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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