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Preserving Our Planet: How Local Businesses are Making a Difference

For millions, Earth Day is a time to give pause and focus on the impact our behaviors have on the planet. For more than four decades, April 22 has marked the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, which began in 1970. 

Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference: The Significance and Impact

New Investment Showcase will move Brilliant Ideas from Imaginations to Markets

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Top Picks for Your Venture & IP Conference Weekend

October 6-7, 2016

Invent Penn State: Facilitating Connections and Creating an Ecosystem Where Entrepreneurs Can Thrive

An exclusive interview with Nena Ellis Koschny, Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications for Invent Penn State

In just its first year of operation, the Invent Penn State initiative has created or strengthened several new promising programs to support a culture of entrepreneurship in the Penn State community across the Commonwealth: 

Recent TechCelerator Graduate Develops Technology to Improve Virus Detection

You may be familiar with influenza, as you’ve likely suffered through it once or twice, but you may not know just how likely it is to get a false negative back from the swab test done at the doctor’s office. Therefore, early detection of a virus is crucial for the diagnosis and treatment of human infectious diseases. 

Recent TechCelerator graduate—and winner of the $10,000 prize—Virolock Technologies may hold the key to a process that greatly improves the detection of viruses causing infectious diseases, like influenza, herpes, Zika Virus, Ebola, and hepatitis C, etc. 

The ViroLock Technologies team includes two Penn State faculty researchers (Mauricio Terrones and Siyang Zheng) and two post-doctoral researchers (Yin-Ting Yeh (Tim) and Nestor Perea Lopez).

Recent TechCelerator Graduate Develops Technology to Improve Virus Detection

You may be familiar with influenza, as you’ve likely suffered through it once or twice, but you may not know just how likely it is to get a false negative back from the swab test done at the doctor’s office. Therefore, early detection of a virus is crucial for the diagnosis and treatment of human infectious diseases.

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