Penn Center for Innovation

‘Smart aviary’ at Pennovation Works poised to break new ground in behavioral research

Posted on July 24, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

A collaboration that has brought together biologists, engineers, and physicists from Penn centers to study the reproductive behavior of birds using machine learning in a custom-built aviary at Pennovation Works. Read more

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…

Benchmarks Q&A with Carter Caldwell

Posted on July 18, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Penn Benchmarks (Preclinical and Discovery Science at Penn Medicine newsletter) interview with Carter Caldwell. Read more.

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…

Philly drone startup raises $16 million, with CIA’s venture capital arm pitching in (Inquirer)

Posted on July 3, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

Exyn Technologies, the Philadelphia robotics pioneers, announced Friday that the company has raised $16 million to expand operations. The privately-held tech firm founded by Vijay Kumar, the Dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s Engineering school, has long been on the forefront of aerial drone development. Read More The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2, 2019

June 2019 News Roundup

Posted on June 30, 2019 — Kat Hinkel

June 2019 news stories about PCI and innovation at Penn. and in Philadelphia: June 4: BIO 2019: Philadelphia-area industry leaders put on a life sciences sales pitch for the region (Philadelphia Business Journal) June 5: Why the Country’s top biotech companies are flocking to Philadelphia (Philadelphia Magazine) June 6: BIO 2019 was in Philly this…

May News Roundup

Posted on May 31, 2019 — Jessica Jones Gupta

May 10 – Leggy bots, flying bots, building bots: Here’s what Penn’s robotics hub is up to (Technical.ly Philly) May 13 –   For Philly Tech Week, a showcase for cutting-edge robots (Penn Today) May 19 –   ‘A better story’: PACT rally lauds top Philly biotech, software, boss and start-up talent (Philly.com) May 20…

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