Randall Family Big Idea 2018 Kicks Off with Bootcamp

With Nearly 300 Students in  100 Teams, This Year's Competition is the Biggest in its 10-Year History   [caption id="attachment_7488" align="alignleft" width="480"] Pitt students listen as entrepreneur in residence Randy Eager leads a discussion on market segments at the Randall Family Big Idea kickoff bootcamp event Saturday February 10, 2018.[/caption]…

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Proposals Sought for Innovations to Improve Human Performance

Pittsburgh is uniquely positioned for creating innovations to improve human performance. Pitt boasts leading clinical and research programs in the realms of sports medicine  injury prevention , physical activity and weight management , neuroscience, rehabilitation, information science,  mechanical engineering, clinical and translational science and more. When combined with elite collegiate…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in January 2018

February 8, 2018   The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were awarded nine U.S. patents in January 2018. Featured Patent U.S. 9,872,982 "Electroosmotic Convection-Enhanced Delivery System"   Stephen Weber, Professor of Chemistry, and colleagues, have developed devices and methods for electrokinetic transport of fluids to patients, which can…

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Chancellor’s Innovation Commercialization Funds Awarded to Four Projects

[caption id="attachment_7286" align="alignleft" width="586"] Members of the Fibrokine team include, from left, Cecelia Yates, Timothy Corcoran, Zariel Johnson and Christopher Mahoney.[/caption] Technologies to prevent esophageal cancer and treat fibrosis, along with medical devices to improve IV insertion accuracy and to position and hold surgical tools have been awarded funding via…

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