University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in November 2019

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December 11, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued five U.S. patents in November 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,490,331 “Oxide Interface Displaying Electronically Controllable Ferromagnetism” Jeremy Levy, distinguished professor of condensed matter physics, and colleagues, have achieved a breakthrough in the physics of materials with their invention of a new class… Read more »

Innovation Institute and SHRS Host Innovation Challenge

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Innovation Institute and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Host Innovation Challenge The Innovation Institute is partnering with the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) for the SHRS Innovation Challenge, which will provide a total of $50,000 in funding for commercial translation projects emanating from SHRS. “The SHRS Innovation Challenge is an opportunity for… Read more »

Pitt Innovation Teams Receive Funding to Advance Discoveries Toward the Market

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Pitt Innovation Teams Receive Funding to Advance Discoveries Toward the Market Three Pitt Innovation teams received a total of $25,000 in funding to continue pursuing commercial translation research in the Fall 2019 cohort of the Innovation Institute’s Pitt Ventures First Gear innovation commercialization program. Receiving the top award of $15,000 following a pitch competition at… Read more »

University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in October 2019

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November 9, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued nine U.S. patents in October 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,450,652 “Synthesis of Structured Carbon Material from Organic Materials” Haitao Liu, assistant professor of chemistry and Feng Zhou, postdoctoral researcher in his lab, have developed a method of using organic materials, such as… Read more »