DuBois, PA – Next Thursday, you’ll get the opportunity to get a first-hand look at the new LaunchBox program from Penn State DuBois, which is now housed in one of the historical bank buildings in Downtown DuBois, at the corner of Brady Street and East Long Avenue.

It will be part of the final DuBois Chamber Business Connections Luncheon of the year. The lunch is on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 11 to 1:30.

Tickets are $25 and include a catered lunch, networking, and a speech from Brad Lashinsky from Penn State DuBois, who will explain how LaunchBox could give new businesses a chance to grow in the DuBois community.

Reservations are appreciated. Please call the DuBois Chamber of Commerce to learn more about the program and make your reservations at 814-371-5010.

The North Central PA Launchbox and Innovation Collaborative PSU-DuBois Campus is a partnership focused on supporting manufacturing competitiveness and workforce needs, growing and attracting talented entrepreneurs and innovators, and creating the new high-knowledge, high-technology businesses for the region.

Penn State DuBois serves as the convener to facilitate partnerships with and between businesses, education, industry, and economic and community development stakeholders to form a functional ecosystem for providing facilities and programming for industrial research and development, P-20 STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) educational and professional programming, business and community development, and workforce training and development for regional industries.

Click Here to visit the LaunchBox website to learn more.

Listen to the full interview with Brad Lashinsky, who is in charge of our local LaunchBox.