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PCI November 2018 News Roundup

Posted on November 30, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

November 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Nov 1 – Johnson & Johnson lands at Penn (Penn Today) Nov 2 – First-of-its-kind ‘networking pod’ opens at Pennovation Center (The Daily Pennsylvanian) Nov 5 – BioNTech taps Drew Weissmann’s UPenn lab to expand into infectious disease mRNA vaccines (FierceBiotech) Nov 5 – BioNTech…

PCI October 2018 News Roundup

Posted on October 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

October 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Oct 2 – By the Numbers: Penn Center for Innovation (Penn Today) Oct 8 – Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) Enters Research and Development Collaboration with University of Pennsylvania (Street Insider) Oct 11 – Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018 (Reuters) Oct. 16…

PCI August 2018 News Roundup

Posted on August 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

August 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: August 1 – Red blood cell ‘hitchhikers’ offer new way to transport drugs to specific targets (Penn Today) August 13 – They Thought Hemophilia Was a ‘Lifelong Thing.’ They May Be  Wrong. (NYT) August 27 – Novartis receives European Commission approval of its CAR-T cell…

PCI July 2018 News Roundup

Posted on July 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

July 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: July 9 – Power Moves: CloudMine’s founder has a new gig (Technically Philly) July 18 – Johnson and Johnson picks Penn for research node (Inquirer) July 18 – University of Pennsylvania announces agreement with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to launch JPOD @ Philadelphia (Penn Today)…

PCI June 2018 News Roundup

Posted on June 30, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

June 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: June 7 – Ophthotech Corp (OPHT) Announces Gene Therapy Agreements with University of Florida and Penn (Street Insider) June 7 – Ophthotech’s Share Price Increases on New Collaboration (Genetics Investing News) June 24 – Flying robots, hot glass, Google, 3-D flesh, NextFab: Philly’s first Maker…

PCI May 2018 News Roundup

Posted on May 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

May 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: May 1 – How to sustain momentum in the fight against cancer (Technically Philly) May 1 – A cancer treatment that one expert called the ‘most exciting thing I’ve seen in my lifetime’ just got approved to treat more patients (Business Insider) May 1 –…

Philly Tech Week: PCI Round up

Posted on May 8, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

From April 27 to May 5, Philadelphia celebrated the 8th annual  Philly Tech Week. As a sponsor, Penn participated in many events, including hosting the “Grow” track at the new Introduced by Technically conference on May 3, and bringing together several departments and organizations for a trade show table at the Signature Event on Friday…

PCI March 2018 News Roundup

Posted on March 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

March 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: March 8 – Celebrating Penn’s innovators (Penn Today) March 12 – SXSW Day 1: Philadelphia Doesn’t Want to Be the Silicon Valley of Anything (Philly Mag) March 14 – SXSW Day 2: How Philly Stands Out at the Trade Show (Philly Mag) March 19 –…

PCI February 2018 News Roundup

Posted on February 28, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

February 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Feb 7 – At SXSW, a two-story ‘house’ hopes to #AmplifyPhilly (Technically Philly) Feb 20 – 12 Networking Tips for Philadelphians Who Hate Networking (PBJ) Feb 21 – Penn & Novartis: On the front line of the war on cancer (Philadelphia Business Journal) Feb 26…

PCI January 2018 News Roundup

Posted on January 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

January 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Jan 8 – At JPM 2018: Three Challenges That Will Define Health Care’s Future (LinkedIn) Jan 16 ‐ Penn researchers identify new treatment target formelanoma (EurekAlert!) Jan 22 – Celgene to Buy Juno Therapeutics for $9 Billion (WSJ) Jan 22 – These are Philly’s top…