When you invest in us, we invest in you.


When you invest in us, we invest in you.

Waiting until an emerging technology risk is well-understood robs your business of competitive edge. We help you discover and validate new products and services before you make an investment.

When you become a partner, you get access to:

Innovation infrastructure at low cost

High brand awareness among leading entrepreneurs

Early access to cutting edge technology research

Access to Harrisburg University facility and network

Networking opportunities

Brand association with a leading University

Benefits for Innovation Partners

Principal Innovator

Chief Innovator

Champion Innovator

$10,000 / year

$15,000 / year

$25,000 / year

Innovate using Emerging Technology ‐ AI, Machine Learning, Gamefication, Biotechnology, Data Analytics & more

Research the value of the technology

Develop strategy for your business using the technology

Access to an advanced suite of collaboration, analysis and decision support tools

Access to Subject Matter Experts ‐ one on one time

Define a prototype of the solution

Access to immersive simulations and simulators, high‐ definition visualization & Labs

Build a prototype at low cost before you invest $$$

Marketing/Branding Opportunities

Public recognition on CIE website, marketing materials, university signage, events, event programs and signage, etc.

Small logo

Medium logo

Large logo

Company profile link ‐ out on CIE site – linked logo to a page of sponsor’s choice.

Testimonial on CIE site, including headshot and/or logo

Invitation to special events for CIE programs, such as Emerging Technology company Leaders and Other Industry partner welcome receptions, graduation ceremonies, etc.

One (1) invitation/ attendee

Two (2)

Three (3)

Event booth at summits, career fairs, community forums, etc.

invitations/ attendees

invitations/ attendees

Educational Content Opportunities

One (1) event
Two (2) events
Three (3) events

Opportunity to provide presentation proposals for CIE programs, such as Conversations in Innovation & Incubator Meetups

Opportunity to provide resources (case studies or white papers) for CIE members ‐ Innovators & Entrepreneurs

One (1)

Two (2)

Three (3)

Opportunity for featured speaker in startup community forum – open to public, live ‐ streamed, recorded, and published on website

Talent Development (Recruitment & Hiring Opportunities )

Ability to recruit at events/trainings and career fairs

Events Meeting Space

HU facilities Use (Philadelphia or Harrisburg) for product launches, user group meetings, special receptions, briefings, client meetings, etc.

Half day

1.5 full days or 3 half days

3 full or 6 half days

Additional Opportunities

Additional tiered sponsorship opportunity for joint Innovation events to your targeted audience

First mover advantage in technology transfer from HU research

Have a business idea you want to launch?


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Harrisburg, PA 17101