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$50,000 endowment for innovation established with the help of Gasbarre Products
DuBois, Pa. – Gasbarre Products, a long-time partner and friend of Penn State DuBois, continues to invest in regional innovation with the establishment of the Gasbarre Products LaunchBox Endowment in support of the North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn...
$50,000 Miller Fabrications Solutions LaunchBox Endowment established
DuBois, PA – After touring the North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn State DuBois and visiting the Idea Lab on the Penn State DuBois campus, Dave Miller, Miller Fabrication Solutions’ chairman of the board, established the Miller Fabrication Solutions...
Lehman, Raffeinner, and Treaster win tabletop challenge for the NCPA LaunchBox Idea Lab
DuBois, PA – Innovation is all about finding solutions and this tabletop challenge was no different. Located in the Swift building on the Penn State DuBois campus is a student gathering area containing round tables with openings in them, previously...
The North Central PA LaunchBox welcomed guests for the official grand opening
DUBOIS, Pa., - The North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn State DuBois celebrated the official grand opening, almost three years after being established as a regional center for entrepreneurship and economic growth. “Given the significance of the LaunchBox mission,...
March 17 LaunchBox event to provide overview of $50,000 BIG Idea Contest
DuBOIS, Pa. – The North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn State DuBois will host an informational event on this year’s BIG Idea Contest, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, at the LaunchBox Event Center, 2 E....
NCPA LaunchBox helps bring Beaver Commons to life at DuBois Area High School
DuBOIS, Pa. – A job recently completed by the North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn State DuBois has helped to further the LaunchBox mission of community development and partnership.  A wall covering measuring 19 feet long and nearly 6...
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September 22 2022

Graduate student complements coursework with hands-on assistantship

Penn State graduate student Amanda Enns is creating an action plan for small to medium-sized businesses to best approach Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations. Enns, who is pursuing a master’s degree through the Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (ELIM) program in the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, is complementing her coursework with an assistantship through...
September 20 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to host Grow With Google webinar

Join the Altoona LaunchBox, supported by the Hite family and Abington LaunchBox, for the Grow with Google webinar on Oct. 4.
September 15 2022

Entrepreneurship the focus of Penn State Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Ladies program

"Is Entrepreneurship in my DNA?" That was the overarching theme of Penn State Lehigh Valley’s latest LaunchBox Ladies event touting three highly motivated PSU-LV students who’ve already started their own venture or are part of a family business.
September 15 2022

Philanthropy creates transformative experiences for students, faculty

Thanks to Penn State’s Returning Seniors Fund, senior Maddie Holmberg Nickal was able to return to the track – and return to the University for a master’s degree in nutritional science through World Campus. It’s one of the many ways that supporters of “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence” have helped Penn State students and faculty to pursue their...
September 9 2022

Alumna-founded startup Argolytics joins NSF I-Corps National Teams program

In 2018, Serensits launched Argolytics and flagship product Trendable, a software that enables manufacturers to easily collect, analyze and report quality-control data. This past spring, Serensits participated in the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) National Teams program — an immersive, entrepreneurial training program that facilitates the transformation of invention to impact for participating teams nationwide.
August 30 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to host ‘Creating Company Culture' webinar Sept. 13

The Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family will presnt “Creating Company Culture” from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, via Zoom.