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Fall 2020 Startup Challenge Idea Accelerator Winners Announced
Harrisburg LaunchBox is pleased to announce the winners of the Startup Challenge virtual accelerator final pitch competition on November 14, 2020.  The final pitch competition concluded the week-long virtual business idea accelerator, in which a select group of 8 participants...
Fall 2020 Idea TestLab Winners Announced
October 13, 2020 The winners of Harrisburg LaunchBox's Fall 2020 Idea TestLab final pitch competition have been announced.  The October 13th, 2020 final pitch competition concluded the Idea TestLab six-week virtual startup course for community entrepreneurs, in which participants validate...
Winter 2020 Idea TestLab final pitch competition winners announced
July 7, 2020 MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – The winners of the Penn State Harrisburg LaunchBox Idea Test Lab final pitch competition have been announced. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the final pitch competition was held virtually following an intensive six-week startup course for University and...
Watch the Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs Webinar
Missed the Intellectual Property webinar? Watch it here. We had such a great turnout for the April 15th Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs Webinar that we decided to share the video with those who couldn't join us. Watch the live webinar on the Harrisburg...
Winter 2019 Idea TestLab Final Pitch Competition winners announced
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The winners of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Idea Test Lab final pitch competition have been announced. Held this spring, the final pitch followed an intensive five-week startup course for University and community...
Harrisburg LaunchBox in the News
Mason, John M.  "How Innovation Works."  Online article. Seeking Alpha, 26 May 2020.
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January 13 2021

Free program offers safety tips for flying drones

Flying drones safely is the topic of a presentation sponsored by the York LaunchBox at 6 p.m. Feb. 4.
January 8 2021

Students sought for Hazleton LaunchBox virtual entrepreneurship challenge

The Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. is seeking the next generation of innovators for its virtual Teen Entrepreneurship Challenge beginning Tuesday. Feb. 2.
December 7 2020

Harrisburg LaunchBox Startup Challenge ‘final pitch’ winners announced

Harrisburg LaunchBox recently announced the winners of its Startup Challenge “final pitch” competition.
December 4 2020

Business Boot Camp scheduled for Schuylkill County’s aspiring entrepreneurs

Penn State Schuylkill’s Business Boot Camp equips aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge they need to start or expand their business. This six-week adult learning program will meet virtually on Wednesdays, beginning January 13, 2021, and through Feb. 17.
November 25 2020

Penn State startup working on novel approach to treatment of flu complications

A Penn State startup is developing an influenza treatment, still in the early stages of development, that uniquely focuses on re-balancing the host’s immune system post-infection rather than attacking the pathogen, according to a research team at Penn State College of Medicine.
November 25 2020

Global Entrepreneurship Week provides actionable advice and inspires community

In its 12th year, Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State, held Nov. 16-20, featured 58 total virtual events for startups and small businesses.