PCI October 2017 News Roundup

Posted on October 31, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

October 2017 held many excellent news stories about innovation at Penn. Some highlights: Oct. 10 – Why downtown universities help fuel the urban startup ecosystem (Curbed) Oct. 10 – Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities (Brookings) Oct. 11  – “Commercialization Guide” makes an impact as outreach tool for Penn (Technology Transfer…

Quarterly Patents (July, August, September 2017)

Posted on October 27, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

We are proud to recognize the following inventors who have been issued patents in the last quarter. Congratulations! US Patents (29) Country PI Patent Number Patent Title Issue Date United States Beltran 9,770,491 AAV-Mediated Gene Therapy for RPGR X-Link Retinal Degeneration  9/26/2017 United States Burdick 9,694,081 Protease Triggered Release of Molecules from Hydrogels  7/4/2017 United…

Penn Ranked #4 by Brookings for “downtown universities by licensing deals, disclosures, licensing income, patents, and startups”

Posted on October 10, 2017 — Kat Hinkel

Report: Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities Scott Andes | October 10, 2017 A new report, “Hidden in plain sight: The oversized impact of downtown universities,” compares the commercial outcomes of downtown research universities to their peers located in the suburbs or rural areas. On a per-student basis, “downtown” universities outperform in licensing…