Innovation Institute Selected for Exemplary Practice in Technology Commercialization Award

June 13, 2018 [caption id="attachment_9118" align="alignright" width="1800"] The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute was the winner of this year’s Deshpande Symposium Award for Exemplary Practice in Technology Commercialization. Shown at the awards presentation on Tuesday, June 12 at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center are from left, Jack Wilson,…

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Pitt Rises in Global Patent Rankings

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The University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in May 2018

June 11, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued 10 U.S. patents in May 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 9,980,738 "Surgical Tool Monitoring System and Methods of Use" Carl Snyderman, professor of otolaryngology and neurological surgery, Jeff Vipperman, professor of mechanical engineering & materials science and bioengineering,…

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Pitt Student Startup Four Growers Accepted into Silicon Valley Accelerator

Latest News Caps a Whirlwind Spring for Team Developing a Robotic Greenhouse Tomato Harvesting System Brandon Contino and Dan Chi are going to San Francisco, but instead of flowers in their hair, they will be wearing the laurels of being accepted into one of the most prestigious startup accelerators in…

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