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Event DetailsFacility Tour / Presentation
October 5, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
90 Lawton Ln
Milton, PA 17847
The Bucknell University SBDC invites members of the community to celebrate the Grand Opening of a MakerSpace in Milton, PA. This event will be:
1.) Recognizing the importance of the Maker Movement in education to the future of the nation’s manufacturing industry; 2.) Celebrating startup firm MakerEDU's collaboration with CSIU to create a MakerSpace that will inspire student makers and enable teachers to bring these tools to their schools; 3.) Describing MakerEDU co-founders Diego Aldan & Uttam Kumaran's pathway from engineering students to entrepreneurs; as aided by Bucknell’s SBDC; and 4.) Featuring hand-on demonstrations of 3D printers and other tools of the Maker Movement
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About Bucknell University SBDC Presents: Making Young Makers: Grand Opening of a MakerSpace
The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses. The SBDC program is a public/private partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and 18 universities and colleges across the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more. Annually, 15 percent of the businesses served by the Pennsylvania SBDC are manufacturers.