Software, Manufacturing and Finance Executives Join Innovation Institute as Entrepreneurs in Residence

March 27, 2018   Phil Marzolf, Kelly Dane, and Mike Formica join the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute as Entrepreneurs in Residence. The Innovation Institute has added three members to its team of Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) to strengthen capabilities in the areas of software and hardware, prototyping, manufacturing and…

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Record Breaking Pitt Startup Flipping the Script on Organ Transplantation

[caption id="attachment_8015" align="alignright" width="4928"] Eric Lagasse (left) and Michael Hufford, visit the Innovation Institute offices.[/caption]   LyGenesis Out to Prove the Age of Organ Regeneration Has Arrived By Mike Yeomans In a recent episode of the long-running ABC television show “Grey’s Anatomy,” the lead character, Dr. Meredith Grey, experiences an…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in February 2018

March 13, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were awarded five U.S. patents in February 2018. Featured Patent U.S. 9,890,192  “Targeted Nitroxide Agents” There remains need for compositions and methods for effectively treating conditions that are caused by excessive production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the…

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Two Pitt Student Startup Teams Accepted into Rice Business Plan Competition

March 5, 2018 For the first time in the 17-year history of the Rice Business Plan Competition, billed as the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition, Pitt will be among the competitors. The accomplishment is twice as exciting, as not one, but two Pitt teams were accepted for…

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