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183

Cumulative startups since inception

367

Invention Disclosures*

91

U.S. Patents*

162

Transactions*

*Fiscal Year 2019

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  • Pitt Innovators Continue Translating Discoveries in Wake of Pandemic

    Pitt innovators set a record for the number of invention disclosures submitted during Fiscal 2020 while maintaining the torrid pace of innovation of recent years.

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  • First Gear Awards $25,000 at Demo Day

    The summer cohort of the First Gear program provided one of the strongest group of innovation teams yet. Two teams were awarded a total of $25,000 to accelerate their projects toward commercialization.

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  • Forge Biologics Raises $40 Million, Licenses Pitt Gene Therapy Treatment for Rare Infant Neurological Disease

    Forge Biologics licensed gene therapy developed by Maria Escolar, associate professor of pediatrics, and a recognized global authority on Krabbe Disease, an inherited disease that is typically fatal between the ages 5 and 10.

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  • Pitt Spinout Oncorus Partners With Merck on Cancer Therapy Combination

    Oncorus is testing its oncolytic virus technology from the lab of Joseph Glorioso, Pitt professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, both on its own, and now in collaboration with Merck's blockbuster Keytruda.

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