Penn Center for Innovation

People of PCI: Melissa Kelly

Posted on August 8, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The Penn Center for Innovation is often the behind-the-scenes force promoting Penn discoveries, innovation, and technology. With this blog series, we’re moving the amazing PCI staff into the spotlight to learn about what they do, what led them to PCI, and how their work helps the greater Penn community. Our second spotlight shines on Melissa…

Recently Awarded Patents (April, May + June 2019)

Posted on August 7, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who were issued patents between April and June 2019. Congratulations!   US Patents (15) Chitosan-Based Matrices And Uses Thereof By Bert O’Malley, MD of Penn Medicine Patent 10,245,274 Issued: 4/2/2019 Technology Description   Random RNA Libraries, Methods Of Generating Same, And Screening Methods Utilizing Same By James Wilson,…

Having trouble navigating the commercialization process? Our Open House is for you!

Posted on August 5, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

On Tuesday, September 17, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research is opening the doors for its first annual Open House. This event is designed to connect the Penn community and partners to the resources, tools, and advice needed to successfully commercialize innovation. During the event, you can meet with the experts at Penn…

The OrVac wins the Pennovation Accelerator Summer 2019 Pitch Day

Posted on July 26, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The competition was stiff at this summer’s Pennovation Accelerator Pitch Day, held on Thursday, July 25.  So much so, that judges deliberation took longer than on any previous pitch day. But in the end, The OrVac, a medical device invented by Tyiwanna Carter, got the win and the prize of $5,000 and six months of…

Fall 2019 Penn companies seeking capital

Posted on July 24, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The fall 2019 Penn companies raising capital from venture capitalists and other sources has been announced. View the list

Penn Law is accepting clients for their pro-bono Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic

Posted on July 23, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Free transactional intellectual property counsel at Penn Law!  The Detkin Intellectual Property and Technology Legal Clinic is accepting clients for the new semester. The clinic is a “teaching law-firm” where Penn Law students represents clients without charge under the supervision of faculty practitioners. The clinic can: Audit technology, innovation or artistic creation for IP issues;…

People of PCI: Jessica Jones Gupta

Posted on July 22, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

The Penn Center for Innovation is often the behind-the-scenes force promoting Penn discoveries, innovation, and technology. With this new blog series, we’re moving the amazing PCI staff into the spotlight to learn about what they do, what led them to PCI, and how their work helps the greater Penn community. The first spotlight shines on…

Joint call for proposals for medical devices and health technology

Posted on July 12, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Penn Health-Tech and the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation invite faculty and staff from the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to submit proposals for pilot funding by September 23, 2019 at 5pm. The goal of this funding is to support the development of medical device and health…

PCI at Life Science Future – MedTech 2019

Posted on — Jessica Jones Gupta

On Wednesday, July 10, the Philadelphia region hosted the first Life Science Future – MedTech conference at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel. The day-long conference connected those in the Mid-Atlantic medical device, diagnostics, and digital health community, including researchers, startups, business leaders, and investors with the goal of forming relationships that could take products and…