Penn Center for Innovation

PCI December 2017 News Roundup

Posted on December 31, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

December 2017 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Dec. 14 –STEM startup ideas showcased at Pennovation Center (Penn Current) Dec. 14 — Navigating medical device development at every stage (Penn Current) Dec. 19 — Here’s What Was Accomplished at Penn’s Pennovation Center This Year (Philly Mag) Dec. 19 — FDA approves Spark’s gene therapy…

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PCI November 2017 News Roundup

Posted on November 30, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

November 2017 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Nov. 9 –Pennovation Center welcomes new tenants, grows with activity (Penn Current) November 2017 – PCI Pulse (Newsletter) 

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PCI October 2017 News Roundup

Posted on October 31, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

October 2017 held many excellent news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Oct. 10 – Why downtown universities help fuel the urban startup ecosystem (Curbed) Oct. 10 – Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities (Brookings) Oct. 11  – “Commercialization Guide” makes an impact as outreach tool for Penn (Technology Transfer…

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Quarterly Patents (July, August, September 2017)

Posted on October 27, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (29) Country PI Patent Number Patent Title Issue Date United States Beltran 9,770,491 AAV-Mediated Gene Therapy for RPGR X-Link Retinal Degeneration  9/26/2017 United States Burdick 9,694,081 Protease Triggered Release of Molecules from Hydrogels  7/4/2017 United…

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Penn Ranked #4 by Brookings for “downtown universities by licensing deals, disclosures, licensing income, patents, and startups”

Posted on October 10, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

Report: Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities Scott Andes | October 10, 2017 A new report, “Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities,” compares the commercial outcomes of downtown research universities to their peers located in the suburbs or rural areas. On a per-student basis, “downtown” universities outperform in licensing…

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PCI September 2017 News Roundup

Posted on September 30, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

September 2017 held many excellent news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Sept. 19 – Philly’s got nano (Technically Philly) Sept. 19 – Penn’s New Guide to Commercializing Tech a Good Step for Philly (Philly Mag) Sept. 26  – U Penn ramps up industry sponsorships as percent of funding jumps from 6% to 15%…

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PCI August 2017 News Roundup

Posted on August 31, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

August 2017 held many excellent news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Aug. 18 – How HIV Became A Cancer Cure (Wall St Journal) Aug. 30 – Penn’s ‘Living Drug’ For Tough Childhood Leukemia Gains Historic Approval (Philly Voice) August 2017 – PCI Pulse (Newsletter)

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Cancer’s Newest Miracle Cure (TIME, 8/10/17)

Posted on August 11, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

By Alice Park for Time Magazine, August 10, 2017 With the usual mix of anticipation and apprehension, Kaitlyn Johnson is getting ready to go to her first summer camp. She’s looking forward to meeting new friends and being able to ride horses, swim and host tea parties. She’s also a little nervous and a little scared, like…

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PCI July 2017 News Roundup

Posted on July 31, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

July 2017 held many excellent news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: July 6: PCI Guide Is One-Stop Shop For University Entrepreneurs (Penncurrent) July 11: First Gene Therapy — ‘A True Living Drug’ — On The Cusp Of FDA Approval (Washington Post) July 12: F.D.A. Panel Recommends Approval For Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment (NYT) July…

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