Success Story

A record-breaking year for innovation

With its highest number of patents issued, commercial agreements, corporate-sponsored research funding, and licensing revenue receipts in a single period, the Penn Center for Innovation experienced a landmark fiscal year.

“We truly had a ‘knock-it-out-of-the-park’ year, in spite of the fact that we’re operating in the midst of the greatest disruption any of us will likely ever experience, and I think that’s extraordinary,” says John Swartley, associate vice provost and PCI managing director. “I am really grateful to the entire PCI team who continue to be extremely productive in working with faculty and external partners to create connections and enter into agreements. The pace of innovation at Penn did not slow down.”

Read the article in Penn Today

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