Pitt and CMU Join Forces to Promote Entrepreneurship

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Pitt Innovation Institute (@pittinnovates) on Nov 13, 2018 at 11:03am PST Perhaps it was coincidence that in the same week that Pittsburgh received the news that it would not be the host for Amazon Inc.’s second (or third) headquarters,…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in October 2018

November 15, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued eight patents in October 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,085,721 "Contrast Assisted Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging" This technology details development of a novel intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging method and apparatus for molecular imaging and characterization of cardiovascular diseases for…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in September 2018

October 12, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven patents in September 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,071,172 “Endogenous Neogenesis of Beta Cells” A Pitt innovation team led by George Gittes, director of the Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research,  have developed a gene…

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Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards $475,000 to Teams Solving Clinical Problems

[caption id="attachment_10052" align="alignleft" width="806"] Winners of awards in the 2018 Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) at the University Center ballroom.[/caption]   PInCh Awards Show That for Some Pitt Faculty, Entrepreneurship is Infectious October 2, 2018 A breathylizer to detect cancer, a new treatment that addresses the cause, not the symptoms, of…

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