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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, investor, and regulatory professionals at no cost. These 30 minute…Learn More
Benchtop to Bedside (B2B) “Benchtop to Bedside,” known as B2B, is designed to give research scientists, clinicians, and other interested…Learn More
Global Entrepreneurship Week started with an idea in 2008. What if there was a global…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
A fun way to get introduced to entrepreneurship at Pitt. Come with an idea for the following 3 categories: Improve…Learn More
Come hungry for all things entrepreneurship at Pitt! This is your opportunity as a Pitt student, staff, or faculty to…Learn More
A 2017 survey conducted by the Global Impact Investing Network (the GIIN) found that in 2016, social impact investments totaled…Learn More
Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face and practice pitch your innovation to professionals who have helped fund dozens of…Learn More
The Philips Grand Challenge is a unique opportunity to share your research aimed at solving sleep and respiratory problems and…Learn More
Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you’ll need to…Learn More
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September 11, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued three patents in August 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,039,858 "Biodegradable Poly(ester Amide) Elastomers and Uses Thereof" The…
The Innovation Institute is making it easier for investors, industry research and business development professionals, and entrepreneurs seeking new startup opportunities to find innovations available for licensing with a new digital search platform.
ECM Therapeutics has licensed patents from the University covering a platform of technologies from the McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine Lab of Stephen Badylak.
A Pitt professor is working to commercialize a discovery made in the lab of Mark Gladwin, Chairman of the Department of Medicine.