Starting a Business

Resources to help you achieve your business vision

Ready to Make It Happen?

Your ideas have value. Take a step. Make It Happen.

Where to start?

Agricultural Sciences students

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• Take a class in entrepreneurship.

• Connect with Invent Penn State.

• Compete in business pitch competitions like Ag Springboard.



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• Explore the College of Agricultural Sciences' research commercialization and the RAIN grant program.

• Explore Invent Penn State

• Check out Ben Franklin TechCelerator @ State College.

PSU Small Business Development Center

Want to run a better ag or food business?

Check out workshops and support from Penn State Extension.


Resources for faculty exploring market applications of their research and inventions.