Never Stop Dreaming
- Early Stage Advisory and Mentorship
- Educational and Inspirational Events
- Coworking Space
- Legal and intellectual property services
- Maker Space
Interested in early stage advisory services?
Business Advisory & Mentoring
We’re here to help. Whether you are looking for ongoing guidance, a session or two to get some general guidance or interested in learning more about starting your business, we’re ready to help.
The Great Valley LaunchBox offers many different types of events. From our annual Lion Cage pitch competition and StartUp Weekends to our Founder Speaker series and Technical Events you will find a like-minded community at the Great Valley LaunchBox
In the newly opened Knowledge Commons there is plenty of space to work. There are plenty of open work areas for individuals or small groups as well as break out rooms that can be reserved by visiting the reception desk. There is even a self service cafe right in the Commons.
As part of the Penn State Great Valley REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship, this state-of-the-art facility is equipped and software, such as multiple 3D printers, Waterjet machining center, HAAS CNC Milling Machine, a laser engraver, and other shop tools.
Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic
Provides a variety of free legal services related to startups.
Penn State Law Intellectual Property Clinic
Provides entrepreneurs free assistance to determine if they have intellectual property and how to protect it.
news & events
Great Valley LaunchBox Student Pitch Day
October 23, 2020
Penn State Great Valley Announces Great Valley LaunchBox
May 5, 2020
Local entrepreneur brings birds’ sounds inside through passion project
September 19, 2019
Program Director & Entrepreneur-In-Residence
Doug Schumer PhD
Marketing and Events
Engineering Lab and Maker Space Manager
The University is offering a LaunchBox Matching Program — a one-to-one match for gifts of $25,000 and above that are directed toward entrepreneurship centers at Penn State campuses. Your gift could have double the impact and create lasting support to the Great Valley LaunchBox endowment.
To learn more about supporting the Great Valley LaunchBox, contact Erica McLeod, Director of Campus Development, 610-648-3279.
Tools for Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Industry
Our Navigators are built with you in mind. See what Penn State has to offer.
The Resource Navigator showcases entrepreneurship and innovation resources in Penn State University communities across Pennsylvania.
The Intellectual Property Navigator is a showcase of Penn State University’s intellectual property available for licensing.
The Startup Navigator is a showcase of startups with Penn State DNA.