Berks IdeaTest lab

Berks Idea TestLab helps Cedar Meadow Meats

When Penn State alumni Gareth Yoder (Berks 2014) and Joy Beam (University Park 2017) came up with an idea for a business, they needed some direction about how to get started so they turned to the Penn State Berks Idea TestLab for assistance.

Berks LaunchBox keeps entrepreneurs moving forward

The Berks LaunchBox has re-tooled its consulting and classes to continue to help startups, small businesses and dreamers to keep moving forward during this difficult time. Staff members are available from 8 a.m.­ to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, by appointment for virtual meetings and assistance.

Entrepreneurs invited to apply for Berks Idea TestLab

Budding entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the Penn State Berks Idea TestLab, a six-week series of workshops that will provide commercialization training and mentorship, as well as the opportunity to apply for micro-grants, for up to 30 startup teams per year.