Enhancing Pennsylvania’s Competitive Advantage in a 21st Century Energy Economy

The 1st Annual Innovation Conference, June 2-3, is focusing on additive manufacturing with specific interest in 3D printing. Our three keynote speakers include Brian Slocum, Robert Zubrickie, and Denise Brinley. Ms. Brinley’s keynote abstract, “Enhancing Pennsylvania’s Competitive Advantage in a 21st Century Energy Economy” can be view here. Denise is the Special… Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Growing in Popularity from Grade School through College

NEPIRC, Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, is a not-for-profit organization that has been providing world-class professional services exclusively to manufacturers throughout northeastern and northern Pennsylvania since 1988. NEPIRC is one of our Gold Sponsors of the 1st Annual Innovation Conference. NEPIRC provides a variety of consulting services relative to the… Read more »

What is 3D Printing Anyway? An Interview with Innovation Conference Keynote Speaker, Brian Slocum

The Innovation Conference will include Brian Slocum, Managing Director, Wilbur Powerhouse Prototyping Lab, Lehigh University, as a Keynote Speaker.  Brian has been working with Additive Manufacturing since his return to Lehigh in 2002 when he took over responsibility for their first FDM printer. Since that time, he has been instrumental in growing… Read more »

Get To Know The Innovation Conference!

The 1st Annual Innovation Conference, brought to you by TecBridge and the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship at Wilkes University is a conference entirely devoted to emerging technologies in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region with proven opportunity for economic development.  Additive Manufacturing, a.k.a. 3D printing, is revolutionizing manufacturing as well as… Read more »

College Roommate Matching Can Improve University Retention Rates Thanks To 2015 BPC Winning Team!

The Business Plan Competition features both college and non-collegiate teams and now the 2016 Innovation Challenge. 2015 BPC winners included the non-collegiate winning team My College Roomie. One year later, the team continues to grow and is making great contributions to the academic community’s ability to improve student retention rates. “Advanced… Read more »

NEPA College Chosen for Additive Manufacturing Center

What is “Additive Manufacturing”? “Additive manufacturing is technologically more advanced than traditional manufacturing and offers more efficient methods of forming metal and other materials into highly complex shapes and parts. The process uses materials such as plastics, carbon, fiber, or metal to produce three-dimensional objects. Rather than printing out a… Read more »