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Innovation Igniter is a 2-hr workshop designed to provide those who are curious about advancing an innovation or idea towards licensing or…Learn More
We give Pitt Innovators the opportunity to consult with legal and early-stage investor professionals at no cost. These 30 minute…Learn More
The Randall Family Big Idea Competition is an experience-based learning opportunity for Pitt students with big ideas. Discover how to…Learn More
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 Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to the commercialization process and path to licensing their…Learn More
January 3rd 11:45 am - 2:00 pm | Fairmont Pittsburgh PVCA Luncheon Join us for our Economist's Panel with ACG…Learn More
Come attend an idea generating competition where you will be able to pitch your idea, form a team, work with…Learn More
Students with an F-1 Visa can legally start businesses as well as work on a startup team. Come learn the…Learn More
Cumulative startups since 1996
Invention Disclosures received*
U.S. Patents issued*
Pitt Innovators were issued seven patents in November 2018
The Innovation Institute celebrated the achievements of Pitt innovators over the past year, during which time the University set new records for the number of technologies licensed and startups formed from discoveries in Pitt's classrooms and labs.
Research at Pitt demonstrated potential effectiveness of INmune's therapy in drug-resistant melanoma, currently in Phase I trials.
Pitt spinout Peptilogics has developed a therapy to treat prosthetic joint infection and multi-drug resistant bacterial infections.