What are the benefits of commercialization?
Pitt Innovators have one thing in common: they want their innovations to have an impact on people’s lives. There are many other benefits to commercializing your discoveries.
What is an Innovation?
Are you working on research at the University and think you may have invented the ‘next big thing’? Find out if you may have an invention.Learn More
Protect My Innovation
If you know you have a unique invention, the first step is to protect it. Be sure to take this step before publicly disclosing details of your innovation with anyone outside of the University.Learn More
Commercialize My Innovation
Ready to get your innovation into the hands of those who can benefit from it most? Explore the paths to commercialization.Learn More
Entrepreneurs in Residence
The Innovation Institute engages with experienced entrepreneurs to evaluate the potential of Pitt innovations.Learn More
The Innovation Igniter program is an introductory primer to the process of advancing an innovative idea towards commercialization.Learn More
We bring you face-to-face with the experts to answer your startup investor, legal, and regulatory questions. Take advantage of our new office hours with expert companies!Learn More
Pitt Ventures First Gear
Pitt Innovators ready to commercialize their discovery can get the help they need to bring their innovation into the world.Learn More
Learn more about successful startups created around Pitt innovations.Learn More
- University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in October 2019
- Innovation Institute to Host 14th Annual Celebration of Innovation
- Pitt Innovation Teams Awarded $60,000 to Advance Their Ideas
- Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards Nearly $500,000 to Advance Medical Innovations Toward Commercial Translation