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Penn Spinout and I-Corps Graduate Neuroflow Named as 2023 Fire Awards honorees by PHL Inno

The Fire Awards are PHL Inno’s premiere awards program, showcasing the businesses, institutions and individuals driving the Philadelphia region’s innovation scene forward.

Penn Engineering’s Nader Engheta Receives the Benjamin Franklin Medal for his work on metamaterials  

Engheta was granted this prestigious award, which is one of the world’s oldest science and technology awards, for his transformative innovations in engineering novel metamaterials.

Penn Startups Win Several PACT Enterprise Awards

viTToria Biotherapeutics and Exyn Technologies, both startups co-founded by Penn faculty, won recent awards from the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies.

Technology to help Newborns in the NICU wins 2023 President’s Innovation Prize

Penn President Liz Magill awarded the 2023 President’s Innovation Prize toGabriella Daltoso, Sophie Ishiwari, Gabriela Cano, Caroline Amanda Magro, and Tifara Eliana Boyce for their project, Sonura.

Equimeter Wins $10,000 2023 Penn Y-Prize

The Equimeter team consisted of undergraduates Ujjayi Pamidigantam (Vagelos LSM), Parthiv Patel (Vagelos LSM), and Advait T. (Vagelos LSM)

Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman named to the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Karikó and Weissman were named to the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their mRNA research which made covid-19 vaccines possible.

Vijay Kumar of Penn Engineering and Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman of the Perelman School of Medicine Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

The NAI Fellows Program is considered the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.

Nokia Bell Labs Prize: Prototype ferroelectric-diode-based memory device

Jariwala, Olsson and Stach’s first prize-winning proposal presents a prototype ferroelectric-diode-based memory device.

Faculty innovators are celebrated 

On December 6th, the Penn Center for Innovation held its 7th annual Celebration of Innovation at the Singh Center of Nanotechnology.


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