Startup’s recent success tied to Penn State entrepreneurial ecosystem

CEO Hunter Swisher worked with various Penn State units to launch and grow his startup, including The Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank, the Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic and IP Clinic, Penn State’s Office of Technology Management, the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and PennTAP.

Five Penn State research teams earn Manufacturing PA Innovation Grants

Penn State News. Penn State has been awarded five grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Manufacturing PA initiative. The initiative awarded $2 million across 29 grants in total and will bring together government, industry and higher education in holistic collaboration to spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector.

WPPSEF Awards Grant to PennTAP for Alternative Energy Technology Education Project

West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund. WPPSEF has awarded a grant to Penn State University’s Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP), amounting in $25,000, to enable a workforce and education development project surrounding alternative energy technology at the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute (FCCTI).