladies event touting three highly motivated PSU-LV students who’ve already started their own venture or are part of a family business.

September 15 2022

Philanthropy creates transformative experiences for students, faculty

Thanks to Penn State’s Returning Seniors Fund, senior Maddie Holmberg Nickal was able to return to the track – and return to the University for a master’s degree in nutritional science through World Campus. It’s one of the many ways that supporters of “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” have helped Penn State students and faculty to pursue their ambitions.

September 09 2022

Alumna-founded startup Argolytics joins NSF I-Corps National Teams program

In 2018, Serensits launched Argolytics and flagship product Trendable, a software that enables manufacturers to easily collect, analyze and report quality-control data. This past spring, Serensits participated in the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) National Teams program — an immersive, entrepreneurial training program that facilitates the transformation of invention to impact for participating teams nationwide.

August 30 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to host ‘Creating Company Culture' webinar Sept. 13

The Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family will presnt “Creating Company Culture” from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, via Zoom.

August 29 2022

Innovator in environmental insurance featured on new episode of Dare to Disrupt

David Rosenberg, former principal and executive vice president at Environmental Compliance Services, shares his story on Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast.

August 24 2022

TechCelerator applications set to close on Aug. 26

Applications for Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator business accelerator program will close on Aug. 26. The virtual program offers a 10-week business startup boot camp and an opportunity to win $10,000 for a successful business model pitch.

August 18 2022

Summer Founders Program helps six student startups grow

The Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program, a 13-week student startup accelerator, concluded with a Startup Showcase on Aug. 10, where each team presented their startup and answered questions from the audience comprised of members from the local entrepreneurial community.

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