University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in October 2019

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…

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Innovation Institute to Host 14th Annual Celebration of Innovation

Innovation Institute to Host 14th Annual Celebration of Innovation November 5, 2019 New cancer therapies, an air-powered wheelchair that can operate in places electric-powered chairs can’t, a medical device that warns a person when they should not stand up because of the potential for falling. These were all innovations licensed…

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Pitt Innovation Teams Awarded $60,000 to Advance Their Ideas

Pitt Innovation Teams Awarded $60,000 to Advance Their Ideas [caption id="attachment_12733" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] The eponymous founder of the Michael G. Wells Healthcare Competition, Mr. Wells, names the winners of this year's 2019 competition. A total of $35,000 was given to deserving Pitt technologies with the potential to impact diseases like…

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Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards Nearly $500,000 to Advance Medical Innovations Toward Commercial Translation

Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards Nearly $500,000 to Advance Medical Innovations Toward Commercial Translation Two innovation projects that completed the Innovation Institute's Pitt Ventures First Gear commercialization program won $100,000 awards in the Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). In total, nearly $500,000 was…

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