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University of Pittsburgh Innovation Showcase

Alumni Hall, University of Pittsburgh

PITT INNOVATORS HAVE BROKEN RECORDS THREE YEARS IN A ROW FOR TOTAL NUMBER OF STARTUPS FORMED (23 IN FISCAL YEAR 2018), AND SET NEW HIGHS FOR INVENTION DISCLOSURES, AND OPTIONS/LICENSES THIS YEAR.  PITT IS IN THE TOP THIRD OF THE TOP 100 WORLDWIDE UNIVERSITIES GRANTED U.S. PATENTS.

Come and explore Pitt's latest innovations that are creating real-world impact.

You will have the unique opportunity to network with these inventors and founders, as well as with local entrepreneurs, investors, and community leaders.

Don’t miss this opportunity to view novel Pitt discoveries that have already received development funding and mentorship from a host of sources on campus.

All Science 2018 registrants are invited to this opening reception.

Food and signature drinks from Wigle Whiskey will be served!

Schedule: 

4 p.m. Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Lecture

Science Lecture Hall (3rd Floor), Alumni Hall

Mir Imran, chair and CEO of Rani Therapeutics and chair of Incube Ventures, will give a presentation illuminating the path to success in entrepreneurship.  2018 Upstart 50 list.  Mir Imran was recently selected by the editors at the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal, as an honoree of the Upstart 50, an annual recognition of the most dynamic, disruptive and innovative people doing business today in the San Francisco Bay Area.

4:45 p.m. Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Competition & Kuzneski Innovation Cup

Science Lecture Hall (3rd Floor), Alumni Hall

Celebrate with us as we award over $62,000 to the student winners of the Wells Student Healthcare Competition and the Kuzneski Innovation Cup!

5:00 p.m. Innovation Showcase 

J.W. Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall

Join the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute for a first look at the latest Pitt-generated innovations in health care, assistive technologies, Internet of things, information technology, human performance and more.

Many of these technologies are available for licensing, and others already form the basis of local, early-stage Pitt spinoff companies.

*You must be 21 or over to consume alcohol. 


Thank you to our sponsors!!

-Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse 

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Woolstrum_headshot Karen Woolstrum

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