Penn’s one-stop solution for technology commercialization and entrepreneurship

Translating Discoveries

PCI helps to translate discoveries and ideas created at the University of Pennsylvania into new products and businesses for societal benefit.

We actively facilitate a broad range of technology development connections between Penn and the private sector. Whether the end result is a technology license, an R&D alliance, or the formation of a new venture, PCI serves as a dedicated one-stop shop for commercial partnering with Penn.

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Available Technologies

Find technology opportunities by sector or search:

Nanotechnology | Antibody | Optics & Photonics | Medical Devices | COVID-19 | Immunology | Oncology | Materials | Bioengineering | Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Featured Technology

Efficient, scalable and CMOS-compatible nonlinear photonic device based on AlScN


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Success Stories

Gyroscope Therapeutics partners with a Penn gene therapy leader, Dr. Jean Bennett

Gyroscope Therapeutics entered into a two-year sponsored research agreement with the Penn Center for Advanced Retinal and Ocular Therapeutics (CAROT) to develop novel gene therapies for serious eye diseases that can lead to permanent vision loss.

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Pitching 101: How to Present Your Startups and Technology Innovation to Potential Funders

January 19 @ 12:00 pm

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What to expect from a successful medical device product development

January 26 @ 2:00 pm

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President’s Innovation Prize Deadline

February 4

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By the Numbers – FY21


Facilitated the highest amount of aggregate licensing revenue at Penn in PCI’s history


Funds raised by Penn-affiliated startups, the most ever


The most patents ever issued to Penn and its faculty inventors in one year


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