Startup PittBlitz Attracts Strong Turnout of Student Entrepreneurs

Vinh Luong may only be a freshman computer science student at the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, but he has already worked for three startup companies and expects to have a few of his own under his belt before long. “The level of creativity, of energy, of innovation is…

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A Case Study in Commercialization at Pitt

Launch of Interphase Materials Showcases Range of Services and Support Offered by Pitt Innovation Institute Noah Snyder smiles broadly recalling the first time he was gripped by the entrepreneurial impulse that has propelled his life forward ever since. He had registered out of curiosity for a Saturday morning workshop while…

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From the Football Field to the Battlefield to the Market

Pitt Neuromuscular Research Lab Innovations are Ripe for Commercial Translation   By Mike Yeomans A wayward punt from the sprawling grass fields of the neighboring UPMC Sports Performance Complex could just about drop on the Pitt Neuromuscular Research Laboratory in Pittsburgh’s South Side. The co-location of these facilities allows elite…

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Pitt Ventures First Gear Program Graduates 13 Teams

Pitt innovators with ideas ranging from an injectable gel to improve nerve injury recuperation, to a data platform for discovering cancer treatment targets, to a non-invasive fetal genetic test, and more, participated in the latest cycle of the Pitt Ventures First Gear commercialization program. The Pitt Ventures First Gear program…

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