BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with funding, experts, technology, universities and other resources to help them prosper.
EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERISTY
East Stroudsburg University is located in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 56 undergraduate and 24 graduate degrees. It is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – MANUFACTURING COUNCIL
This council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is open to any with specific focus in manufacturing, logistics, and direct support to manufacturing. The mission is to elevate the importance of manufacturing in the Lehigh Valley through peer-to-peer networking and discussion platforms, a conduit for manufacturers to access Lehigh Valley resources and bolster the perception of manufacturing to the public.
Lehigh is a premier private residential research university. Most of our students—undergraduate and graduate—live on campus, allowing research and discovery to happen almost anywhere. We are ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year, and our four colleges have earned a reputation for their entrepreneurial and interdisciplinary approach to learning.
LEHIGH VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The mission of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation is to market the economic assets of the Lehigh Valley and to serve as a regional shared services and resource center to help businesses to come, grow, and start here.
MIDATLANTIC TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE CENTER
MidAtlantic Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (MATAAC) has been chartered by the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce with responsibility for the management of Trade Adjustment Technical Assistance. The Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAAF) program includes three phases:
1) Certification as trade-injured 2) Customized Recovery Plan 3) Project Implementation
MANUFACTURERS RESOURCE CENTER
For nearly 25 years, the Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) has helped small and mid-sized manufacturers become more competitive, strategically grow their companies and invest more effectively. MRC partners with leading consultants and strategists to offer local manufacturers world-class assistance – bypassing the typical barriers to entry.
Created by the Department of Community & Economic Development — DCED — and made available through the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania — WEDnetPA — this program provides qualified employers training for new and existing employees.
Wilkes offers the opportunities, programs and activities of a large university in the caring, mentoring culture of a small university. We are the only university with our mix of liberal arts and professional programs — where an engineering major can double-major in digital media, or a pharmacy major can earn a concentration in Spanish and play football or field hockey.