Penn State Abington LaunchBox

Penn State Abington LaunchBox

Don't Quit Your Daydream

Have an idea? A dream? A passion? Tell the LaunchBox!

 
 
Provide information about your invention or business …  
  • What is your idea?
  • How far in development are you?
  • What do you need help with?
… and if you don't know what you need, answering this question is where we begin!
 

Penn State Abington Launch Box

 

What can LaunchBox do for you today?

Designed to inspire creativity, Penn State Abington LaunchBox is where innovators and entrepreneurs can go to tap into the skills and expertise of Penn State Abington students and faculty. Members of the entrepreneur/innovator community in Abington who wish to access any of the following services should contact Dr. Gary Calore by email» :

Business Planning

Referrals to the Penn State Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic»

  • Access to professionals and experts who can help with common entrepreneurial challenges:
    • Intellectual property law
    • Marketing and promotion
    • Obtaining loans and investors
    • Crowdfunding
    • Accessing Abington’s economic development system
    • Manufacturing

Prototyping at Abington Innovation Center»

  • Early-stage product ideation and design
  • Computer-aided drawing and modeling
  • 3D object scanning
  • 3D printing
  • CNC routing
  • Laser engraving
  • Traditional power stationary and hand tools

Collaboration Space at Abington Innovation Center»

  • Beautiful setting in the former dining room of Rosenwald Mansion
  • Whiteboard and ideation materials (post-its, markers, etc.)
  • Projector and projection screen
  • High-end computing with the help of Penn State faculty and student interns
  • Tables configurable for conferencing or working groups and seating for up to 14 persons
  • Presentation configuration can accommodate up to 30 persons

Abington Innovation Center

 

Abington Innovation Center

 

Abington LaunchBox is an affiliate with the Abington Innovation Center.

Abington Innovation Center is a space dedicated to the activities of the Abington Innovation Program, an exciting partnership between Penn State Abington and Abington Art Center, facilitated and supported by Invent Penn State.

Designed to inspire creativity, the Innovation Center is a community focused makerspace and collaborative workspace located at Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, just minutes from the Penn State Abington primary campus.

The Innovation Center intentionally blurs the lines between digital and analogue fabrication and between art, technology, and business. Whether your goal is to MAKE for personal growth or entrepreneurial purposes, the Innovation Center can help you turn ideas into reality and discover your inner creativity.

Affiliations

     

Invent Penn State

Invent Penn State

Abington Innovation Center

Abington Innovation Center

Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington

Abington Art Center

Abington Art Center

Abington Township Economic Development Committee

Abington Township EDC

Penn State in Philadelphia

Penn State in Philly

 

Penn State Abington Launch Box