Partners and Community

Partners and Community

Nursing students practice in the nursing labPenn State Harrisburg works with Penn State Dickinson Law and the Penn State College of Medicine, each of which has significant resources to influence innovation in the Capital Region.

Penn State Harrisburg also has economic development partners in the Capital Region – Ben Franklin Technology Partners, the Venture Investment Forum, the Life Sciences Greenhouse, and the Harrisburg Regional Chamber among them. Along with others in the community, the college is reestablishing the local angel investor group – a critical source of funding for local businesses. Understanding that significant courage and effort go into start-up businesses, the center educates all parties –both entrepreneurs and investors – on managing risk.