The Latest Invent Penn State News
November 28
2023
Accelerate your research impact with NSF I-Corps Short Course

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps Short Course is accepting applications for its virtual January cohort. The no-cost program helps researchers test a startup idea through customer interviews and educational programming on the lean startup methodology.

November 17
2023
Researchers aim to streamline cancer therapy development process

Penn State biomedical engineering doctoral candidate Josh Reynolds and his research lab mates are striving to overcome drug resistance and accelerate drug discovery efforts in the fight against cancer with their startup, Atlas Biotech. 

November 16
2023
Brandywine and Berks LaunchBoxes collaborate for Idea TestLab Pitch Competition

Penn State Brandywine’s and Penn State Berks’ LaunchBoxes collaborated with Penn State Great Valley to hold the Fall 2023 Idea TestLab Pitch Competition on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

November 15
2023
Student’s sports media startup grows rapidly with support from Invent Penn State

Penn State junior and founder of TDAY Sports Justin Leusner shares his experience participating in Invent Penn State’s Summer Founders Program.

November 7
2023
Brandywine student receives funding for small business through Invent Penn State

Khalid Jordan, a third-year business major at Penn State Brandywine, was one of eight Penn State students in the Commonwealth to receive funding for his small business at the 2023 Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference in Hershey on Oct. 16. 

November 7
2023
Invent Penn State and Schreyer Honors College release crossover podcast episode

On a special crossover podcast episode of Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” and Schreyer Honors College’s “Following the Gong,” Dare to Disrupt host Ryan Newman and Associate Vice President for Research James Delattre talk about the entrepreneurial scene at Penn State. 

November 3
2023
StartUp Lehigh Valley holds 5th annual pitch competition

A cutting-edge health monitoring device took home the top prize in the fifth annual Start Up Lehigh Valley pitch competition held Oct. 25 at Factory LLC in Bethlehem. The event was sponsored in part by the Penn State Lehigh Valley LaunchBox. Tina Q. Richardson, Penn State Lehigh Valley chancellor, presented $4,500 in prizes on behalf of the Lehigh Valley Launchbox — a $3,000 Founders Award and three $500 Boost Awards.

October 31
2023
Altoona LaunchBox to host webinar on bankable businesses Nov. 14

The Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family will present the “Is My Business Bankable” webinar from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.14, via Zoom. Terry Powers, senior vice president and regional manager at M&T Bank, will help participants determine what they need to do to improve the financial profile of their business.

October 31
2023
Health care professional launches CPR instruction startup with LaunchBox support

McKeesport community member Shalay Williams, with support from Mon Valley LaunchBox powered by Penn State Greater Allegheny, provides CPR certification classes to her local community through her business, Care Heart CPR.

October 27
2023
Cybersecurity for Small Business Conference set for Nov. 15 at Hazleton campus

A conference designed to arm small businesses with the knowledge to defend themselves against potential cyberattacks will be held at Penn State Hazleton on Wednesday, Nov. 15. It is free and open to the public.