The Erie Technology Incubator at Gannon University (ETI) is pleased to announce the graduation of Green Lighting LED and its upcoming move to a new manufacturing, fulfillment, and administrative office location at 1856-B East 10th Street, here in Erie.
Incorporated as JCR Sales & Mfg, in 2007, Green Lighting LED was ... (more)
CARLISLE, PA – On Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 3:00 PM, three entrepreneurs will present their business plan concepts to a panel of judges (for educational purposes) as the Capstone to the Ben Franklin TechCelerator @ Carlisle program. The BF TechCelerator @ Carlisle is located at 453 Lincoln ... (more)
On May 15, 2014, the Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (www.sgicc.org) will announce the four winners of their Shale Gas Innovation Contest. More than 80 applicants entered this year’s competition, and 13 Finalists have been named. Each winner will receive a check for $25,000. Click on http://www.sgicc.org/shale-gas-innovation-contest.html ... (more)
STATE COLLEGE, PA – For more than 30 years, Ben Franklin Technology Partners has been investing in central and northern Pennsylvania’s entrepreneurs, tech-based start-ups, and small manufacturers. The Center’s goal is to support the development of innovative technologies, which when commercialized, create new companies and more job opportunities ... (more)
The TechCelerator @State College is inviting area entrepreneurs to participate in their next 10-Week Boot Camp for business startups. This exciting program has launched 20 companies in the first two years! If you have a new, tech-based business idea that you’ve been wondering how to commercialize, this Boot Camp is ... (more)
Two startups that entered the BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest have each won $25,000 cash prizes from Ben Franklin Technology Partners. www.cnp.benfranklin.org
The first winner, Nina Jenkins with Penn State University’s Department of Entomology and her business partner, Giovani Bellicanta, have developed a patent-pending, non-toxic, bio-pesticide that successfully removes and ... (more)
Linear Acoustic® is the leading authority in multichannel loudness control, upmixing, and distribution solutions for digital television.
See an interview with the three emerging entrepreneurs who recently presented their business plan concepts to a panel of potential investors and industry professionals as the Capstone to the two month Ben Franklin TechCelerator program.
Take a virtual tour of the TechCelerator, a designated, shared workspace located in the HRC-CREDC Business Incubator. Participants receive $1,000 in a seed account to get them started on developing their business plan. Successful candidates who complete the program can compete for $10,000 to jump start their business.
Pro Barrier Engineering LLC is a Pennsylvania-based company that designs and builds anti-terrorism vehicle barriers and provides related perimeter security. (more)
Reclamere is a secure IT asset management company. The company also develops and deploys certified digital data destruction and recovery services. (more)
SoftGenetics, LLC is an established leader in the genetic analysis software market, and has become the world leader in providing effective, biologist friendly, easy-to-use, software tools. (more)
ERIE, PA –NSF International, a public health and safety company that writes standards for food, water, and consumer goods, has given BRL Solutions’ Trick Shot™ an H-1 lubricant rating which approves it for use in food and beverage processing areas. Click here to learn more: BRL NSF Approval
On September 18, 2012, the Center’s Board of Directors approved an investment totaling $370,000 in four companies located in the 32-county footprint served by the program. To learn more, click here: 9-18-12 BFTP/CNP Board Meeting
ERIE, PA — Since the first announcement in March, 2011, regarding the Erie Innovation Fund - a partnership between Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) and the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority (ECGRA) - there have been dozens of inquires about how to access this exciting opportunity that provides ... (more)
Web copywriting expert, Holly Buchanan, is sharing her expertise on how to create online content that produces optimal results. Click for more details: Writing for the Web
ERIE, PA — The Erie Innovation Fund, a partnership between the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, recently invested in two Erie-based start-ups: CE Convergence, LLC and @Home FMS, LLC. (more)
Click here to learn more: Ben Franklin Invests $1.7 Million in PA