First Gear Awards $25,000 at Demo Day

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July 23, 2020 Strong Presentations Make Job Tough for First Gear Demo Day Judges A driven group of Pitt faculty and students worked the dog days of summer to determine the commercial potential of their research. With the assistance of volunteer business mentors they completed the six-session Pitt Ventures First Gear workshop this week and… Read more »

Pitt Ventures First Gear Program Graduates 13 Innovation Teams

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August 21, 2017 EyeCures Team Accepted into Phase I Ventures Accelerator Program   A more effective delivery system for medicated eye drops and a medical device to improve hearing screenings in real-world environments received a combined $25,000 to advance these innovations towards commercial licensing at the demonstration day for the most recent Pitt Ventures First… Read more »