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The O’Pake Institute: Innovation Wins at Ben Franklin!

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania is presenting an exciting TV series, Innovation Wins, hosted by President and CEO, Angelo Valletta, and BFTP/NEP’s enterprise developers. Watch the latest show, featuring the O’Pake Institute for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship at Alvernia University. Alvernia is the newest member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network, a 14-member incubator network that is among the largest such networks in the world. The show describes how business incubators support early-stage companies.

Innovation Wins gives viewers a “sneak peek” at some of the most exciting technological innovations being developed right now, right here in Pennsylvania by Ben Franklin client companies. Viewers will meet brilliant, creative entrepreneurs and advanced manufactures, all of whom share a drive to succeed in highly competitive markets, and a passion to improve the world with their products. Innovation Wins will intrigue, inform, and inspire viewers as they learn about technology that is solving problems and enriching all of our lives.

The half-hour streaming shows, produced with RVN-TV, will feature clients and partners from throughout BFTP/NEP’s 21-county service area.

Episodes run on Tuesdays at 12 noon, and Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00 PM on Roku and AppleTV, and will also be posted on RVN’s website and at