FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 17, 2013
ERIE, PA– After reviewing dozens of applications, preliminary judging is complete, and six finalists have been identified in Ben Franklin’s BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest. This year’s BIG IDEA Contest, which focused on the counties located in Northwest Pennsylvania, generated a huge response from the ... (more)
On May 7, 2013, the Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center (www.sgicc.org), an initiative that identifies and helps commercialize technologies that enhance responsible stewardship of the environment while creating jobs in the Commonwealth, announced the three $25,000 winners of their Innovation Contest.
Following a panel discussion on new ... (more)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2013
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ERIE, PA - Would you be interested in hearing from an “Industry Guy” how he uses social networks and digital media to prospect, connect with new customers, and grow revenue? Andy Martin is ... (more)
A Ben Franklin Technology Partners www.cnp.benfranklin.org portfolio company, DuraTite Systems, is pleased to announce that their first product, a start collar duct fitting, will be now available at more than 350 Home Depot stores across the United States, including the Erie location.
The company, which joined the Erie Technology Incubator ... (more)
Three emerging entrepreneurs from Penn State University, who recently participated in the TechCelerator’s Four-Week Boot Camp, just won $100,000 and took third place in Vodafone’s Wireless Innovation Project Competition™. The California-based Foundation, Vodafone Americas, recently awarded a total of $600,000 to the creators of three mobile solutions.
The winners, Zhiwen Liu, Associate Professor ... (more)
For 30 years, Ben Franklin has been investing in central and northern Pennsylvania’s entrepreneurs, tech-based start-ups, and small manufacturers with the goal of assisting them in developing new technologies, hiring additional employees, and increasing sales. For more information on the program, click on http://www.cnp.benfranklin.org
At the March Board Meeting, the ... (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