Calling Pitt Innovators: Get into First Gear

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American author and lecturer Helen Keller once said, “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” At the Innovation Institute, we are optimistic about the commercial potential for your research. This attitude, combined with our entrepreneurial programs and invaluable network of experts, has recently afforded us the opportunity to be designated as a National Science… Read more »

Innovator’s Insights on Customer Discovery

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Phil Brooks, Entrepreneur in Residence with the Innovation Institute will be hosting several interviews with up & coming Pitt entrepreneurs over the next several months. Subscribe to our blog to learn first-hand from their experiences. on the right side of this page. Today we welcome Mahender Mandala to the University of Pittsburgh’s Innovation Institute. Mahender… Read more »

I have an invention! Now what?

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“Eureka! My research just resulted in a unique new innovation!” This is so cool, I can’t wait to tell …”   Hold on! Slow Down!!! Before you let the cat out of the bag, you should consider taking steps to ensure that you are not inadvertently jeopardizing any intellectual property rights in your new innovation. You… Read more »