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