University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in February 2017

March 8, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 8 U.S. patents in February 2017. Featured Patents US 9,561,497 "Non-Noble Metal Based Electro-Catalyst Compositions for Proton Exchange Membrane Based Water Electrolysis and Methods of Making" Prashant Kumta, the Edward R. Weidlein Chair Professor…

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Pitt Licenses Mitochondria Targeting Compounds

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Pitt Innovators in the News: Pitt-Developed Mental Health Evaluation Tool for New Moms Featured

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University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in January 2017

February 14, 2017   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 9 U.S. patents in January 2017.   Featured Patent US 9,554,777 "Methods and Apparatuses for Measuring Tissue Stiffness Changes Using Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging"   Associate Professor of Medicine Kang Kim, postdoctoral fellow Jingping Xu,…

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Pitt Licenses Technology for Generating Retinal Tissue Derived From Stem Cells

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Pitt Blast Furnace Student Accelerator to Offer Paid Fellowship Program

February 2, 2017   Student teams can receive $10,000 to build their startup   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute announced today that the Pitt Blast Furnace Student Accelerator will offer a Fellowship program this spring that will provide $50,000 for Pitt student entrepreneurs to work towards launching their own…

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Innovation Institute Announces Recipients of Chancellor’s Innovation Commercialization Funds

The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute has awarded $140,000 to four Pitt Innovator teams to help them move their discoveries towards commercialization, where they can make a positive impact on society. The Chancellor’s Innovation Commercialization Funds were established to provide support for promising early-stage Pitt innovations to assist in reducing…

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Innovation Institute Partners with University Science Center in Philadelphia to Commercialize Early Stage Technologies

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Strong Student Turnout for Startup Blitz

More than 70 pumped up Pitt students turned out at the O’Hara Student Center on an unseasonably warm Friday night to try their hand at entrepreneurship at the Innovation Institute’s Startup Blitz. One-by-one, 31 students of all levels from across the university had a minute each to present their ideas.…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces U.S. Patents Issued in December 2016

January 13, 2016   The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute reported that Pitt Innovators were issued 5 U.S. patents in December 2016. Featured Patents US 9,523,120 "Method of Amplifying an Nucleic Acid" Associate Professor of Pediatrics Adhay Vats has developed a method for detecting hospital acquired infections more quickly, accurately…

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Pitt and Bayer Form Alliance to Advance Therapies for Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases

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Pitt Innovators in the News: Pitt Spinout Cereve Inc. Receives $38 Million Investment

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