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

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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

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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…

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Quarterly Patents (January, February, March 2019)

Posted on March 31, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (23) Country Principal Investigator Patent # Patent Title  Issue Date United States Amaravadi 10,221,140 Asymmetric Bisaminoquinolines and Bisaminoquinolines with Varied Linkers as Autophagy Inhibitors for Cancer and other Therapy  3/5/2019 United States Chen 10,224,481 Mechanical…

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PCI March 2019 News Roundup

Posted on — 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…

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Penn at SXSW (Penn Today, March 14)

Posted on March 14, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

This is the third year the Penn Center for Innovation has led a group of University-affiliated startups to the conferences and festivals in Austin. Every March in Austin, South by Southwest—or SXSW for short—features various festivals and conferences that mesh film, music, and interactive media. For the past three years, the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI), in an…

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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…

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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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PCI January 2019 News Roundup

Posted on January 31, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

January 2019 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: January 28 – These Philadelphia tech companies will make waves in 2019: Technical.ly realLIST (Technically Philly) January 28 – The Ultimate Guide to Startup Accelerators and Incubators in the Philadelphia Region (Philly Mag) January 29 – Infection-resistant catheter plan wins Y-Prize (Penn Today) January 30…

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