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November 30 2018

Entrepreneurs benefit from expertise offered through Brandywine Boost initiative

Small businesses are a huge part of any community — and for the students, faculty and staff at Penn State Brandywine, they have become a source of inspiration and development.

November 21 2018

Carbon Science Research Centre of Excellence opens at Innovation Park

The Morgan Advanced Materials Carbon Science Research Centre of Excellence, located at Innovation Park at Penn State, is anticipated to employ 15 to 30 doctorate-level staff who will pioneer carbon research in a wide range of industries and engineering applications, including aerospace, medical, power generation and more.

November 20 2018

Catching Up with Altoona LaunchBox Director Donna Bon

Invent Penn State sat down with Altoona LaunchBox Director Donna Bon for a question and answer session about what the Altoona LaunchBox has done so far and what she hopes it can do moving forward.

November 20 2018

Heard on Campus: LaunchBox Ladies Speaker Series at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Successful female entrepreneurs shared their journeys and actionable advice to other startup founders and innovators on Nov. 14. Don’t miss the next event on Apr. 11.

November 20 2018

Acne treatment, fire rescue among challenges targeted by FastTrack Accelerator

Nine teams have been selected from 30 applicants to Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank’s FastTrack Accelerator. Student career success, educational costs, better acne treatment plans, air purification systems to support fire rescue efforts, and person-to-person lending are among the startup ideas being validated.

November 19 2018

Students pitch change in Lion’s Den competition

Ten teams of students put their best ideas forward Shark-Tank-style during Penn State Beaver’s annual Lion’s Den competition.

November 12 2018

Brad Lashinsky to lead DuBois innovation hub

Brad Lashinsky has been appointed as the program director for the entrepreneurship and innovation hub at Penn State DuBois, part of the Invent Penn State initiative. Lashinsky’s appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2019. He also will serve as a lecturer in business at the DuBois campus.

November 08 2018

Mont Alto LaunchBox provides inspiration and education for entrepreneurs

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will provide inspiration and education for entrepreneurs in November during three events that include an Entrepreneur Information Session on Nov. 12, and an Entrepreneurship Fall Forum on Nov. 14. The third event, an Entrepreneur Workshop, will be held on Nov. 29 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. The events are all free of charge and open to the public.

November 07 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Week events planned in New Kensington

Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates relationships between members of the University and local entrepreneurial communities.

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