Penn Center for Innovation

Leggy bots, flying bots, building bots: Here’s what Penn’s robotics hub is up to (Technically Philly)

Posted on May 21, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

Technically Philly, May 10, 2019 Celebration is critical and today we’re celebrating robots, Dean Miller said to the crowd gathered in Pennovation Center, the University of Pennsylvania’s research hub in Grays Ferry on Wednesday morning. Read More

For Philly Tech Week, a showcase for cutting-edge robots (Penn Today)

Posted on — Kat Hinkel

Penn Today, May 8, 2019 Gavin Kenneally is set to finish his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering soon, but when he stepped up to the podium yesterday before an audience of Philadelphia-area entrepreneurs and potential funders, he was wearing a different hat: co-founder of Ghost Robotics. Read More

PCI April 2019 News Roundup

Posted on April 30, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

April 2019 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: April 1 – 3 ways the Pennovation Center helps its women entrepreneurs accomplish their goals (Technical.ly Philly) April 2 – Evolution of CAR T-cell immunotherapy in terms of patenting activity (Nature) April 3 – Amplify Philly drew 3,500 fans at SXSW. But what exactly does…

PCI March 2019 News Roundup

Posted on March 31, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

March 2019 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: March 13 – Ostiio wants to improve quality of life for kids with craniofacial defects (MedCity News) March 19 – Bala Cynwyd venture fund raises $273 million to profit from colleges’ ‘life-changing’ products (Philly.com) March 20 – Kevin B. Mahoney Named CEO of University of…

PCI February 2019 News Roundup

Posted on February 28, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

February 2019 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: February 4 – EpiVario Secures Exclusive Worldwide License for Novel Technologies and Drugs for Memory-Related Psychiatric Diseases from University of Pennsylvania (Cision PR Web) February 6 – Science Center just gave $700K to support four local researchers (Technically Philly) February 7 – Biotech startup cashes…

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…