Invent Penn State

“The aim of Invent Penn State is to drive job creation, economic development and student career success by connecting researchers with the people who can help bring their discoveries to the marketplace. Penn State is developing a culture that encourages, nurtures and rewards entrepreneurship in all fields of study.” ~Dr. Eric Barron, President, Penn State University

Invent Penn State is a state-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success. Invent Penn State blends entrepreneurship- focused academic programs, business startup training and incubation, funding for commercialization, and university-community collaborations to facilitate the challenging process of turning research discoveries into valuable products and services that can benefit Pennsylvanians and humankind.

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Wherever you are on the entrepreneurial path, Invent Penn State has the resources and opportunities to collaborate, innovate, invest, or grow a business.Invent Penn State fosters a culture of entrepreneurship through innovative collaboration among business, community, and Penn State faculty and students across the Commonwealth.

Visit Invent Penn State website to find information for:

  • Industry partners
  • Investors
  • Penn State inventors
  • Serial inventors
  • Undergraduates
  • Local Startups