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Events & Programs
Check out CIE’s networking events, competitions, and educational programs!
Learn about CIE's Entrepreneurial Center
Our Entrepreneurial Center is now open!
Learn about our new space in Strawberry Square!
Get to know our incubator program!
Learn about our current incubatees and what it takes to be a part of our program!
When you become a partner, you get access to:
Innovation infrastructure at a low cost
Access to Harrisburg University facility & network
Early access to cutting edge technology research
Brand association with a leading University
Strong brand awareness with leading entrepreneurs
|BUSINESS INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP PACKAGES|
|Research the value of technology, evaluate data, and/or address business needs using student working groups with faculty and staff oversight from Harrisburg University||BASE|
|Develop strategies for your business using the technology developed or data studied||BASE|
|Access to subject matter experts on HU faculty and staff||BASE|
|Define a prototype, design framework, or develop and determine feasibility of the solution||BASE|
|Access to immersive simulations and simulators, high-definition visualization & laboratories at Harrisburg University when applicable||BASE|
|Build a prototype at low cost before you invest in full development||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|Public recognition on CIE website as a partner, marketing materials, university signage, events, event programs and signage, etc.||BASE
(Company Logo & Link)
|Company profile link-out on CIE site—linked logo to a page of sponsor’s choice.||BASE|
|Testimonial on CIE site, including headshot and/or logo||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|Invitation to CIE annual innovation awards ceremonies and free registration for company affiliated attendees to CIE programs||BASE|
|Additional sponsorship package for participation with CIE programs||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|Enhanced package of student and faculty support dependent on scope of project defined by partner||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|EDUCATIONAL CONTENT OPPORTUNITIES|
|Opportunity to provide presentation proposals for CIE programs, such as Conversations in Innovation & Incubator Meetups||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|Opportunity to provide resources (case studies or white papers) for CIE members - Innovators & Entrepreneurs||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|Opportunity for featured speaker in startup community forum – open to public, live-streamed recorded, and published on website||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|TALENT DEVELOPMENT (Recruitment & Hiring Opportunities)|
|Ability to recruit and network at CIE programs and events, as defined by CIE||BASE|
|Work directly with Harrisburg University Career Services to cultivate relationships for recruitment needs||BASE|
|EVENTS MEETING SPACE|
|Use of HU facilities for your product launches, user group meetings, special receptions, briefings, client meetings, etc.||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|Additional tiered sponsorship opportunity for joint Innovation events to your targeted audience||PLATINUM PARTNERS|
|First mover advantage in technology transfer from HU research||PLATINUM PARTNERS|