A team of researchers in the Penn State School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science aims to enable health care and extended reality — which encompasses virtual, augmented and mixed reality — with their smart sensing ring, OmniRing.
A team of researchers in the Penn State School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science aims to enable healthcare and extended reality — which encompasses virtual, augmented and mixed reality — with their smart sensing ring, OmniRing.
Community member Aquito Young is the CEO and founder of Koveroo Bedding, selling patent-pending blankets with an integrated pouch that covers the feet as well as the back side of the legs for full coverage and warmth. In fall 2022, Koveroo participated in the Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank FastTrack Accelerator program.
Penn State’s I-Corps Short Course is accepting applications for its June cohort. The no-cost program helps researchers test a startup idea through customer discovery and lean startup methodology.
Community member Münire Bozdemir participated in the Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank FastTrack Accelerator program with her startup, MyMoon Storytelling, which uses the power of interactive stories to build thoughtful, effective and affordable learning experiences for young children in as many languages as possible.
In the latest episode of Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast, alumnus Ryan Owen shares his experiences as a Wall Street trader, the unique internship opportunities Penn State connected him to as a student, as well as his experience being in the World Trade Center on 9/11.
The Digital Foundry at New Kensington has been selected as one of four regional makerspaces through southwestern Pennsylvania’s winning federal Build Back Better grant initiative. The ARM Institute announced the $1.5 million award to the Digital Foundry as part of southwestern Pennsylvania’s “New Economy Collaborative.”
The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) celebrated its 25th anniversary of assisting Pennsylvania small business owners and entrepreneurs on May 2. Since its inception, the Penn State SBDC has helped develop more than 1,100 business plans.
On March 22, Fayette LaunchBox and the Readiness Institute jointly organized a professional skill-building workshop as part of Invent Penn State Startup Week 2023 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.
The Fayette LaunchBox has announced the winners of its third annual Shark Tank competition, held April 20 at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus.