Innovation Showcase

- The first annual Erie Collegiate Innovation Showcase will feature eight innovative projects presented by students from the four Erie County Universities and LECOM.

Each of the finalists will be presenting the most innovative projects as selected by their institution.

More than $3,500 in cash and prizes will be presented for the winning students by a distinguished panel of judges.

The Innovation Collaborative led the effort in cooperation with Gannon University, Penn State Behrend, Edinboro University, LECOM, and Mercyhurst University to help bring greater focus to the entrepreneurial efforts of our local students.

The presentations will follow introductory remarks by County Executive, Kathy Dahlkemper.

Wednesday, April 23 at 5:00 PM. Program begins at 5:15PM and the Awards Ceremony is at 8:15 PM.

Erie Insurance Atrium and Auditorium
Erie Insurance Group
100 Erie Insurance Place
Erie, PA 16530-1104

Introduction by County Executive, Kathy Dahlkemper, Beth Zimmer, Co-chair Innovation Collaborative, and Brian Scott, Co-chair Innovation Collaborative.
Students from Edinboro University, Mercyhurst University, LECOM, Gannon University, and Penn State Behrend will be presenting projects.

Judges include: Jim Ertl – FMC Technologies, Bob Graham – Penn Venture Partners, Keith Kennedy – Erie Insurance Group, Carl Nicolia – BlueTree Allied Angels, Karen Rzepecki – Recap Mason Jars, Robin Scheppner – American Tinning and Galvanizing, Dave Zimmer – Erie Bank

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