University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in September 2018

October 12, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven patents in September 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,071,172 “Endogenous Neogenesis of Beta Cells” A Pitt innovation team led by George Gittes, director of the Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research,  have developed a gene…

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Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards $475,000 to Teams Solving Clinical Problems

[caption id="attachment_10052" align="alignleft" width="806"] Winners of awards in the 2018 Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) at the University Center ballroom.[/caption]   PInCh Awards Show That for Some Pitt Faculty, Entrepreneurship is Infectious October 2, 2018 A breathylizer to detect cancer, a new treatment that addresses the cause, not the symptoms, of…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in August 2018

September 11, 2018 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued three patents in August 2018. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,039,858 "Biodegradable Poly(ester Amide) Elastomers and Uses Thereof" The inventors have created biocompatible and biodegradable materials for multiple biomedical applications, such as tissue engineering and drug delivery. For successful…

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Innovation Institute Launches New Innovation Search Platform

Innovation Institute Launches AI-Enabled Technology Search Platform September 19, 2018 [caption id="attachment_11642" align="alignleft" width="439"] Search Pitt Technologies Available for Licensing. Click on the photo to try it out.[/caption] Nearly every day of the year a Pitt innovator submits a new invention disclosure to the Innovation Institute based on discoveries made…

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