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Students work in Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons idea lab

Behrend lab at center of new business innovation network

The Innovation Commons idea lab at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has advanced more than 50 business projects. New funding will establish three additional labs across Erie County. The Innovation Commons idea lab has advanced more than 50 Erie business projects.
Students work in Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons lab.

Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons idea lab

Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons idea lab has provided 3D printing, product design, CAD assistance and consulting on more than 50 business projects.

Three students work in the Innovation Commons idea lab at Penn State Behrend

Behrend lab at center of new business innovation network

The Innovation Commons idea lab has advanced more than 50 Erie business projects.
Three students work in the Innovation Commons idea lab at Penn State Behrend

Innovation Beehive Network at Penn State Behrend

Students in Penn State Behrend's Innovation Commons idea lab have provided 3D printing, product design, CAD assistance and consulting on more than 50 business projects. The model will expand to three other labs, thanks to grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Ignite Erie Industry+University Business Acceleration Collaborative.

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Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
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State senators to discuss key issues during Penn State Behrend visit

Three members of the Pennsylvania State Senate will discuss key issues, including the budget, the opioid epidemic and funding for Erie’s public schools, during a visit to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The program begins at 6 p.m. in Room 001 of the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center.
The Pennsylvania State Capitol building

Pennsylvania Capitol complex

Three members of the Pennsylvania State Senate will discuss key issues during a visit to Penn State Behrend on Sept. 13.

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14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

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