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January 18 2019

A Summer to Venture

Now entering its third year, Invent Penn State’s Summer Founders Program provides student entrepreneurs with the resources necessary to dedicate a full summer to launching their business ideas.

January 15 2019

Catching up with Kedar Narayan

10-year-old entrepreneur reflects on support from Lehigh Valley LaunchBox

January 14 2019

Happy Valley LaunchBox’s Idea TestLab accepting applications through Feb. 4

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank invites area residents and Penn State students, faculty and staff with unique business ideas to apply to participate in its Idea TestLab. Entry is competitive, and the application deadline is Feb. 4.

January 14 2019

Student entrepreneurs can apply to compete for $30,000 on ‘The Investment’

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program at Penn State is looking for student entrepreneurs to compete in the 2019 Inc. U Competition. Finalists will earn a spot on “The Investment” and a chance to compete for a share of $30,000. Applications are due by Feb. 10.

January 10 2019

Berks LaunchBox to open within GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Penn State Berks will be expanding its entrepreneurship programming with a new innovation hub located within the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, Pennsylvania.

January 07 2019

New Kensington innovation hub ready to help accelerate opportunities

Those at Penn State New Kensington and in the surrounding Alle-Kiski Valley community are invited to explore their ideas at the upcoming 10-week Corner Launchbox Opportunity Accelerator course to be held at the campus’ innovation hub, The Corner, in February through mid-April.

December 12 2018

The year in review, in news and images: A look back at 2018 at Penn State

As 2018 draws to a close, we review a small, representative selection of achievements and visual reflections on the year at Penn State, from among the many University-wide accomplishments in academics, research, athletics, student life and entrepreneurship. View a photo gallery and collection of news highlights at

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.

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