University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in July 2018

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August 9, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued six patents in July 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,011,765 “Proppants for Hydrocarbon Recovery” Hydraulic fracturing of subterranean formations for the enhanced production of hydrocarbons primarily involves two materials, a fluid and a proppant, which are injected at high pressure into previously perforated… Read more »

First Gear Teams Awarded Commercialization Funds

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July 30, 2018 A team of Pitt researchers developing a high resolution microscope at a fraction of the size and cost of existing products was awarded $20,000 from the Chancellor’s Innovation Commercialization Funds at the demonstration day for the Pitt Ventures First Gear commercialization program. Under the name miniSTORM, the team is led by Hongqiang… Read more »