HiberSense Wins $10K in AUTM Venture Challenge

Media Release HiberSense Wins $10K in AUTM Venture Challenge AUSTIN, Texas - February 14, 2019 — HiberSense, Inc., a start-up from the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute, has won the $10,000 top prize in AUTM’s Pitch and Play business plan competition at the Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.…

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A New Wrinkle on Vascular Implants

  February 14, 2019   From Engineering Student to Startup CEO: Research Project Sends Pitt Undergrad's Life in New Direction Joe Pugar has always been fascinated with the elegant structures, systems and mechanics of nature.  From the tensile strength of spider silk to the energy conversion ability of photosynthesis, he…

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Center for Medical Innovation Awards $105,000 to 5 Research Groups

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in January 2019

February 11, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued 17 U.S. patents in January 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,167,519 "Fusion Gene Associated with Progressive Prostate Cancer" Jianhua Luo, professor in the Department of Pathology, and colleagues have developed methods and compositions for determining whether a person…

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