Innovation often occurs at the interface between disciplines. In Central Pennsylvania, excellence in engineering and manufacturing meets the life sciences, giving rise to novel materials with broad-ranging applications.
CEO and Chairman
Location: Bellefonte, PA
|NanoHorizons invents, designs, and manufactures advanced nanoscale silver additives that add permanent, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly antimicrobial and performance-enhancing characteristics to consumer, commercial, and industrial products. The company markets its patent-protected, EPA-registered, and Oeko-Tex® approved antimicrobial solution under the SmartSilver® brand.|
Location: State College, PA and Burlingame, CA
|Novasentis, formerly Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc., is the developer of specialized electrical-mechanical polymers (EMPs) for use in actuators and sensors that are ultra-thin, light and flexible. EMP-enabled products have superior tensile and elastic properties and are able to withstand higher stretching and applied forces than competing products, thus offer solutions and opportunities for a range of industries, including consumer electronics and medical devices.|
Walter Lovenberg, Ph.D.
Location: State College, PA
|QuantumBio, Inc., is a software and services company that helps scientists in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic labs improve their understanding of biochemical structure and function through application of quantum mechanics. The company’s innovative technical solutions leverage the precision of quantum mechanics to attain the highest levels of accuracy, performance, and versatility during the drug development process.|