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Research Commercialization

The College of Agricultural Sciences is committed to fostering technology development and bringing research to the marketplace through the transfer of technologies to existing and start-up companies.

With substantial support from the Office of Research and Graduate Education, the College of Agricultural Sciences has committed to building a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators within the faculty and students. Research Application for INovation (RAIN) grants program, offers competitive funds for college researchers to translate their results to the marketplace. The college partners with the Office of Industrial Partnership to identify industrial partnership opportunities and connect college researchers to the technical challenges and needs of industry.

Entrepreneurship News

Callie Rojewski explains how the entrepreneurial mindset helped her build a career out of work she loves.
Meet Entrepreneur Callie Rojewski
October 15, 2018
Recent PSU grad Callie Rojewski — who started her first business as a student — tells her story at an Ag Springboard Open House Oct. 22, 5-6:30, 6 Armsby.
Bold Foods served crickets and pasta made with crickets at NYC markets during spring and summer 2018.
Bold Foods Founder Tells His Story Sept. 18
September 10, 2018
Treating judges to samples of pasta made with cricket powder helped Weslie Khoo and Haoshu Zhang’s team win the $7,500 grand prize at the Ag Springboard student business pitch contest in 2017.
Get Ready for Ag Springboard 2019
August 30, 2018
Meet young entrepreneurs and get career prep advice at the fall 2018 Ag Springboard open houses. Join us Sept. 18, Oct. 22 and Nov. 13!