Pitt Spinout Partners with Baseball & Softball Teams on Research Project

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in April 2019

May 3, 2109 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued nine U.S. patents in April 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,269,406 “Adaptive Refreshing and Read Voltage Control Scheme for a Memory Device Such as an FeDRAM” Pitt innovators Ismail Bayram and Yiran Chen have developed an adaptive refreshing…

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Innovating for Independence

Human Engineering Laboratories Student Spins Out  Company to Produce Pneumatic Wheelchairs and Scooters   April 29, 2019 By Mike Yeomans Brandon Daveler came to the University of Pittsburgh after earning an engineering degree at Penn State determined to help people with disabilities, like himself, live more independent and fulfilling lives.…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in March 2019

April 15, 2109 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued three U.S. patents in March 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,233,201 "Class of HDAC Inhibitors" Neil Hukriede, Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Developmental Biology, and colleagues, have identified a novel class of histone deacetylase (HDAC)…

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Nine First Gear Teams Pitch Their Innovations

Two Teams Receive Additional Funding to Accelerate on Path to Market April 11, 2019 Nine teams of Pitt innovators, students, and regional business mentors pitched their innovations at the end of the latest cohort of the Pitt Venture First Gear Program. The developing innovations run the gamut from a cancer…

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Trek Wins $25,000 Top Prize in 2019 Randall Family Big Idea Competition

$100,000 in prize money awarded to student teams from across the University  March 21, 2019 Pitt student innovators with ideas ranging from an automated system for recording medical notes, to a game app for teaching computer coding to young girls, another for helping kids to learn to learn health eating…

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Patents Issued in February 2019

March 7, 2019 The University of Pittsburgh announced that Pitt innovators were issued seven  U.S. patents in February 2019. Featured Patent: U.S. 10,195,252 "Recruitment of Mesenchymal Cells Using Controlled Release Systems" Steven Little, Chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, and colleagues, have developed a system for releasing…

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Product Design and Prototype Center Opens at Swanson School of Engineering

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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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