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The PCI FY22 Year in Review is now available!

>2.5 billion

Penn-licensed mRNA vaccine doses administered globally


Highest numbers of Penn patents filed in a single year


Largest amount of annual revenue generated from the commercialization of IP in Penn’s history


Funds raised or received by Penn-affiliated startups 
Read the PCI FY22 Year in Review

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

By Flavia Vitale & Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre


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Join us Tuesday, December 6th 4-5:30pm for our 7th Annual Celebration of Innovation!

Join PCI as we present some special awards for exceptional commercialization accomplishments and to celebrate Penn researchers and innovators who were named as inventors on patents issued to Penn this past fiscal year.

This year we are very pleased to host the event at the beautiful Glandt Forum within the Singh Center for Nanotechnology on Walnut Street.

PCI will give special awards for:

  • Deal of the Year
  • Newcomer of the Year
  • Startup of the Year
  • The Paul D. Sehnert Partner of the Year
  • Inventor of the Year
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Important Events

Penn Medicine Commercialization Speaker Series – Next Session is Thursday, December 1st.

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:

  • 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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Penn Engineering Commercialization Speaker Series, Session 3: Ajay Rayasam, M.S.

December 1 @ 12:00 pm

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Celebration of Innovation 2022

December 6 @ 4:00 pm

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