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The Pitt Ventures First Gear program helps shape Pitt inventions originating from University research from early-stage discoveries into products and…Learn More
The Innovation Showcase is a first look at the latest Pitt-generated innovations in health care, materials, Internet of things, information…Learn More
Global Entrepreneurship Week started with an idea in 2008. What if there was a global…Learn More
Coulter Translational Research Partners II is administered by the Swanson School of Engineering Bioengineering Department, in partnership with the Pitt…Learn More
WIB-Pittsburgh: Hat-O-Ween at Howl at the Moon Hat-O-Ween is here! Pull out your crafting supplies and make a Halloween inspired…Learn More
The University of Pittsburgh's Innovation Institute, School of Computing and Information, Pitt Career Center, CMU Project Olympus, Chatham, and Innovation…Learn More
BlueHack is a friendly competition that drives real results! You and your team will embark on a two-day journey that…Learn More
LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These…Learn More
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The winners of the 2019 Wells Healthcare and Kuzneski Cup competitions are aiming to make an impact on cancer treatment, developing more durable touchscreens for mobile devices and much more.
The Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh), in its fourth year, selected projects to treat dry eye with a contact lens coated with a sustained release new drug; a heart valve replacement made from a biodegradable material that recruits the patient's own cells; and a new test for the HIV virus that combines speed and accuracy.
Pitt spinout LyGenesis has raised $4 million as it plans to enter clinical trials in 2020 for its liver generation technology.
Pitt spinout Renerva LLC received grants from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health to expand its product development efforts. The company, based on technology from the lab of Bryan Brown, associate professor of bioengineering, is developing an injectable gel derived from porcine tissue that promotes and supports repair and regeneration of injured peripheral nerves.