Penn Center for Innovation

PCI’s National Reach

Posted on July 25, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

During the 2018 Fiscal Year, PCI traveled to four different locations throughout the United States to share Penn technologies and companies with a broader audience.   South By Southwest (SXSW)   PCI led Penn’s presence at the SXSW Interactive Conference in March 2018 highlighting the technology, startups, and facilities that support innovation and entrepreneurship at…

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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…

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PCI May 2018 News Roundup

Posted on May 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

May 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: May 1 – How to sustain momentum in the fight against cancer (Technically Philly) May 1 – A cancer treatment that one expert called the ‘most exciting thing I’ve seen in my lifetime’ just got approved to treat more patients (Business Insider) May 1 –…

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Philly Tech Week: PCI Round up

Posted on May 8, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

From April 27 to May 5, Philadelphia celebrated the 8th annual  Philly Tech Week. As a sponsor, Penn participated in many events, including hosting the “Grow” track at the new Introduced by Technically conference on May 3, and bringing together several departments and organizations for a trade show table at the Signature Event on Friday…

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Quarterly Patents (January, February, March 2018)

Posted on — 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 Axelsen 9,855,357 Rapid Surface Disinfection Method and Apparatus  1/2/2018 United States Bennett 9,896,665 Proviral Plasmids for Production of Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus  2/20/2018 United…

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How to sustain momentum in the fight against cancer (Technically Philly, May 1, 2018)

Posted on May 1, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

  Dr. Carl June gets emotional when he remembers that moment — a historic one in science, by most accounts — when the first patient to receive experimental CAR T-cell treatment against advanced blood cancer, developed by his team, came back from the brink of death. Read More 

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PCI April 2018 News Roundup

Posted on April 30, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

April 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: April 5 – Penn announces the recipients of the 2018 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prizes (Daily Pennsylvanian) April 5 – Cracking the cancer code: Can immune therapy treat tumors? (Philly.com) April 16 – Taking Penn Engineering Technology to Market (Penn Engineering on Medium.com) April 17…

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Reverse the Clock on Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on April 23, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

Learn about ground-breaking research from Dr. Kacy Cullen and his team

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PCI March 2018 News Roundup

Posted on March 31, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

March 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: March 8 – Celebrating Penn’s innovators (Penn Today) March 12 – SXSW Day 1: Philadelphia Doesn’t Want to Be the Silicon Valley of Anything (Philly Mag) March 14 – SXSW Day 2: How Philly Stands Out at the Trade Show (Philly Mag) March 19 –…

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PCI February 2018 News Roundup

Posted on February 28, 2018 — Kat Hinkel

February 2018 news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Feb 7 – At SXSW, a two-story ‘house’ hopes to #AmplifyPhilly (Technically Philly) Feb 20 – 12 Networking Tips for Philadelphians Who Hate Networking (PBJ) Feb 21 – Penn & Novartis: On the front line of the war on cancer (Philadelphia Business Journal) Feb 26…

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