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

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Multipoint injection technology for efficient intracerebral drug delivery

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Important Events

Penn Engineering Commercialization Speaker Series – First Session is Wednesday September at Raisler Lounge!

This fall, the Penn Center for Innovation and Penn Engineering present three monthly sessions with expert speakers, who will discuss funding, pitching, and open source software for commercialization.

Each session is free and will take place in person (see locations below). Lunch will be provided at each event as well.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Wed, September 28 – 12pm to 1pm EST: Manny Stockman, Ph.D., Partner at Osage University Partners discusses getting your startup from an idea to funding. Location: Raisler Lounge, Towne 225 (220 South 33rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19104)
  • Thurs, October 27 – 12pm to 1pm EST: Steve Weiner, Esq., Senior Director of Innovation & Technology at PCI and Terry Bray, Ph.D. Executive Director of Licensing, Physical Sciences and Engineering at PCI cover “Pitching 101” for academic entrepreneurs. Location: Levine Hall, Room 307 (3330 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104)
  • Thurs, Dec 1- 12pm to 1pm EST: Ajay Rayasam, M.S, Associate, Technology at Osage University Partners presents the benefits of open source software for commercialization. Location: Levine Hall, Room 307 (3330 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104)

Please register for the sessions you wish to attend here.

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Upcoming Events

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Penn Engineering Commercialization Speaker Series, Session 1: Manny Stockman, Ph.D.

September 28 @ 12:00 pm

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Penn Medicine Commercialization Speaker Series, Session 2: Nabil Ullah and Matt Cohen, Ph.D.

October 13 @ 12:00 pm

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Penn Engineering Commercialization Speaker Series, Session 2: Steve Weiner, Esq. and Terry Bray, Ph.D.

October 27 @ 12:00 pm

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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


received for industry Sponsored Research Agreements
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