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Are you a student looking to get a great business idea off the ground?

Then Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has the perfect opportunity.

Harrisburg University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) is accepting applications from high school and undergraduate students across the country to participate in the third installment of its launchU Start-up Challenge Competition + Showcase set for May 12, 2022. Applications to participate in this virtual event will be accepted through March 1.

What started as an experiment involving a few HU students has grown into a full-fledged “Shark Tank”-style competition with the help of an incredible network from across the U.S.

Participants will have the opportunity to bring their business idea to life with the help of Harrisburg University faculty, staff, and mentors. Entrants will learn the basics of entrepreneurship, refine their ideas, and pitch them at the capstone competition showcase.

Three winners will be selected by a formal judging committee and awarded prizes. One grand prize winner will be selected to incubate his or her business idea through the Harrisburg University Innovation Lab. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone to present their startup ideas!

For more information and to apply, visit the following link.

About Harrisburg University

Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Harrisburg University is a private non-profit university offering bachelor and graduate degree programs in science, technology, and math fields to a diverse student body. For more information on the University’s affordable demand-driven undergraduate and graduate programs, call 717.901.5146 or email,

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