University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in May 2017

June 7, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 11 patents in May 2017. Featured Patent US 9,655,980 "A Novel Theranostic Platform for Targeted Cancer Therapy and Drug Delivery Monitoring" Former Pitt Assistant Professor of Radiology Mingfeng Bai, and presently an assistant professor at Vanderbilt…

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Pitt Enters Multifaceted Collaboration with Philips Healthcare

Agreement Spans Talent Development, Technology Commercialization and Applied Research Competition   The University of Pittsburgh and Philips have formed a wide-ranging collaboration that will benefit both organizations through talent development, solving critical healthcare problems, and technology commercialization. Philips, a global leader in health technology, strives to make the world healthier…

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Pitt Ventures Gear Program Adapted to Assist Regional Small Businesses

May 23, 2017   What do companies offering a peptide for diagnosing and treating heart disease, water filters for the developing world, an online live music community, and a professional development platform for teachers have in common? They are all early stage Pittsburgh area businesses that are defining, or reevaluating,…

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SBDC Program Helps Small Business Owners in Coal Communities

Keirstin Townsend, co-owner of Pittsburgh Shirt Company in Coraopolis, knows what it's like to work a 80 hour work week while facilitating her company's move to a larger new facility. “There’s only 24 hours in a day and deadlines need to be met,” said Ms. Townsend. Wearing several hats and…

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