Innovative Solutions for Health Care Problems Receive Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards

September 27, 2016   Two bioengineered gel products, one for treating esophageal disease and another for stimulating nerve repair and regeneration, along with a new peptide for improving detection and drug delivery for heart disease, were each awarded $100,000 to help advance toward translation through commercialization at the fourth Pitt…

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Pitt Startup HiberSense Presents at University Startups Demo Day at Congress

    [caption id="attachment_4564" align="aligncenter" width="580"] Hibersense: Jacob Kring, Daniel Mosse, Pitt Professor of Computer Engineering; Brandon Quay[/caption] By Mike Yeomans   From the moment computer engineering professor Daniel Mosse pitched an idea for wirelessly networked smart sensors that control heating and cooling systems for optimized efficiency to students Jacob…

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

September 15, 2016 The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute reported that Pitt Innovators were issued eight patents in August 2016   Featured Patent US 9,408,855 "Thermoresponsive, Biodegradable, Elastomeric Material and Uses Thereof"   William Wagner, Deputy Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Professor of Surgery, Chemical Engineering…

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Pitt & Carnegie Mellon Unite to Provide Start Smart Legal Education Seminars

The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute, Carnegie Mellon University’s Project Olympus startup incubator and the Innovation Practice Institute at the Pitt School of Law are presenting the Start Smart legal seminar series to provide legal education to entrepreneurs, both from Pitt and CMU, and the community at large. “There are…

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