Pitt Student Entrepreneurs Take National Stage at Pitch Competitions

April 11, 2108 [caption id="attachment_8298" align="aligncenter" width="938"] Dan Garcia, left, and Brandon Contino, rehearse their pitch for the ACC InVenture Prize competition at Georgia Tech University.[/caption]   Four Growers Wins Runner-up Prize, $10,000 at ACC InVenture Prize Competition Fresh off claiming top prize in the Randall Family Big Idea Competition,…

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Diverse Pitt Innovations Begin Path to Market in First Gear

[caption id="attachment_6765" align="alignright" width="3120"] Stephen Smagula, who previously took the top prize last November in the Philips Grand Challenge, received the top award at the demo day for the most recent cohort of the Innovation Institute's First Gear Program.[/caption] April 10, 2016 The Circadian Activity Profiling System (CAPS) was selected…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in March 2018

April 5, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were awarded five U.S. patents in March 2018. Featured Patent U.S. 9,915,714 “MSC-SELMQC Method for Simultaneous Mapping of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in High Fat Tissues” Dr. Qiuhong He has developed methods for detecting choline, polyunsaturated fats and lactate that…

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Pitt Innovation Institute Establishes Big Idea Center for Student Entrepreneurship

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