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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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in September 2019

October 9, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued five U.S. patents in September 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,413,301 "Perfusion Device for Treating an Injured Blood Vessel" Bryan Tillman, Associate Professor of Surgery and leader of a $1.8 million Department of Defense study to develop devices…

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Big Idea Center Announces First Cohort of The Forge Student Startup Incubator

Big Idea Center Announces First Cohort of The Forge Student Startup Incubator [caption id="attachment_12595" align="alignleft" width="4928"] The Heart/IO team, which is developing digital diagnostics for heart disease, was a prize winner in the 2019 Randall Family Big Idea Competition last March. (Pictured here with Rob Rutenbar, Vice Chancellor of Research,…

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