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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Pitt Innovators in the News: Remembering Legendary Pitt Virologist Julius Youngner

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in April 2017

May 10, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 11 U.S. Patents in April 2017. Featured Patent 9,627,024 "Magnetic-Assisted Nondestructive Self-Reference Sensing Method for Spin-Transfer Torque Random Access Memory"   Dr. Yiran Chen, formerly an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at…

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