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2013

Bedbug Remedy Startup Wins $10,000 Top Prize
December 16, 2013
Dr. Nina Jenkins' team is the second from the College of Agricultural Sciences to win the startup competition this year
Donley: Focus on Mission to Grow a Business
December 10, 2013
Former president and CEO of Tangent Rail Corp. shared lessons learned from business success and failure Nov. 21 during GE Week at Penn State
Next week: E&I Open House and Bill Donley Talks Venture Financing for GE Week
November 15, 2013
The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program hosts an open house Wednesday and former Tangent Corp. President & CEO Bill Donley speaks on Thursday during Global Entrepreneurship Week at Penn State
Ruffed Outdoors Launches Crowd-Sourcing Financing Campaign
November 5, 2013
Less than a year old, Ruffed Outdoors is working to leverage its initial success into a successful KickStarter campaign to finance a small-run production of jackets, pants and hats.
‘Whatever it takes’ to Solve Malnourishment Among Children in Africa, says Founder of Project Peanut Butter
October 31, 2013
Dr. Mark Manary speaks about the relentless problem-solving that has helped 500,000 children and revolutionized treatment of deadly malnourishment among children in Africa
Penn State Ag students help launch national contest, in Washington, D.C.
October 18, 2013
Contest urges student solutions to feed the world
Project Peanut Butter founder to speak Tuesday, Oct. 22
October 17, 2013
Learn the story of Project Peanut Butter, a social entrepreneurial venture to address malnutrition for children in Africa when founder Dr. Mark Manary speaks on the Penn State campus Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Innovative senior raises black soldier flies for future business
October 4, 2013
Senior Fengchun Yang taught himself how to sustain a population of black soldier flies. But his work may lead to even bigger market and solution: use of the larvae as a protein source in poultry feed.
Researchers receive grants aimed at technology commercialization
September 13, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Four research projects with high potential for technology commercialization have received grants through a Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences program designed to spur innovation. The college's Research Applications for Innovation Grants -- known as RAIN Grants -- provide financial support that enables researchers in the college to realize the commercial potential of ongoing research projects.
New E&I Minor Offers Opportunity
August 22, 2013
Food and Bio-Innovation is one of five areas of emphasis in a newly created Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) — a 'great mechanism to bring students' ideas to life'
Interseeder Technologies wins $7,500 TechCelerator Award
June 13, 2013
Congratulations to Corey Dillon and Chris Houser and the Interseeder Technologies team for their commercialization plan that won a $7,500 TechCelerator Award Tuesday, June 11.
Harbaughs Support Growing E&I Effort
June 6, 2013
Earl and Kay Harbaugh consistently and generously support the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program
Standing aquaponics on its head
May 20, 2013
How can a small urban space produce a lot of fresh vegetables? By standing conventional wisdom on its head and a shipping container on its end.
Focus key to Red Bull rise, innovation success, says Vriens
April 11, 2013
Focus key to Red Bull rise, innovation success, says Vriens
Former Red Bull-USA executive speaks April 9
March 29, 2013
Hershey’s Innovation Chief and former Red Bull-USA executive Hans Vriens to speak at Harbaugh Entrepreneurship Forum, April 9.
Two student business teams earn seed money at AG-60
March 29, 2013
How do you describe your business vision in 60 seconds or less? Student business teams did just that to earn seed money at AG-60, 2013.
Entrepreneurs tell their stories, offer advice during Start-up Week
March 29, 2013
Entrepreneurs tell their stories and offer advice to students.
2013 Harbaugh Forum on Entrepreneurship
March 28, 2013
The 2013 Harbaugh Forum on Entrepreneurship features former Red Bull-USA executive Hans Vriens April 9.
Now Accepting Video Pitches for AG-60 Competition
March 8, 2013
We are now accepting 60-second video presentations for the AG-60 student entrepreneurship competition for a chance to win $200.