What are the benefits of commercialization?
Pitt Innovators have one thing in common: they want their innovations to have an impact on people’s lives. There are many other benefits to commercializing your discoveries.
What is an Innovation?
Are you working on research at the University and think you may have invented the ‘next big thing’? Find out if you may have an invention.Learn More
Protect My Innovation
If you know you have a unique invention, the first step is to protect it. Be sure to take this step before publicly disclosing details of your innovation with anyone outside of the University.Learn More
Commercialize My Innovation
Ready to get your innovation into the hands of those who can benefit from it most? Explore the paths to commercialization.Learn More
Entrepreneurs in Residence
The Innovation Institute engages with experienced entrepreneurs to evaluate the potential of Pitt innovations.Learn More
Entrepreneurship & Commercialization Courses (Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students)
The Innovation Institute partners with schools and departments on campus to bring experiential education to faculty, students and staff. Click here for more info.Learn More
Pitt Ventures First Gear
Pitt Innovators ready to commercialize their discovery can get the help they need to bring their innovation into the world.Learn More
Start Smart Legal Seminars
Starting any business presents many legal questions. Start Smart is designed to provide legal assistance to entrepreneurs in the University ecosystem and the community at large.Learn More