PennTAP News & Announcements
With the addition of three new technical advisors in the past year, we are positioned to cultivate deeper client and community relationships across the six major regions of the state (click map below). We're excited to showcase our growth and offer opportunities to increase our support of your business needs. Keep an eye out for future communication about your specific county advisor and PennTAP support available to your business.

We are seeking a technical advisor in Southeastern PA. The advisor will be responsible for relationship building with industry, project identification and implementation, reporting, student engagement and more. Learn more and apply.

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Companies and Penn State faculty and staff came together on Feb. 17 at Innovation Park for the inaugural Industry Innovation Summit, which featured panels, speakers and educational sessions that furthered discussion about innovation in industry while facilitating connections between industry and faculty members. Read more.
Upcoming Webinars & Events
Hosted by PennTAP
Date: March 17, 2022
Time: 11:00 am – Noon
Faculty and staff from Penn State Behrend, home of the largest academic plastics training lab in the nation, will share information about cutting-edge research, state-of-the-art facilities, academic programming, continuing education for plastics workers, and industry/university partnership opportunities. Learn more and register.
Hosted by the NWIRC
Date: March 8, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn State DuBois

Attend this highly interactive workshop to learn the necessary conditions to create a high-performing organization, how to measure and establish the correct performance metrics and how to construct a strategy that achieves a competitive market advantage. Learn more and register.
Hosted by the Penn State Materials Research Institute
Date: March 17, 2022
Time: 9:30 - 11:00 am

The Materials Spotlight Series is designed to create connections and spark discussions between industry and Penn State faculty and students that lead to productive research collaborations. Learn more and register.
Hosted by Invent Penn State
Dates: April 28 & 29, 2022

The Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference is one of the largest tech startup conferences in the Mid-Atlantic – bringing in over 800 attendees including 70+ startup ventures and 40+ investment firms from across the country. The conference highlights innovations from high growth and emerging markets including IT, Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Biotechnology, Healthcare, B2B and B2C among others. Register now to attend the conference. The deadline for entrepreneurs to apply to participate in Venture Connection, an opportunity for capital-seeking entrepreneurs to meet with potential investors, is March 4.