Penn Center for Innovation

PCI promotes partnerships and technologies in San Francisco

Posted on February 13, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

The Penn Center for Innovation and Wharton San Francisco hosted more than 300 investors, corporate partners and Penn alumni for a program entitled Innovation@Penn: Programs and Partnerships during the recent J.P. Morgan Healthcare Investor Conference in San Francisco the first week of January.  PCI’s 4th annual event provided an opportunity to further market and build…

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Quarterly Patents (October, November, December 2018)

Posted on February 4, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (27) Country Principal Investigator Patent # Patent Title Issue Date United States Barton 10,111,934 IGF-1 Proteins and Therapeutic Uses Thereof  10/30/2018 United States Bennett 10,155,794 Gene Therapy for Disorders Related to Cep290  12/18/2018 United States…

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Penn Startup Companies Currently Raising Capital

Posted on January 4, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

PCI would like to share some more information about Penn startup companies that are currently raising capital. For more information on any of these companies, please visit their websites (linked below) or email PCI at pciinfo@pci.upenn.edu   Linnaeus Therapeutics – Series B Small molecule agents that modulate cellular differentiation for the treatment of cancer and…

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PCI December 2018 News Roundup

Posted on December 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

December 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Dec 4 – Study Reveals Out-of-Classroom Experiences in High School Link to Lifelong “Service Identity” and Behaviors, Sapience Leadership Study Reveals (AP) Dec 11 –  Pennovation Center-based biotech startup raises $13M (Philadelphia Business Journal)

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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…

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JPOD @ Philadelphia Launches

Posted on November 2, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

On November 1, the JPOD @ Philadelphia, located in the Pennovation Center, launched. Special guests including Penn President Amy Gutmann, Mayor Jim Kenney, and JOhnson & Johnson’s Michael Sneed. Penn Today covered the event here: https://penntoday.upenn.edu/news/johnson-johnson-lands-penn Watch the launch video here:

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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…

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Quarterly Patents (July, August, September 2018)

Posted on October 1, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (26) Country Principal Investigator Patent Number Patent Title Issue Date United States Amaravadi 10,048,052 Novel Bisaminoquinoline Compounds, Pharmaceutical Compositions Prepared Therefrom and Their Use  8/14/2018 United States Bushman 10,058,576 Compositions and Methods Comprising a Defined…

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PCI September 2018 News Roundup

Posted on September 30, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

September 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Sept 5 – Innovation Prizewinners a Welcome Sight at Pennovation Center (Pennovation Press Release) Sept 6 – Top 20 translational researchers of 2017 (Nature Biotechnology) Sept 8 – Philly’s Spark Therapeutics Is Revolutionizing Medicine (Philly Mag) Sept 12 – These Philly companies got nods from…

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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…

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